The Disney Company said “no”, and the internet said, “watch me”. On August 20th of this year, Disney’s members were alerted via email that the 3D Massively Multiplayer Online Game was set to close in exactly one month. In response, fans everywhere took to the internet to share their woes. Toontown Rewritten is the response initiative, firing more »
Roger Vega, owner of the Sega Pluto, has yet to sell his prized piece of gaming history. The news comes from the Twitter account of Sega fan site Sega Nerds which claims to have been in correspondence with Vega regarding a potential buyer that eventually backed out. Sega Pluto: The undiscovered planet The Sega Pluto more »
EarthBound is one of the many games to appear on the Wii U’s new Virtual Console after the console’s system update this week. Professional Japanese translator Clyde Mandelin took Nintendo’s announcement, which was made in the most recent Nintendo Direct, as a sign of Nintendo’s renewed interest in the long forgotten series and took the opportunity to make Nintendo an more »
Have a Wii U? You can hack it. Not that we endorse that kind of thing, mind you. Doing that is a sure way to instantly void your warranty, but thanks to those diligent hackers, it is now possible. They haven’t got it running during the Wii U mode, but it will work on the more »
You all need to brace yourselves, because we are about to talk about the coolest crafting project ever. The Sprite Stitch website has a gift exchange where people handmake gifts for one another and this year a user named Jadely has taken the prize for best gift ever. This user decided to buy the love more »
When it comes to fan translations, you tend to see certain systems get more attention than others. There are lots of NES and SNES fan translations, you won’t have too much trouble finding Genesis or Game Gear translations and even an occasional GBA or PSP game translation project appears sometimes. When it comes to recent more »
Have you ever thought to yourself while playing Pac-Man, “Ya know, I could make a better maze than this,”? Well, now you can show the world just how awesome your maze-designing skills are by creating one — or more — on the World’s Biggest Pac-Man site. Prepared to be blown away as you peruse through literally hundreds of mazes created by joe shmoes like yourself.
Shantanu Goel may be the hero for PS3 fanboys and fangirls right now. He’s managed to create a bridge between consoles. You don’t just need an Xbox 360 for Kinect now, because if you’re tech-savvy enough, you can use it with your PS3. I guess you didn’t need to buy Move after all.
Goel is the creator of a new Kinect hack. It uses various programs together, like the DIYPS3Controller DualShock 3 emulator, PrimeSense Libraries for Kinect, NITE Libraries and OpenNI Libraries to allow people to use a computer as sort of a conduit to allow the PS3 to recognize and successfully use the Kinect.
Those Kongscut Minecraft magnets on Etsy started something. What was once an indie product by a devoted fan has spawned an official version! This means you can get official, real Minecraft magnets at Thinkgeek now too!
Thinkgeek’s Minecraft magnets are pretty much identical to the ones first created and sold by Kongscut…
Women have earned a lot of accolades and attention in mixed martial arts. So far, though, the most notable videogame appearance is Gina Carano’s role in the notoriously campy Command and Conquer series cutscenes as an assassin.
That will change when Supremacy MMA hits shelves in June 2011 as Felice “Lil Dog” Herrig and Michele “Diablita” Gutierrez will both appear in the Kung Fu Factory title. It’s interesting that while both EA and THQ’s titles try to deliver a realistic experience, it’s a more arcade title that includes female fighters.
Free game time! The Silver Lining, the incredibly extensive King’s Quest fangame by Phoenix Online Studios, has a new episode out. It’s time for King Graham to continue his fight to save his family and dispatch evil in Episode 3: My Only Love Sprung from My Only Hate. The free download is now up at the official The Silver Lining site. Granted, you have to make a free Phoenix Online Fan Club account to get it, but still.
In Episode 3, King Graham is still searching around the Isle of Mists and Green Isles for the necessary magic ingredients to save his children…
Yesterday (January 18, 2011) I wrote about a group of modders who are creating an MMO called World of StarCraft using tools from the StarCraft II editor. Well, Blizzard is apparently not too happy with this little project and has decided to shut it down.