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Surge should replace Mountain Dew as the “gamer” drink

There is fantastic news for everyone around the internet with good taste in carbonated beverages. Surge has returned. Well, sort-of. You can’t just walk into your local grocery store yet and say, “I got the urge for Surge!” But the Coca Cola company has confirmed that the drink is coming back, which means those of more »

Important Importables Review: Betoyo Bento

Love surprise boxes and Japanese novelties? Well then, Betoyo Bento may be up your alley. It’s a subscription box plan geared towards otaku. For $38 (or $110 for three months) you get can get one of the monthly boxes shipped out to you. To give an idea of what you can expect, today’s Important Importables more »

These are Virtuix’s first four Omni games

A while back, I talked a bit about the Virtuix Omni, one of the first fully immersive gaming platforms. Players use a headset like the Oculus Rift (), and the Omni’s most important part, its platform that you walk on with specially designed shoes. The Virtuix Omni allows people to walk naturally in virtual reality, more »

Virtuix Omni might be the future of VR

It’s obviously no secret that I’m a fan of virtual reality. It stems from my ongoing love affair with anime like .Hack and Sword Art Online. I dream for the days when we can be fully immersed in video games. Hopefully that immersion doesn’t end badly like it did in .Hack or SAO, but that’s more »

Vanguard V coming to a Virtual Boy near you?

Ready for a surprise? Let’s ease you into it. An indie game by the name of Vanguard V has been accepting pledges via Kickstarter. The game is being developed entirely for virtual reality platforms. Of course, Oculus Rift, and Project Morpheus are two of the most mainstream ports that the game is hoping to be more »

Solarpod Buddy portable USB charger Review: Temper your expectations

I’ve spent the last couple weeks playing around with the Solarpod Buddy USB backup charger. The Solarpod Buddy works like most other backup chargers, in that it’s just a battery with a USB port to provide an extra charge or two to your portable devices, like a smart phone or MP3 player. The twist here more »

Alien Isolation egg replica wins SDCC 2014 for SEGA

I’ve been mourning all weekend that I was unable to attend San Diego Comic Con with all the cool people. But like an idiot, I have been following everything that I’m missing. Thanks to the marvel of social media, I can get glimpses of what’s there while it’s happening. One thing that has made me more »

Sony heavily invested in Project Morpheus

Debuted to the public back in March 2014, Project Morpheus is Sony’s take on virtual reality. While it seems Sony just jumped on the bandwagon behind the Oculus Rift, it has become recently apparent that the company is taking this very seriously. CEO Andrew House has said that Project Morpheus is not just an experiment more »

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Portal is getting a board game

One of the most important games over the last decade or so has decidedly been Portal. and broke new ground in the first-person puzzle game genre, and had an enormous pop cultural influence as well. And apparently, it now gets a board game.

N64 HDMI converter up for sale soon

One of the only bad things about that glorious that’s coming out this year is that it doesn’t play N64 games. Fortunately, those of us who still have N64 games don’t have to tolerate standard quality visuals for long. A young man named Marshall H. has developed a N64 HDMI converter, so we don’t have more »

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Cyberith Virtualizer VR Demo has Gamer Run from Angry Villagers in Skyrim

Virtual reality is the next step in gaming, and while the Oculus Rift has led the charge it needs a partnering device, like the Cyberith Virtualizer to make it completely immersive experience. After all what is a virtual reality headset if you can’t move or truly immerse yourself in the world? See the omnidimensional treadmill more »

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5 More Cool, Affordable 3D Printer Novelties Inspired by Games

About this time last year, we here at GamerTell saluted the work of artisans by showcasing five of the coolest, most affordable, game-inspired products. In that time, more people have tried their hand at making awesome items, which means there are naturally a lot more neat things you can buy. Shapeways has more 3D printer more »