Movie filmed to look like a first person shooter game looks incredible

Here's an action scene from a movie called Hardcore that's filmed completely from one character's point of view so it looks exactly like a first person shooter video game. In fact, it's so good, it's as if those FPS video games like Call of Duty all of a sudden came to life. Watch it. » 11/03/14 10:13pm 11/03/14 10:13pm

If Going to a Party Was Like Playing a Video Game

Let's face it, for some gamers going to a party is harder than playing a video game. And for partiers, playing video games is harder than partying. So what if we combined the two worlds and made a video game just for partying? It'd be a lot tougher than you think. Balancing getting drunk, meeting people, hanging… » 4/06/13 1:00am 4/06/13 1:00am

Watching a Video Shot in 2,564 Frames per Second is Mind Numbingly…

Tom Guilmette was playing around and testing out the Phantom Flex camera in his hotel room one night and had so much fun he never got any sleep. Watch coins fall, water drip and, my personal favorite, a BlackBerry jiggle in the video above. I wish we could slow down time like this whenever we wanted to. [Vimeo via … » 2/12/11 4:00pm 2/12/11 4:00pm

Novint Falcon Controller with Gun Attachment Reviewed (Verdict: Awesome)

It has been almost a year since we first heard that Novint would add a pistol grip accessory » 9/12/08 7:00pm 9/12/08 7:00pm to their 3D Haptic Joystick—but the update has yet to hit the market. Nonetheless, got a chance to play a few FPS games with the add-on and were blown away by the level of feedback and control, saying that it completely…

Zalman FPSGun Mouse Reviewed (Verdict: Not Good For Man Hands)

I have always been frustrated using a standard mouse when it comes to playing FPS on a PC. Granted, most of that is due to the fact that I suck—but I digress. Zalman's new FPSGun FG1000 is attempting to incorporate a more visceral experience into the popular FPS genre with a uniquely designed gun-like mouse. Maximum… » 1/30/08 7:40pm 1/30/08 7:40pm

XFPS Mouse and Keyboard Adapter Now Available For PS3

The XFPS adapter that lets you plug in a USB or PS2 mouse and keyboard and map it to the appropriate commands on your PlayStation 3 controller is now available. This thing made sense when it was released for the Xbox 360 (which doesn't support a mouse and keyboard in ANY game), but why would you need it for the PS3?… » 1/28/08 11:54am 1/28/08 11:54am

XCM XFPS Xbox 360 Keyboard/Mouse Adapter In Action

Despite whatever feelings you may have on the "fairness" of using a keyboard and mouse controller when others are using the joysticks, here's a video on how the XCM XFPS » 12/22/06 6:30pm 12/22/06 6:30pm adapter actually works. You can assign different keys on your keyboard and mouse to map to the buttons on the 360's controller (video of that…