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Game Systems

RetroN 3

No matter what sort of new technologies the video game systems come out with, the classic retro games will always hold a special place in most gamer’s hearts. This new RetroN 3 is meant to make your classic video game experience a whole lot smoother by letting you play your old NES, SNES and Sega Genesis games all on one console. It won’t play ROMs so you will still need to have your original games lying around and features two wireless controllers, or the ability to plug in the original controllers too. [GadgetReview]

Thrustmaster Ferrari Gamepads

by Johan on September 11, 2009

Thrustmaster Ferrari Gamepads

If you are a hardcore gamer, that you should try the Thrustmaster Ferrari Wireless Gamepads for the Sony PlayStation 3 and PC. The wireless pads is currently available in four models: the Ferrari Wireless Gamepad 430 Scuderia Limited Edition, the F1 Wireless Gamepad Ferrari F60 Limited Edition, the Ferrari Motors Gamepad F430 Challenge Limited Edition, the F1 Dual Analog Ferrari F60 Exclusive Edition. All controllers are also fully programmable, equipped with internal memories and provide Sony PS3 and PC compatibility. Prices start at $49.99 each for the wireless version, while the wired version will retail for $39.99 a pop. The Thrustmaster Ferrari Wireless Gamepads will go on sale in October 2009. [Press Release]

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim Released

by Johan on August 18, 2009

PS3 Slim Is Now Official

Here is good news for all Sony PlayStation fans. The Sony PlayStation 3 Slim has been officially unveiled in the US. The new model is actually a cost-reduced version of the current version. It is now 32% smaller, 36% lighter and will consume 34% less energy than its predecessor. The new Sony PlayStation 3 Slim will be released in September 2009 for 29,800 Yen ($299). Video after the jump. Read more

EU3C Unveils Filmscan35 II-2.4-TV Out Film Scanner

EU3C has showcased their new film scanner during Computex 2009. Dubbed as the Filmscan35 II-2.4-TV Out, this compact and stylish device offers a 2.4-inch wide preview color LCD, a 5MP stand alone film scanner, an easy One-Touch button scanning, an auto exposure/auto color balance, a microSD card slot and TV out function. Unfortunately, there’s no word on pricing and availability yet. Read more

VisionRacer VR3 Racing Simulator

by Isaiah on February 3, 2009

VisionRacer VR3 Racing Simulator

VisionRacer has launched another of its affordable racing simulator system known as the VR3. This Aston Martin branded VisionRacer units features a fully adjustable race bred seat so you can enjoy your virtual drive for as long as you want to. With its ergonomic design the VR3 will set you on an incredible driving experience like never before. The system itself is compatible with PlayStation, Xbox and PC. Available in two models: the base model retails for $1,211, while the higher-end model complete with PS3, LCD screen and sound system retails for $2,278. [Bornrich]

Nintendo DSi Delayed Until Next Year

by Johan on October 3, 2008

Nintendo DSi Delayed Until Next Year

As we promised yesterday, here’s the announcement for the Nintendo DSi.  Instead of from Japan, this announcement comes straight from Nintendo America, from the chief himself, Mr. Reggie Fils-Aimé.  And the announcements is..  drum rolls.. that the DSi launch date in North America has been delayed until next year. Reggie also said that the strong US sales of the current hardware model, DS Lite, is the main reason for the delay.  Boo-f-*beep*-hoo!!  [Joystiq via Video Game Blog]

Ultra Sleek Nintendo DS To Be Announced Tomorrow

by Jeremiah on October 1, 2008

Apparently Nintendo is about to announce their next-gen Nintendo DS console.  According to MCV‘s sources in Japan, Satoru Iwata will make a press release at 9pm PST tomorrow.  Not sure what time that is in Japan but this is exciting news.  We learned very little details about the new console except that it will sport MP3 playing and some camera functions.  [Gizmodo via the Video Games Blog]

Sony PlayStation 4 With a Faster Chip

by Johan on September 30, 2008

Sony PlayStation 4 With a Faster Chip

According to Impress, Sony will build a new Sony PlayStation 4 with a faster Cell chip (up to 3.2GHz) and a small size Chip (from a 90 nanometer process down to 45 nanometers). The Chip is also expected to have a higher cores from 8 to 12. The company has also decided to upgrade the memory from the very fast but expensive Rambus XDR memory in the PS3 to low-power DDR3. [Electronista via Video Game Blog]

Latest Halo 3 Trailer – ‘Keep It Clean’

by Johan on September 26, 2008

Latest Halo 3 Trailer - 'Keep It Clean'

Bungie has unveiled the new teaser trailer for Halo 3 video game entitled “Keep It Clean.” The video shows a large and futuristic city that is being destroyed. The Halo 3 logo and the words “Prepare to Drop” appear at the end of the video. Watch the trailer after the jump. [Kotaku via Video Games Blog] Read more

HP Laser Gaming Mouse

HP offers the new accessory for your gaming experience. The HP Laser Gaming Mouse is a gaming-oriented mouse that comes equipped with on-the-fly DPI switching (400 to 2,400), a maximum 50Hz polling rate, adjustable profile settings, and five programmable macro buttons. This fingerprint magnet mouse is priced at only $60. [CruchGear via Video Game Blog]