DDR Alarm Clock Takes Your Fingers Back to 2003

Dance, dance to much booty in the, um, wrists? Your fingers have to dance like they've never danced before to shut off the alarm. Hope you don't suck at Tap Tap Revenge. $16. [Thumbsupuk via OhGizmo via Engadget] » 7/04/09 2:00pm 7/04/09 2:00pm

Konami Releasing Silent Hill, DDR and Frogger for iPhone, Too

While Konami's announcement of Metal Gear Solid for the iPhone is tough to be topped, the company will also be releasing a few of their other big franchises as well, including Silent Hill and DDR. » 12/17/08 2:30pm 12/17/08 2:30pm

Rambus Comes Out of Dark, Sues Nvidia for Patent Infringement

It's been a while since we've heard anything about memory maker Rambus, but the company has come back into the light to sue Nvidia for patent infringement. Rambus thinks that Nvidia's use of SDR, DDR, DDR2, DDR3, GDDR, and GDDR3 SDRAM in their products violates 17 (count 'em... 17!) patents that Rambus owns. Those… » 7/11/08 4:23am 7/11/08 4:23am

Looks like the only rhythm game Red Octane cares about anymore is Guitar Hero, as they've categorically denied making new dance pads for the 360—or any other system: "There are no immediate plans to create new dance pads outside of the current products available." [Kotaku] » 10/29/07 4:19pm 10/29/07 4:19pm

Official Wii Fit Video Shows Off Hula Hooping, Soccer Headers

Nintendo put a promo video online for Wii Fit and its Balance Board accessory that shows its new title in action. After watching the video, we found out that Wii Fit can calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI). Here are some other secrets we found out about Wii Fit: » 7/11/07 4:42pm 7/11/07 4:42pm

Laser Dance Matrix: No Black Required

The Laser Dance Matrix is the brainchild of Applied Sciences. It's a DDR (Dance Dance Revolution) pad matrix for getting down up, up, right, back style. But instead of relying on pressure sensitivity as most pads do, the Laser Dance Matrix senses foot position based upon breaking the proper laser beams (we're assuming… » 5/06/07 10:54am 5/06/07 10:54am

Dealzmodo Irony: Free USB Dancing Gamepad, from Kraft

Kraft, the company that I exclusively associate with the oh-so-fattening (and delicious) mac & cheese, has this odd deal on their site. They are giving away a free DDR-style dancing pad for the PC and free copies of the DDR knock-off, StepMania. They do want you to pay shipping, which is $6, but that isn't too bad for… » 4/04/07 3:15pm 4/04/07 3:15pm

Finger-based DDR Pad For the Lazy Gamer

Tired of breaking a sweat every time you play Dance Dance Revolution?
Check out this miniature DDR pad that lets you rock out with your fingers instead of your feet. Just plug it into your PC's USB port for some Simon Says-style DDR. Sure, you'll be titled world's most slothful gamer, but who said games and exercise » 3/16/07 9:37pm 3/16/07 9:37pm

Take it to the Next Level by Building a DDR Deck

Are you a serious DDR player? I'm not talking chubby West Virginian serious, I'm talking does your life basically revolve around Dance Dance Revolution? Also, are you handy? If you answered "yes" to both these questions, I've got a project for you. » 3/13/07 1:41pm 3/13/07 1:41pm

West Virginia to Kids: Play Some DDR, Fatties

Sometimes it pays to be a bit soft around the edges. Due to childhood obesity problems in West Virginia, every public school in the state is getting a Dance Dance Revolution machine. Every school. » 2/02/07 1:45pm 2/02/07 1:45pm

Handheld DDR Pads

These are handheld pads designed use with the Playstation versions of the game Dance Dance Revolution (DDR). Before you blow your lid yelling at the fat kids of today who won't even play exercise-inducing games, hear me out. I used to be one of those DDR-playing kids back in the day, and when I didn t want to spend… » 1/25/06 9:29am 1/25/06 9:29am

DDR For The TI-83, TI-84

File this under "Awesomeness". Some dude actually took the time to "port" DDR to BASIC for the TI-83/TI-84 calculators. Unlike the original DDR where you must use your feet to dance like a complete jackass, this one lets you use your fingers. By using the directional pad on the calculator, you have to "type" with the… » 10/18/05 3:26pm 10/18/05 3:26pm

Hands On: I am the Guitar Hero!

Ever want to pretend you can play a bunch of popular songs on guitar even though you can barely strum along to an A chord? Well now's your chance to redeem yourself with Guitar Hero for the PS2. Guitar Hero uses an awesome miniature guitar controller to help you rock out to songs like "I Wanna Be Sedated" among other… » 10/14/05 7:09pm 10/14/05 7:09pm

Dance Dance Fire Fire

This is an improved version of DDR with a little a better reward/punishment system called Dance Dance Immolation. In normal DDR depending on how good and bad you do affects your score. In this version of DDR, if you are doing well, a machine blasts flames into the air wowing the crowd. Don t let those flames distract… » 8/26/05 2:41pm 8/26/05 2:41pm