Xbox 360 Elite arrives

Xbox 360 Elite arrives
The Xbox 360 Elite is no longer a rumor or vaporware thanks to its official release today. Priced at $479, you get the Xbox 360 console, a 120GB hard drive, and an HDMI cable for all your High Definition needs, all packed into one sleek black case. Existing Xbox 360 owners will be able to pick up the standalone 120GB hard drive from April 29 onwards for $179.99. To maximize the Elite’s launch, Microsoft has also put up black accessories such as wireless controllers, a rechargeable battery pack, …
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BenQ unveils monitor for gamers

BenQ unveils monitor for gamers
Gamers rejoice! BenQ is currently offering the FP94VW LCD monitor that offers 19″ of gaming goodness at a resolution of 1440 x 900, a brightness level of 300cd/m2, and a contrast ratio of 800 to 1. Just in case you’re looking out for the magical number, take note that the FP94VW boasts a 2ms response time which is more than adequate for games and movies alike. Additional features include a DVI-D HDCP port and an HDMI port for you to hook up an Xbox 360 or PS3. Interested parties will be able to …
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Mini Brain Trainer for your cerebrum

Mini Brain Trainer for your cerebrum
Being fit doesn’t consist of just the physical aspect of things, as you need to keep your mental health in tip top condition to balance things up. This mental health fever has definitely increased over the years, culminating in the amount of brain games that are available on the Nintendo DS platform. For those who can’t afford a DS and a copy of Brain Age, there is always the Mini Brain Trainer device which improves your mental capabilities and memory via a quartet of games that come with five l…
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FragFX makes console FPS easier to play

FragFX makes console FPS easier to play
Somehow, consoles aren’t exactly the most conducive environments to play a first person shooter due to the awkward controls when compared to a computer’s keyboard and mouse combo. The playing field might still be lopsided by a wide margin, but at least the introduction of SplitFish GameWare’s FragFX controller for the PlayStation 3 helps level things up by a slight notch. This device consists of a right hand mouse controller and a detachable left hand grip controller, featuring a full range of m…
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DDR Mat has a fresh new look

DDR Mat has a fresh new look
Dance Dance Revolution was all the rage a few years ago, and you hardly see anyone busting out these dance mats during a party anymore, not since the Nintendo Wii and its bunch of quirky games were released anyway. The Metal Pad DDR Platinum Pro targets the hardcore dancers, as this special mat features nine stainless steel pads, a thick metal frame and hand rail for greater support, and a surface that offers three times the firmness of a standard filmsy dance mat. It weighs a whooping 35kg, so …
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RoboDS controls tiny robot

RoboDS controls tiny robot
We all know that the DS is a nifty little device that can check your brain age, cook up recipes, help out in English, and even act as a virtual museum tour guide, so be prepared to add robot controller to its already glowing resume. The RoboDS project consists of a robot kit, the necessary connectors, and a cart that must be connected to the DS for programming. When done, your DS will be able to control a miniature wheeled robot via WiFi, and with a little tinkering you would be able to mount ca…
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Attack NES keypad for massive damage

Attack NES keypad for massive damage
Check out this uber huge NES controller that can be found outside on a game store window display. It looks pretty cool and all, but unfortunately, it doesn’t work. Does anyone else have the time and technical expertise to improve upon this version and make a working model? After all, there is nothing quite like punching on large buttons while you’re trying to guide Samus through a treacherous cave. Come to think of it, this giant NES controller kinda resembles the original Xbox controller when i…
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Sony PSP revamp confirmed

Sony PSP revamp confirmed
Hmm, Sony seems to be getting its act together with the announcement of the PlayStation Home last week, followed by confirmation of widespread rumors that a spanking new PSP will be on its way. The revamped PSP is nothing more than a physical redesign, and it will come in a smaller and lighter version. Fans of the PSP’s generous screen will be pleased to know that the screen size will remain as it is, which is a good thing. There is still no word on a release date nor the production time frame. …
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Ultimate Dance Deck 2.0 finished

Ultimate Dance Deck 2.0 finished
You can’t be serious if you tell me that you haven’t yet played Dance Dance Revolution at the arcade or at home. After all, who can resist breaking a sweat while stomping on those dance pads? The Ultimate Dance Deck 2.0 from Inventgeek definitely beats whatever commercial offerings that are available in the market, since it was a labor of love. This deck comes with red, blue, and green LEDs that work best when played in a dark room. You won’t be able to purchase one anytime soon, but if you have…
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3D Game O’ by Sandio, the world’s first 3D gaming mouse

3D Game O’ by Sandio, the world’s first 3D gaming mouse
This gadget, launched during CES 2007, adds the third dimension navigation to the regular mouse. In addition, you can rotate the virtual objects using the lateral buttons. Now, when you play a first person shooter you can eat or do whatever you want with the other hand because the 3D Game O’ offers gamers a way to move forward, backward and sideways and jump, crouch, pitch, yaw, and roll without using the keyboard.Sandio is announcing that the mouse will support Second Life from Linden Lab and V…
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