Flat widescreen monitors? Glowing keyboards and mice? Controllers with analog thumbsticks? The late ‘90s PC gamer needed not such things.
Remember the Virtual Boy, Nintendo's early, failed foray into virtual reality gaming? Twenty years after its release, somebody's finally figured out the best use for the unwieldily console: Giving all of your friends a handlebar moustache.
Borrowing the simple joy of the 8-bit era at its finest, The Incident is a wonderful take on casual iOS gaming. A nostalgic, chipper soundtrack, wonderfully bright graphics, gameplay that's perfect for several-minute stretches, and an extremely disturbing premise.
Lifehacker's outdone their find of retro gaming wallpapers and found some re-made and re-rendered retro gaming wallpapers on Deviant Art. Super sweet doesn't begin to describe these.
We applaud the craftsmanship of this homemade LED hat, especially the nerd-core Space Invaders and Pac Man animations, but seriously, I think there's a reason the digital milliner is never shown actually wearing the hat. CORRECTION: For 2 seconds at the very end, you do see him wearing the hat. I rest my case. [Hacked…
A fresh app on Google Code claims to allow hacked iPhone users to play classic NES games. Based on the open-source portable NES emulator InfoNES, the emulator still has its training wheels on. Allegedly, games will run slightly slower than on an actual NES (or standard emulator) and you won't get any sound output yet.…