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  • Review: TekCase for the Nintendo DSi

    Review: TekCase for the Nintendo DSi

    Short Version: Nintendo DSi owners searching for a case that not only protects their handheld but also extends the play time will find Tekno Creations TekCase for the DSi well worth the $30 investment. Read More

  • How to install Linux on the PS3, or you can win one

    How to install Linux on the PS3, or you can win one

    The PS3 has been out for almost two years now, so it’s sorta odd to see a Popular Mechanics article explaining, in painful detail, how to install Linux on the system. But lo and behold, here we are. As you know by now, pretty much all you have to do to turn your PS3 into a fully functional computer—OpenOffice, Firefox, etc.—is download the PS3 version of Ubuntu, backup all your… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Red-colored PS2 debuts in Japan next month

    CrunchArcade: Red-colored PS2 debuts in Japan next month

    Ding ding ding d!ng…… Sony’s releasing a red-colored PS2 in Japan on July 3. It’s gonna cost you ¥16,000, or around $150, for the eight-year-old game console. Nowhere is it suggested that this model of the PS2 will be released here in the U.S. :-( And yes, in lieu of a PS3, I still have a PS2 connected to my TV, thank you very much. Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Wii Fit predicted to sell 3m copies this year (that's a lot)

    CrunchArcade: Wii Fit predicted to sell 3m copies this year (that's a lot)

    You and I already (?) know about Wii Fit, Nintendo’s upcoming Wii game that the company characterizes as a good health-promoting alternative to the usual FPS or dungeon crawl. Now, though, the mainstream, non-tech press is catching on, with Murdoch’s New York Post publishing a piece two days ago explaining the game’s potential appeal. A monocle-wearing analyst expects Nintendo to… Read More

  • Video Game Sales Rise 20 Percent

    Video Game Sales Rise 20 Percent

    Last month video game sales jumped up 20 percent, a sharp increase over previous months. The reason for such a spike in the video game market? Nintendo. With the release of new Pokemon games and Wii sales still going strong, Nintendo took the lead for April, selling 360,000 Wii units to 14-year-olds around the country. Sony and Microsoft also contributed to the $839 million worth of hardware and… Read More