Gaming & Toys

Giveaway for Geeks! Win the PC Game of your choice!

We’ve teamed up with the folks at Cheapdigitaldownload.com to bring you a Thanksgiving giveaway of a CD key for any PC game of your choice. Cheapdigitaldownload is one of the web’s biggest dedicated games guide and review sites. They test and anonymously check CD key vendors of games on PCs, Gamecard and Xbox. How to Enter? Simple: […]

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The iPad as a Gaming Console

OnLive on an iPad for gaming

The impossibility of technology can often be well…seemingly impossible. There has been some talk about OnLive. I say some because many have deemed what OnLive claims to be able to do impossible. Many gaming sites such as EuroGamer don’t believe it is possible, but with the testing of an avid gamer on Popular Science, Dan […]

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Razer Talon – World’s First Gaming Bio-Exoskeleton

RazerTalon

Pro-gamers seem to get faster and faster on the games they’re playing with every day that goes by, leaving us mere mortals with no chance of being able to beat them. A standard gamer can hit around 100 actions per minute (APM), and a pro-gamer 300 APM. The Razer Talon exoskeleton for your hand allows […]

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World’s Largest Miniature Airport Opens for Business

Forget Hatsfield-Jackson or Heathrow, the Knuffingen Airport is now the world’s biggest ‘little’ airport. Knuffingen Airport is the latest attraction to Miniatur Wunderland in Germany. The display area takes up 150 square meters, it took seven years to build and cost $4.8m. The planes (ranging from Cessna to Airbus A380) take off and land like […]

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Review: Angry Birds Squeezable Soft Toy With Sounds

Angry Birds Stuffed Toy with Sounds

When I got the invitation to try out the Angry Birds soft toy with authentic sounds, I just had to say yes. This soft toy about 4″ across fits comfortably in an adult hand, and my 1-year-old loved holding it with both of hers. Although she doesn’t know what the Angry Birds app/video game is, […]

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Are Sifteo Blocks ‘The Future of Play’?

Sifteo

Sifteo – the future of play. OK – so the slogan got me hooked, but I don’t think I’m too happy with this being the future of play/gaming. Sifteo is essentially a set of 1.5″ (inch) cubes with color displays that you interact with to play a series of challenging games (for adults) or simpler […]

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Angry Birds – Now with T-shirts

Angry Birds T-shirt

Wow, this Angry Birds thing is unbelievably for real. First the game, the variations, t-shirts and even an upcoming movie (?!). Pictured is just one of 3 Tees that Nerdy Shirts sells. They’re currently on sale too. Yeah, this isn’t really a gadget, but you gotta admit, AB is just one of those memes we […]

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8-Bit Death – the Collection

A bit of nostalgic retro for you today. If you ever played any of these 80s video games (seems like mostly Atari 2600 games), you’re going to love this video created by Boing Boing – it’s a collection of how the main characters die. And the music that goes along with it is just gloriously […]

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Atari Greatest Hits – Ultimate Collector’s Games

AtariGreatestHits

Most people would agree that games today, no matter how good the graphics or how realistic the plot, just can’t compete with playing some of the original classics. Luckily the people at Atari have heard our cries, and released their “Greatest Hits” for Nintendo DS We hardly need to explain what the games are, all […]

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You Rock Guitar Takes Guitar Hero to the Next Level

YouRockGuitar

The You Rock Guitar is the perfect gizmo for bridging the gap between real music and rhythm gaming such as Guitar Hero. Here we have the most realistic guitar on the market that is compatible with the likes of Rock Band and Guitar Hero, with lots of other features including MIDI output. The You Rock […]

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