DIY Duck Hunt Lamp Still Has That Blasted Laughing Dog

When I look at the classic Nintendo Zapper I think of my younger days as a screaming, hot-headed 8-bit gamer, but not Fluffypants. No siree. The enterprising DIY lamp artist looked at the orange and gray plastic and saw a lamp. A few hours and one fabricated cardboard NES cartridge stand later, that laughing dog was… » 5/11/08 4:00pm 5/11/08 4:00pm

Lego Zapper Mod: Everything You Love About Guns, Gaming and Legos

It doesn't look like it would be all that comfortable to wield, but we are talking about a Lego zapper mod here —so who really cares. It may not be as comfortable as commercial zappers, but the thing to keep in mind is that it works. And by the looks of things it probably won't be all that difficult to pull off… » 12/03/07 8:20pm 12/03/07 8:20pm

Wii Zapper Box Makes Us a Little Excited

Our extended family at Kotaku just dropped this image of the Wii Zapper's official box. Sure, the cardboard antics will not get you wet in your nether regions, but the bundled Link Crossbow Training mini game extra and all its confirmed zappy goodness just might. The game will involve three different set player modes… » 9/22/07 6:00pm 9/22/07 6:00pm

Parents Think Wii Zapper Might As Well Come With an NRA Application

NJ.com, your source for "everything Jersey" asked people what they thought of the "gun-like" Wii Zapper in their weekly Question of the, um, Week segment. The responses poured in and they were extremely negative. The catch, though, is that the site had originally posted a picture of a gun other than the Wii Zapper,… » 9/14/07 5:40am 9/14/07 5:40am

E3 2006: Wii Peripherals And Hands-On Gameplay Impressions

One of the first things Team Giztaku spotted at Nintendo's booth at E3 this morning was the Wii Zapper, under glass in the peripherals case—no Duck Hunt announcement sadly, and there weren't any games on the floor using it, but we were still pretty excited to see it regardless. The first two games we got to play were… » 5/10/06 6:04pm 5/10/06 6:04pm