Virtuix Omni & TRAVR Preview: Natural movements allow deeper immersion

Not only did I get to test out some of the hottest virtual reality headsets coming up on the market at E3 2015, I also tried a peripheral for the virtual reality experience – the Virtuix Omni. It’s touted as a “first-of-its-kind” virtual reality gaming platform, and my hands on experience had me jumping on more »

GameStop’s Retro Classics shop is surprisingly fair

GameStop has finally opened the doors to its Retro Classics storefront, a new addition dedicated to such fossils as the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Genesis. The shop was first revealed in April 2015 (just after GameStop began offering $25 for used PS2s) and will be primarily online, at least for now. Brick-and-mortar testing will more »

Oculus Rift presents their own controller – Oculus Touch

Oculus has been working hard towards their 2016, quarter one, public release of their virtual reality headset Oculus Rift. It’s become blatantly apparent that not only is the developer striving to better the headset itself, but also the controller options for it. An Xbox One controller will be standard with every Oculus Rift headset, but more »

500GB Xbox One now $349, 1TB Xbox One $399

Big news on the console front today, folks. There have been rumors about new iterations of consoles with 1TB of storage, and one was confirmed. The 1TB Xbox One launch will coincide with E3 2015. On June 16, 2015, 1TB Xbox Ones will appear in stores. For $399, someone will get the system, the new more »

PS4’s Magma Red DualShock 4 will only be at GameStop

Want to see something pretty? Feast your eyes on a new color DualShock 4. It’s officially known as a Magma Red DualShock 4, but you’ll be forgiven if you decide to go around calling it the red one. In fact, it will probably make it easier to get a store clerk to help you with more »

These Star Wars Day Xbox One controllers are such a tease

Today is May 4th, which means two things. One is an ungodly number of stupid puns will be washing over the Facebooks and the Twitters whether or not you want them to, because “May the 4th be with you.” The other thing is that companies will be showcasing all sorts of Star Wars themed products more »

Rock Band 4 resurrected in 2015, proves Rock and Roll Dreams Come True

I hope you still have your PS3 and Xbox 360 instrument peripherals, because one of the games that needs them is making a comeback. All of the rumors and hinting was true. Sometime in 2015, Rock Band 4 will come to the PS4 and Xbox One. So why am I saying to get the old more »

I’m not sure if 2016 will be the “year” of Project Morpheus

The big news from Sony at the 2015 Game Developer’s Conference concerned a piece of tech many have been preoccupied with ever since the company announced it was a thing. Project Morpheus, the device that will allow anyone with a PS4 to enjoy virtual reality games, now has a 2016 release window. Which, theoretically could more »


ZRRO introduces hover technology controller

Love mobile gaming, but hate only having a tiny screen to work with? Tried other Android-to-tv gadgets, only to find out they sucked? Well, the ZRRO (pronounced Zero) is supposedly the answer to all those troubles. The ZRRO box is a powerful, Android-based micro-console, and it works with the ZRRO pad, a one of a more »

Microsoft’s HoloLens brings virtual reality to life

There are few things in life that get me as pumped up as the prospect of virtual reality. Needless to say, I had a little freak out watching clips of Microsoft’s HoloLens during today’s Windows 10 briefing. Unlike the Oculus Rift, or Project Morpheus, the HoloLens is a completely separate system. It is its own computer, more »

NES Power Glove also popular with musicians

Recently an article has been shared all over the place that talks about Robot Chicken animator Dillon Markey using a modified Nintendo Power Glove as an animation device. Most people have no idea what a Power Glove is in the first place, so here’s the low-down. The Power Glove was a controller created by Nintendo more »


2015 Prediction: GameCube controller adapter supply/demand issues will persist

Did you know the official Wii U GameCube controller adapter was briefly back in stock at the official Nintendo Store? Yes, on January 9, 2015 it restocked for a whole 10 minutes. Disappointing, but true. Clearly, Nintendo has issues with keeping a peripheral people want in stock. Yet, instead of coming up with a permanent more »