videogames

  • Homemade handheld Ardu Game shakes it up with retro look

    Homemade handheld Ardu Game shakes it up with retro look

    Ardu Game by BricoGeek is a portable videogame made out of old parts. Using rescued buttons from a PSP the handheld sports some stylish vintage looks. An accelerometer is incorporated, which add a fun dimension to a simple ball game that was programmed for the machine. The source code is available on their site. All the juicy details of how it’s made and what is in it, here. via Make Read More

  • Mystery surrounds pulled Bungie E3 trailer: New Halo?

    Mystery surrounds pulled Bungie E3 trailer: New Halo?

    Quick, someone get Columbo on the phone, we’ve got ourselves a veritable mystery that needs solvin’. Well, that may be a bit of a stretch, but some folks are wildly speculating over the fact that Microsoft withheld a Bungie trailer that was supposed to end its press conference last week at E3. Now, the only way that could happen, the only sway Microsoft has over Bungie, is if… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Zero Punctuation does it again, this time to the Wii

    http://update.videoegg.com/flash/proxy.swf?jsver=1.4 I hate me some Wii, but Zero Punctuation is usually able to review Wii games without completely upsetting anyone but the most wankerish fanboys. This one is about Zach & Wiki, an adventure game. Read More

  • New Mexico wants to tax video games to make kids less giant

    [photopress:games_for_guns_mexico.jpg,full,center] If there’s one thing we’ve learned over and over again, it’s that you can’t tax people into changing their ways. They’ll still buy cigarettes, gas, and booze, but instead of buying less, they’ll just curse the government and vote for Ron Paul. New Mexico, though, hasn’t learned, as some of its… Read More

  • Hitachi predicts 4TB hard drives by 2011 (and an important public service announcement from me to you)

    Hitachi predicts 4TB hard drives by 2011 (and an important public service announcement from me to you)


    That’s one big hard drive! Want a 4TB hard drive? Got four years to wait? Good, because that’s how long, according to Hitachi, it’ll take for us to see such drives, roughly keeping us on the double-storage-capacity-every-year track. Such a hard drive would be able to hold “more than a million” songs, says the BBC. (I have around 7,000 songs on my computer, which… Read More

  • Xbox Live Arcade Heads To PCs By Year's End

    Xbox Live Arcade Heads To PCs By Year's End

    I love announcements for announcements’ sake. Microsoft said at Gamerfest that it will, somehow, someway, release Xbox Live Arcade for the PC in time for the holidays. It didn’t say how it plans to implement this feature into its nascent Live for PC offerings—what games will be available, will already purchased games be transferrable and/or playable on the PC, etc.—but… Read More