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While getting ready for PAX East this year, my very first video game trade show experience, I was preparing myself for a sensory overload of TV screens, video games, flashing lights and more colours than a pantone swatch booklet. What I wasn’t expecting was that at the end of the weekend one of my favourite [...]
About a year and a half ago I bought myself a sweet peripheral for my Macbook, the Vestax Spin DJ Controller. Normally I’m not a big fan of peripherals like this, but given my love of music, and interest in having an item such as this to mess around with, I couldn’t resist the $300 [...]
That’s right, someone has recreated Super Mario Bros but with a distinct difference, Mario has a Portal gun! that someone is Stabyourself.net, and they’ve done a fantastic job. The game is played with your keyboard and mouse (we’re testing controller shortly) the keyboard you use to control Mario, and the mouse is used to control the Portal [...]
He’s busy drawing Video Game heros as characters from The Simpsons! Jump inside and have a look at what one talented artist has done with our most beloved pop culture icons. We feature just the best of the best video game characters but if you head over to his website you can see much, much more!
There have been hundreds of Mario games created since the chubby plumber was introduced to the world back in the days of smoke filled arcades, but none have looked anything close to this. Jump inside to see a whole new art direction for the world famous Mario Bros. I for one, would LOVE to see what the Princess in this world would look like.
Just as the Dungeons and Dragons animated series (that ran from 1985 to 1987) comes an intro for a new animated series, The Elder Scrolls Adventures with the Dovahkids. All tongue in cheek, the clip reeks of typical animated series clips: stereotypes and intros that literally introduce every character in the series, week after week, before it starts.
The execs at Microsoft must be salivating while they await the end-of-year NPD results. Since the beginning of the year the Xbox 360 has been the #1 selling console in North America. Finishing up the last two months of the year in first place and being the top seller for 2011 would be a major accomplishment for the six-year-old console.
In their quest to give the Zelda brand the recognition it deserves on it’s 25th birthday, Nintendo of America hired production company, iam8bit, to design a Zelda-themed room in Redwood city. What could be described as my own personal heaven is beautifully detailed with art pulled right from the Zelda franchise. Everything from rupee pillows to that freaky moon [...]
I’m not so jazzed about the wallpaper, but the creativity and attention to detail in this head and torso costume of Diablo is absolutely amazing. This person, Monstercreators2010, is definitely the person you want in your corner heading into Halloween – or your local cosplay competition.
For years lots of companies have been putting out 3rd party controllers and peripherals. For just as long, most of them have been less than perfect and didn’t really measure up to the originals they were supposed to replace. Things have started to change in recent years and some of these 3rd party products are worthy of your gaming dollar. Does the new Batarang Controller from Power A measure up? Click and find out!