ThinkGeek has a new controller for iOS fans, one that wants you to take your fingers off the screen and play classic games the way they were meant to be played when games were measured in bits: with a controller. The iCade 8-Bitty looks like an NES controller and plays like its successor, the controller for the SNES.
Some would say gaming is as much a part of life as having a good meal. For those who believe that (and are lucky enough to be in the vicinity of Tokyo), a visit to the Capcom Bar is a must see destination. Yes, it's that Capcom — maker of some of the most classic video game titles out there.
I'm with Ray in that I don't really care all that much about the actual football played during the Super Bowl. You know what? If the Giants were actual giants and the Patriots were Skyrim-loving freedom fighters, well, that would get me interested.
What does a controller look like when you design for folks who are going to really beat the hell out of it? Mad Catz made this controller to be used by players who attend Major League Gaming events, and that means that this thing has more more moving parts than a Transformer.
Come March, fans of fighting games are getting treated to quite the epic showdown in Street Fighter X Tekken, which will pit the two venerable franchises against one another. To celebrate, Mad Catz is rolling out a special edition of its FightStick line, and unlike the characters, you can get two sticks to play nice together.
In what has to go down in the history books as the best bounce back from a bad relationship ever, Eric Smith used the engagement ring he intended to propose with to buy a full-size suit of Master Chief's iconic green armor from the Halo series.
The past few years has seen a lot of innovation in the realm of game controllers. From motion controllers to touchscreens to tablets like the Wii U, we've come a long way from the tried-and-tested joystick. Now we may have the most groundbreaking controller yet: your eyes.
First it was solving a complex protein puzzle related to the HIV virus, and this time it is the 40,000 registered users of the game Planet Hunters who have identified 69 potential new planets and two very strong candidate planets outside the Earth's solar system. We think we see a new trend in the making.
We always knew gamers had serious smarts, but now the rest of the world knows it, too. Gamers have been listed alongside scientists as responsible for cracking the code of how an enzyme of an AIDS-like virus is put together.
You read that headline correctly. Nolan Bushnell, who you may know as Atari's founder says he's been working on a project called "Speed to Learn" — a cloud computing game that he believes can be implemented to give students a complete high school education in under one year.