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How the Xbox 360 camera might be used

By Spencer . May 15, 2006 . 11:16am

Only by exploring the boonies of the Staples Center we found GestureTek. They previously worked on Sony’s EyeToy and now they created a head lock on program for the Xbox 360’s camera. The early demonstration showed how the camera can lock on to a person’s face and follow their movements. GestureTek also mentioned Halo 3 […]

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Legend of Zelda papercraft

By Spencer . April 28, 2006 . 12:43pm

Link grew up in the Twilight Princess, but the DS Zelda game, the Phantom Hourglass, keeps the Celda look from the Wind Waker. While you’re waiting for news on what enhancements the Twilight Princess got from an extra year in development check out this Zelda papercraft. Just print out the two image files below, grab […]

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More than meets the eye DS voice recorders

By Spencer . April 20, 2006 . 1:08pm

Sure your Nintendo DS has a built in microphone for gaming input, but what if you were on a secret mission to scope out secrets at E3? Then this pocket voice recorder cleverly disguised as DS is your ticket to fame. The unit flips open and can be controlled via the face buttons to record […]

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A look inside the Mother 3 deluxe box

By Spencer . April 18, 2006 . 3:24pm

Mother 3 the long awaited sequel to Earthbound is in stores a day early. Nintendo released a limited number of deluxe box sets that came with a Game Boy Micro, Mother 3 cart and a case that says “Welcome to the Mother 3 world”. Play-Asia has an early look at what’s inside the package with […]

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Things not to do with your DS Lite

By Spencer . April 15, 2006 . 5:02pm

So you just spent hours waiting in line and passed on part of your paycheck to buy a DS… again. After all that trouble why would you put your new DS Lite in the microwave? That’s just one of the funny warning messages in the DS Lite instruction manual. Check out more over at Ars […]

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The art of Biohazard (ads)

By Spencer . April 13, 2006 . 10:02am

Lots of games get art books, but only the Resident Evil series has a book filled with ads for sale. The Biohazard art book was released by Capcom to celebrate the series’ tenth anniversary. In 112 pages the Biohazard Ad Arts Collection packs in ads from all of the games in the series starting with […]

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80’s Super Mario Brothers activity book

By Spencer . April 12, 2006 . 11:40am

Before we had Game Boys for entertainment on long plane rides we had activity books. These time killers had games to play, pictures to color and occasionally papercraft. Fortunately the Super Mario Brothers activity book from Golden had it all. The first few pages had the story of Super Mario Brothers to color in. Golden’s […]

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Red Bull working on a game?!

By Spencer . March 31, 2006 . 9:58am

Yes it’s true the energy drink creator is working on a game based on breakdancing. The game idea initially came from Red Bull’s BC One Event and the increasing popularity of breakdancing. The game has two b-boys face off in an arena and pull off dance tricks like freezes, swipes and headspins. The game is […]

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Build a robot on a budget

By Spencer . March 29, 2006 . 10:59pm

Over at Woot! for one day or before their servers crash is the Vex Robotic Kit for $180 smackers plus $5 shipping/handling. Normally this retails for about $300 at Radioshack, but as usual woot pulls off a sweet deal. The kit has a couple of motors, wheels, gears and a microcontroller totaling five hundred pieces. […]

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I am 8 bit opens up for submissions

By Spencer . March 21, 2006 . 5:30pm

It’s coming soon, the grand opening of the second coming I am 8 bit gallery in Los Angeles in April. You could go check out the show or you can have your artwork showcased in it. Between now and April 7th IGN and the gallery are running a contest where you can submit your masterpiece […]