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How to make a Potato Gun . . . Shoot Farther!

So several years ago, we were one of the first to talk about the phenomenon of making a coke and mentos rocket. That has gone on for it to become a pretty big part of pop culture — or at least to the point that many people have at least heard that combining the two [...]

Classic Nintendo Themed TV Remote

Need some help rounding out your classic Nintendo collection? Old NES somewhere in the basement… CHECK. Purchased every Classic Console game on the Nintendo Wii… CHECK. But do you have a cool universal TV remote that looks just like a NES controller? No? ThinkGeek.com does and it’s ready for immediate delivery via winged turtle shell. [...]

Formula Dremel Challenge

Formula Dremel Challenge Hobby Car enthusiasts from around the UK battle it out to win tickets to the 2008 Monaco Grand Prix, hosted by Chris Barrie.

Halo 3 Sales Smash Records

Microsoft is reporting that sales for its much hyped game, Halo 3, generated $170 million during the first 20 hours of its release. Not only does this top the $125 million sales record set by Halo 2, but it also surpasses the opening-day US box office record of $59.8 million set by Sony’s “Spider-Man 3″ [...]

Halo 3 Sickness Feared

The 3rd and final edition in the Halo video game trilogy got released Monday night at midnight. Microsoft expects to sell an estimated 4 million copies of Halo 3 (read MethodShop.com review) in the U.S. during the next 30 days according to Gamesindustry.biz. Think 4 million seems a lot for a video game? Keep in [...]

Largest Hand in the World

Lui Hua can’t play the Nintendo Wii or Guitar Hero. He wants to but he physically can’t…. at least not yet. Why? Hua suffers from a rare condition known as macrodactyly. When he was hospitalized in Shanghai last month, his left thumb measured 10.2 inches and his index finger measured close to 12. From The [...]

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra performs in Second Life

A virtual Philharmonic Hall in Second Life will host a live performance by The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. The performance will be hosted in Second Life a massive online universe. Principal conductor Vasily Petrenko will conduct Ravel’s Sheherazade and Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances, as well as world premieres by composers Kenneth Hesketh and John McCabe. After [...]

MTV invests $500m into games

MTV Networks has announced that they will invest $500 million in games over the next two years. A large amount of their games are published through MTV games who is working with Harmonix in the process of preparing the eagerly awaited title ‘Rock Band’ for a Christmas release. Harmonix are the developers behind the popular [...]

Halo 3 xbox 360

To celebrate the release of the third game in the popular Halo Franchise, Microsoft are releasing a special edition Xbox 360. It shares it?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s style with the Masterchief, the main character from the Halo games but unfortunately is not going to be bundled with a version of Halo3. Features * Halo 3 Special Edition Console [...]

Mario Brothers USB Mouse

Are you stuck in the past? Still listening to Debbie Gibson’s Electric Youth on cassette and trying to beat your high score on Donkey Kong? These stylish Mario Brothers and Golden Star mice I found on GetUSB.info might get you that retro mojo you need to actually do it! Both offer a retro 8-bit appeal [...]

Nintendo Wii Outselling Sony PS3

Yesterday, the NPD Group released video game hardware sales data for April. Nintendo’s Wii and DS consoles were again the big winners, as both platforms dominated all competitors. This marks the 4th month in a row that Nintendo has nabbed the top spots with its respective systems on the hardware sales charts. The Nintendo DS [...]

Human Joysticks – NewsBreaker Live

Tired of the boring movie trivia slide shows that theaters play before the movie? How about an interactive game that the entire theater can play at the same time? MSNBC.com has this live video game experience called NewsBreaker Live that has entire theaters acting like Human Joysticks. NewsBreaker Live is modeled after the classic video [...]

Nintendo Wii Owners Making CelebriMiis

One of the new features of the Nintendo Wii, is the ability to create avatars (a virtual representation of a person) using the platform’s “Mii Channel.” The avatars can be used in various Nintendo games and even shared with other players. But creative Nintendo Wii users aren’t just creating Miis of themselves. They’ve started making [...]

How Does Duck Hunt Work?

If you grew up during the 1980′s, then perhaps you might remember playing an 8-bit shooter called Duck Hunt. Released for the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) in 1985, Duck Hunt was one of the first games to use the “NES Zapper” or light gun. At the time, my little brother and I didn’t care how [...]

Follow Matt Lauer Web Game

In 1998, the “Today” show started sending co-host Matt Lauer to far off locations like Mt. Everest and Machu Picchu, for a feature on the show called Where in the World Is Matt Lauer? But this week, American broadcasting network NBC decided to send Matt Lauer somewhere he’d never been before… a microsite. In a [...]