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Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp proposed a bill in January that would ban anyone younger than 18 from playing "violent point-and-shoot" video games in arcades or other public establishments. The bill defined "violent point-and-shoot" games as any entertainment device that used the "facsimile of...

February 20th 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Looking for yet another way to control your TV or home theater from your iOS-based device? Then you may be glad to know that Zero1's VooMote Zapper remote control is now available for $70. That buys you just the Zapper dongle itself -- you'll have to shell out $80 for the bundle including the iPh...

December 7th 2011 at 3:40pm 0 Comments
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Are you one of those old-school types who still watches TV programs on an actual television? Then you probably also own one or fifteen of those cordless channel changer contraptions -- you know, the kind that use AA batteries and magic beams of light to command station and volume adjustments. Well,...

September 4th 2011 at 1:29pm 0 Comments
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Was it something we said? No sooner does Nintendo close the book on the two-year-old Anascape suit than does the prolific peripheral manufacturer get slapped with another legal challenge. Gamasutra has obtained documentation of a lawsuit filed against Nintendo, on April 2, by exergaming company Int...

April 14th 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Teyon, whose last WiiWare effort was Hubert the Teddy Bear: Winter Games, has announced a new WiiWare rail shooter that couldn't be more distant in tone -- or in temperature. Heavy Fire: Special Operations is a realistic military rail shooter set in "the terrorized region in the Middle East." It's a...

April 8th 2010 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Aside from efforts like The Conduit and Call of Duty: World at War, Nintendo's Wii hasn't exactly enjoyed a glut of capable FPS titles. According to a recent interview with games™ (via NowGamer), Zelda director Eiji Aonuma recognizes this -- and sees great potential for fixing that problem in...

December 26th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Penguin United may be best known for its wonderful 24X Gaming Pouch, which allows you to carry a mess of DS games around without the, well, mess. But if its latest Wii product works well, it could have a new claim to (relative) fame.Penguin's CrossFire Remote Pistol is a Wii Zapper alternative that...

May 5th 2009 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Last year, Capcom released a limited quantity of an official Resident Evil Wiimote gun attachment called the Resident Evil Shot Blaster. It's your basic third-party Wii gun shell, but in a nice silver/black theme with Umbrella Chronicles branding, and includes Resident Evil-style Wiimote and Nunchuk...

April 27th 2009 at 1:15pm 0 Comments