New Nintendo 3DS Review: A Terrible Name for a Worthy Successor

Portable gaming is Nintendo's wheelhouse: it pioneered the category with the Game Boy, reinvented it with the Nintendo DS, and uses its current generation, the Nintendo 3DS, to help pay the bills in the wake of underwhelming Wii U sales. Starting today, you can buy the company's latest gaming handheld: The New »2/13/15 1:00pm2/13/15 1:00pm


Atari 2600 Crammed Into Sega Game Gear Is Wonderfully Backwards Mod

An awkward cross-breed time-travelling mongrel is a fairly fitting description for this mod that's jammed an Atari 2600 emulator into the shell of a Sega Game Gear. Sure, it's not the prettiest of mods »11/26/08 10:50am11/26/08 10:50am, but taking the '80s-era Atari and squishing it into the '90s-era Sega took some tricky work: it has a built-in…

Peek Handheld Can Now View Images, Text Unlimitedly

The Peek handheld, recently named the Time's best gadget of 2008 »11/18/08 11:15pm11/18/08 11:15pm, has now gotten even better with two added features. While we knew was already coming to the device, it's a pleasant surprise to find out it can now view images too. Peek will show .JPG, .GIF, .PNG and .BMP file formats when you click the “View Image”…

PSP Hack Turns Your Handheld Into a 2nd Computer Screen

You know what was the first thing I thought when I got my hands on a PSP? This screen would make a really great second computer monitor... No, I'm just kidding; never in my life would I think that. But apparently PSP homebrew developer Jochen Schleu did, and worked up a mod that lets you use your PSP as a 960x544… »10/07/08 10:15pm10/07/08 10:15pm

Nintendo DSi Boosts Screen Size, Adds Camera and Audio Player

The newest iteration of the Nintendo DS, the Dsi, has come out of hiding! The company's new handheld gets a 17% bigger screen (measuring in at 3.25 inches), a .3 megapixel camera, an SD memory card slot, and "audio enhancements" like the ability to listen to mp3s, adjust pitch and playback.The DSi will also feature… »10/02/08 1:06am10/02/08 1:06am

Revive Those Repressed Sega Genesis Memories With 16-bit Blaze Portable Game Player

If you weren't lucky enough to have an SNES back in the '90s, and were instead stuck with a Sega Megadrive (Genesis), the Blaze 16-bit handheld will bring a flood of those memories back to the surface and them some. The controller setup is even the same, complete with the Start button switching that made fighters like… »7/27/08 3:00pm7/27/08 3:00pm