Gaming & Sports

  • Magic Bench: Disney’s New Mixed Reality Toy (Video)

    Magic Bench: Disney’s New Mixed Reality Toy (Video)

    The Disney R&D people may have finally lost it. I say that because they have spent millions of dollars on a new project called Magic Bench, which I’m pretty sure is just a gussied-up version of the ghost-in-the-car gag at the end of The Haunted Mansion ride. That’s probably being a little harsh on it, […]

  • ‘Save Every Breath: The Dunkirk VR Experience’ (Video)

    ‘Save Every Breath: The Dunkirk VR Experience’ (Video)

    I’m not sure about the tastefulness of such a project, but apparently Intel and Warner Bros. have teamed up to bring us a virtual reality experience based on the upcoming World War II epic Dunkirk. It’s called Save Every Breath: The Dunkirk VR Experience, which will allow users to relive one of the most harrowing […]

  • Keymu: Functional Portable Console Fits on a Key Chain

    Keymu: Functional Portable Console Fits on a Key Chain

    When the Game Boy Advance SP came out almost 15 years ago, it was pretty much as small as portable video game consoles got. Now, it’s making an unofficial return as the model for Keymu, an open source invention developer c.Invent that’s like a miniature Nintendo Game Boy, so small it can fit on a […]

  • ‘Borg/McEnroe': Shia LaBeouf Plays Infamous Tennis Star (Trailer)

    ‘Borg/McEnroe': Shia LaBeouf Plays Infamous Tennis Star (Trailer)

    In one of those Independence Day/Mars Attacks, Armageddon/Deep Impact situations, there are not one but two big screen depictions of famous pro tennis feuds coming to theaters around the same time. The first to be promoted online was Battle of the Sexes, and now we have a trailer for Borg/McEnroe. Borg/McEnroe appears to be the […]

  • ColorWare Joy Con Classic: Inspired by Original NES Controller

    ColorWare Joy Con Classic: Inspired by Original NES Controller

    If you’re lucky and so inclined, you’re getting to play a little video games this July 4th. It’s too bad that you’re just now finding out about these cool Nintendo Switch controllers from ColorWare, inspired as they are by the original rectangles used to control the NES back in the 80s – the ColorWare Joy […]

  • Anippon Sonic the Hedgehog Slip-On Sneakers

    Anippon Sonic the Hedgehog Slip-On Sneakers

    If you grew up during Sonic the Hedgehog‘s early 90s heyday, it’s a safe bet you’ve at one time or another wanted to dress like Sonic. There are a few obstacles to this goal, though, first and foremost the fact that he’s mostly naked except for socks and sneakers – a look that only the […]

  • SNES Classic Edition Announced by Nintendo

    SNES Classic Edition Announced by Nintendo

    Hopefully, although I’m not that optimistic, you were able to get your hands on an NES Classic Edition before they were discontinued and relegated to eBay for all eternity. If you didn’t though, you might have another chance to get something that’s (arguably) even cooler – the recently announced SNES Classic Edition. The SNES Classic […]

  • ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Augmented Reality Game (Video)

    ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Augmented Reality Game (Video)

    If the future really is going to be an augmented reality nightmare, the very least we can hope for is that we get to smash some Goombas in the bargain. A developer by the name of Abhishek Singh has given us a look at that possibility, by creating a Super Mario Bros. augmented reality game […]