Feel each punch with the ForceWear Vest

Feel each punch with the ForceWear Vest
Short of recreating smells digitally, the current crop of games is as realistic as it gets with the introduction of force feedback. This feature has been around for sometime now, but so far it has been limited to the world of car racing and steering wheels. TN Games introduced the ForceWear Vest which the gamer must wear in order to obtain the maximum benefit. Each vest comes with eight force-feedback units located all over, capable of creating up to 10 pounds of pressure in different places. I …
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Xbox 360 accessories now playable on PC

Xbox 360 accessories now playable on PC
Accessories for the Xbox 360 console are of pretty high quality so far, thanks to Microsoft’s hardworking hardware design team. Nearly everyone who has played with the wireless controller would have found it comfortable and well designed, while the wireless headset just drips of genius. One can expect the wireless racing wheel to offer the same level of quality as the other two as well. PC gamers need not feel left out as you can now use these Xbox 360 accessories in tandem with the upcoming LIV…
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Robot replaces gamer on Xbox 360

Robot replaces gamer on Xbox 360
Looks like getting achievement points on the Xbox 360 is now a task relegated to an “auto-play machine” as evident by an individual’s invention. For those in the dark, achievement points are a way for gamers to challenge themselves and pick up points on Xbox Live, the Xbox 360’s online gaming service. You can obtain points by defeating a certain number of enemies or even completing a stage within a stipulated time. Perfect Dark Zero is one game that requires gamers to unlock achievements by play…
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Wireless SNES controller for the Wii

Wireless SNES controller for the Wii
One great thing about the Nintendo Wii is its back catalog of retro games from the SNES era onwards that are bound to bring back the memories for older gamers like myself. What better way to round off that nostalgia with an old school SNES controller which is connected to the Wii wirelessly? Mark Feldman has taken the trouble to record a video tutorial that makes this cool mod possible. This project is not meant for the faint at heart who do not want to mess around with the remains of their youn…
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Computer Generated Image: Better Than Reality?

Computer Generated Image: Better Than Reality?
Indonesian CG artist Max Edwin Wahyudi has created this super image of Korean actress Song Hye Kyo. While it is tempting to shout “victory” in the quest of making CG (computer graphics) undistinguishable from real-life, I think that this is not it.First, the hair is not realistic enough (believe me, I know…), but the most difficult part in CG is to get the facial animation right. Each and everyone of us is an expert in human features and the smallest thing that is out of the ordinary thing or mo…
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Electronic Dart Board from Japan

Electronic Dart Board from Japan
If your wife grounds you from going out to have a few rounds of cold ones with your friend at the local pub while indulging in a few games of darts and some male bonding, there is always an alternative. The answer lies in Epoch Corporation’s Electronic Dart Board that is hooked up to your TV set for as close an authentic experience as possible. This $175 Electronic Dart Board comes with an easy-to-stick surface which minimizes the chances of rebounding, while featuring 16 games for you to enjoy.…
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New Japanese DS game targets females

New Japanese DS game targets females
We do know that the Nintendo DS is one of the more innovative consoles available this generation, and has a slew of interesting games that take the road less traveled. Female Power Emergency Up! is another quirky title that targets young working women who require encouragement, doling out a “feel good” for up to three months. Gamers can use this game to work on various aspects in real life, such as romance, body, and manners. Definitely interesting, but this title probably won’t do too well outs…
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Gravitonus levels playing ground

Gravitonus levels playing ground
Who is to say that physically disabled people can’t mingle with the best when it comes to gaming? The problem was there wasn’t any hardware that aided them to compete on a level playing field with the able bodied, but all of that has changed with the Gravitonus. This medical device can help paralyzed individuals control computers by using the Alternative Computer Control System which is already being used effectively by those suffering from spinal cord injury. The tongue controls the directional…
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Power your PSP with AAA batteries

Power your PSP with AAA batteries
The PSP is notorious for its poor battery life, often making a travel charger an essential tool whenever you are on a long haul trip. The AcidMods forums has a D.I.Y. solution that aims to provide you with longer hours of enjoyment on your PSP via a traditional power source – the humble AAA battery. This mod involves opening up your precious PSP, separating the battery from the circuit board, and connecting some wires to the battery holder which stores three AAA batteries as an alternative power…
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Card Saber DS stores games

Card Saber DS stores games
Most boys (and men) have this thing for swords, and I just can’t explain why. Perhaps it is the diet of video games that they grew up on. Speaking of video games, what better way to store your Nintendo DS games while you’re running around than with the Card Saber DS? Not only is it a toy sword, when you unsheath it, it will reveal enough space to store a trio of DS game carts as well as a single GBA cartridge. Those who are self-conscious ought to just stick with a regular DS carry case, while o…
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