Railroad Crossing Sign: The Latest Alarm Clock For You to Toss Across a Room

The latest wacky creation from Japanese manufacturer Banpresto »10/24/08 5:10pm10/24/08 5:10pm comes to us in a form that looks very much like a railroad crossing sign. Truth be told, it is actually an alarm clock that lights up and mimics the sound of a train approach warning when it's time to get up. Fortunately, the giant button on the base will…


Banpresto Skyrium Lamp Brings Northern Lights, Psychedelia to Your Living Room

Banpresto's new Skyrium lamp might be just the ticket for those who like to enhance their trips to psychedelic dreamland with some whacky ambient lighting. Its diffusing lens and nine multicolored LEDs project ethereal cloud patterns onto walls and ceilings, with selectable themes to match your drug of choice mood.… »2/28/08 9:05am2/28/08 9:05am

Panoramic Mecha Simulator Arcade Game is Networked, Awesome

It may look like a decompression chamber, but Senjo No Kizuna is a networked arcade game in which you pilot a Mecha against other players. The game, developed by Banpresto, is, according to notre ami de Akihabara who gave it a spin, pretty damn good. Regular players can log their gaming history (scores, weapons, etc)… »10/19/07 6:40am10/19/07 6:40am