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SNES Controller Backup Battery: Now You're Really Playing With Power

Even if you haven’t touched a Super Nintendo in 20 years, you probably still remember the first time you held its near flawless controller. So why not indulge in a little nostalgia with this $US87 portable charger that looks like an SNES controller, minus all the Doritos stains.


Two Aussie Artists Painted Cars With Dust For The New Mad Max Game

The world of Mad Max: Fury Road is dirty, unclean and dusty, and it’s full of cars — albeit ones usually shooting flames and crashing into each other. It only stands to reason, then, that an artwork created to celebrate the launch of the Mad Max game be heavily reliant on both cars and dust.


This Xbox One Bundle Comes With A Hybrid Drive And An Elite Gamepad

This is a $US500 Xbox One. Why would you buy a $US500 Xbox One when the going price is $US350 right now? Because this Xbox One will boot faster, load games quicker, and comes with an amazing new gamepad you have to see to believe.


The New 1TB PlayStation 4 Is Still Using Old Hardware

Sony recently revised the PS4 hardware, sneaking out a new model that was less power hungry, quieter and cooler — but it seems the new hardware hasn’t been used on PS4s that are now being sold with a 1TB hard drive.


Logitech's New Gaming Headphones Might Actually Sound Good

Most gaming headphones I’ve ever used have sacrificed actual sound quality for aggressive styling that lets everyone else know you call your computer desk a battlestation. Logitech’s latest headphones for gamers aren’t exactly discrete, but the company is promising sound quality that lives up to the visual hype.


Valve's Virtual Reality Headset Is Delayed

It seemed like the amazing HTC Vive virtual reality headset would be the first to market — ahead of Sony’s Morpheus and the Oculus Rift. That’s not necessarily happening. According to a new press release, consumers probably won’t be getting their hands on Valve VR until 2016. Shame.


Free Games Friday: Metro Wars, Hatchi, Pac-Man 256

The weekend’s almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week.


Alienware's Small Gaming Desktop Is Getting A Big Boost

Alienware generally makes giant honking gaming computers. There are two exceptions: The tiny Alpha, and the console-sized X51 desktop. And today the X51 is getting some pretty huge additions — including custom liquid cooling, PCIe solid state storage and external graphics.


This Cover Art Game Invites You To Literally Judge A Book By Its Cover

We’ve all heard the idiom, “don’t judge a book by its cover”. But a new site called PlayJudgey.com encourages users to do just that — and its creators, Nate Gagnon and Dean Casalena, seem to have a moral of their own in mind: buy more books.


AMD's Powerful New R9 Nano Graphics Card Fits In Small Places

This year, I bought myself an Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 graphics card. It was time to upgrade. And I was pleasantly surprised to find I could buy a mini version of one of the best cards ever made. Now, I can potentially fit my beefy gaming PC into a console-sized case. But a new card from AMD is about to do small and powerful even better.


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