We Want One! More [8bit] Crap

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British site The Cool Hunter is selling this beautiful piece of hardware that would be right at home as the new kitchen table of [8bit] Central. It comes loaded with PacMan, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Space Invaders, Frogger and 44 other 80’s classics. The company even claims it’s durable enough to…

Wii A Powerful Physical Therapy Tool

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This isn’t a new story by any means. We’ve been hearing bits an pieces about this almost since the Wii’s introduction. That doesn’t make it any less cool the the system is finding wide application as physical therapy. It makes sense that the movements involved would be helpful and I’m…

Vanity Fair Confirms: The Force Unleashed Will Rule

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I’ve been reading about this game for a long, long time, and everything about it looks super cool. Many innovations are promised but how many times have we heard that? Well, it appears that the mainstream media is starting to take notice as well and the fine journalists over at…

DICE Action and Cupcakes

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In case you didn’t know, the DICE (Design Innovate Communicate Entertain) Summit is happening right now in Vegas. We were all on assignment with other big projects already (more on that later), so direct your attention to the excellent and practically live coverage that the good folks from Wired are…

Seriously Sony, Cut The Crap!

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In March Japan is getting this slick looking silver PS3 for $372. It doesn’t have the bigass harddrive I want or the backwards compatibility, but it does have duelshock 3 and that space-age looking silver case. Nice looking. Why does Japan get all the cool shit? More on the new…

Wait? What? Wii won’t inhale?

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I am guessing this is not news to anyone here (Kav, Ben, Russ…), but things are so slow, this is the most interesting thing I have come across in the last couple of days. It turns out, people are retarded. I know, shocking. Smoking has always been an issue with…

3DMark, No Longer Just Making Graphics

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If you have ever benchmarked you computer, chances are you’ve used 3DMark. Essentially it throws unbelievable graphics at your machine and then you get to see how many frames per second you get. Pretty fucking useless, unless you are a computer nerd, right? Well now 3DMark is putting those graphics…

Sony, Stop Giving Me Reasons To Wait!

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It isn’t a secret in the 8bit world that I’ve been talking about buying a PS3 for a long time. A long time. I don’t actually play hours a day like most of the people interested in this site. Hell, my favorite franchise is LEGO. A system upgrade hasn’t been…