NVIDIA has announced that Futuremark games will be using NVIDIA PhysX technology for its new first-person shooter, Shattered Horizon. The game is a first-person shooter that simulates a zero-gravity environment.
Jukka Makinen, Head of Futuremark Games Studio said “Shattered Horizon has a real space setting that offers gameplay, tactics, and freedom of movement that cannot be found in any other shooter…PhysX is essential in helping our game designers create a realistic and fun zero-gravity combat experience”
The 4X Quad Charge Station for Wii is designed to recharge four of your Wii remotes simultaneously. The device uses high capacity Li-Ion Polymer Rechargeable Batteries, with each battery can providing 13 hours of playtime per remote.
If you play a lot of World of Warcraft on your PC then chances are you’re not doing a lot of physical activity in the process. A few industrious WOW players created a way to hook up treadmills to the game so they could simulate the running done by their avatars in WOW.
If you’ve ever tried to play video games with your iPhone chances are you’ve run into a little trouble. The iPhone surface is great for making phone calls and surfing the web, but for many video games you really need buttons and a game pad to really get into them.
If you’re a serious Rock Band player then the Drum Rocker may be an excellent investment for you. The $300 drum set has high-durability pads that are supposed to play a little quieter and register a little better than the traditional drum set.
GameRigs have announced a new line of gaming PC systems. The Enemy Territory QUAKE Wars and QUAKE 4 desktops are each designed with their respective games in mind providing optimal game play for users.
Check out this extremely limited edition Stella Artois PSP. The PSP with Stella branding was created as a special edition for Fosters employees who are brewing Stella Artois for Australia.
How would you like to control your Roomba with your Wii Fit Balance Board? A Japanese man has managed to turn his Wii Balance Board into a controller for his Roomba with just a few steps. Essentially the man used the Bluetooth capabilities of the balance board to link the Roomba and the balance board. Afterwards he’s able to shift his weight from one side of the board to the other to move the Roomba around the room.
If you still long for the good old days of SNES, now you can relive them on your home computer with a new and updated controller. The “USB Metal Game Pad” is a USB controller for your PC that is created in the style of the old SNES controllers.
Record company executives think they deserve a bigger piece of the profits from games like Rock Band and Guitar hero. The games success (in the eyes of the company) are almost completely dependent on the music they choose to include. In a conference call discussing company earnings earlier this month Edgar Bronfman Jr, the chief executive of Warner Music Group Corp. said “The amount being paid to the industry, even though their games are entirely dependent on the content that we own and control, is far too small”