• Don’t Compare Blue Origin’s Success to SpaceX’s Failures Crunch Network

    Don’t Compare Blue Origin’s Success to SpaceX’s Failures

    The space industry is more diverse today than ever before and not all reusable rockets are created equal. After Blue Origin’s successful test many suggested that SpaceX, who is working on their own reusable orbital rocket, was falling behind. Read More

  • Try To Land The SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Yourself

    Try To Land The SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Yourself

    Elon Musk’s SpaceX is trying to launch a spacecraft and have the rockets return safely to Earth…specifically on a floating barge. As it turns out, it’s not that easy. And it costs a lot of money. There’s now a web game that lets you give it a try yourself. Read More

  • SpaceX Has Nearly A Full Uber Funding In Contracts

    SpaceX Has Nearly A Full Uber Funding In Contracts

    Sending things to space isn’t cheap, which is exactly why Elon Musk got into the business with SpaceX. In a press release today about some newly signed contracts for use of its Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launch vehicles, the company updated just how much money it has booked. Seven Billion Dollars under contract for the 60 missions on manifest. To put all of this into perspective, Uber… Read More

  • Here’s A Close Look At Disney Infinity 3.0’s Star Wars Rise Against The Empire Play Set

    Here’s A Close Look At Disney Infinity 3.0’s Star Wars Rise Against The Empire Play Set

    Disney knows a it has a good thing going with its Infinity line of interactive toys, which is way it wasted little time integrating Star Wars into the franchise. The new Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition arrives later this year, and now we’re getting a closer look at the Star Wars Rise Against The Empire Play Set. This is an add-on set that goes with the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter… Read More

  • Novint Falcon controller coming to consoles, maybe

    Jealous of your PC gaming friends who have the rather awesome Falcon controller? Well, the CEO of Novint hears your cries. And market share. You’ll just have to wait until probably the end of 2009 before it’s actually available. Read More

  • Novint partnering with Valve to make freaky, awesome robo-peripheral useful

    A while ago I posted about how Novint, an innovative and ambitious peripheral company took their freaky-deaky Falcon controller straight to EA instead of standing around like some kind of techno-wallflower. Well, it worked out pretty well and they’re leveraging it into more deals: they’re teaming up with Valve to add Falcon support to a ton of their games. As befitting my… Read More

  • Creative peripherals made fun and EAsy with Novint's Falcon

    You see all these console and PC peripherals out there, from the Wii wheel to the Wolf King we’re giving away. Rock Band is probably the most salient example of games driving peripheral sales, but Novint, creator of the potentially-awesome-but we-understand-if-you’re-skeptical-about-it Falcon, has a different approach. They went straight to the dark side: Electronic Arts. By… Read More

  • The Xbox 360 Falcon has landed?

    Could it be? Were the rumors true? Has the Falcon Xbox 360 landed? It appears so. According to the blokes over at Xbox Forums, the Halo 3 edition is juiced with the 65nm CPUs that are purported to run cooler, which in turn would reduce any further RROD units. Pretty sure those price cuts were a direct result of the switch. 65nm (Falcon), BenQ, Heatsink Discussion [Xbox Forums] Read More

  • Novint Falcon Hitting CompUSA

    Hey, everybody! Remember that 3D touch game doohickey we told you about a few months ago? Yeah know, where you can feel shapes, textures and weight. Well, if you’ve been waiting-and I know you have been-hit up your local CompUSA store beginning October 8th and pick up a Novint Falcon game controller. There’s a super exclusive Limited Edition Novint Falcon Bundle for $239 that… Read More