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We're of two minds when it comes to All Seeing Eye Games' upcoming Xbox Live Indie title, Drum Studio. On one hand, the trailer posted after the jump doesn't inspire much confidence, with immensely terrible visuals and musical accompaniment which takes butt-rock to gruesome new heights. On the oth...

June 2nd 2010 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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If you're the type of person who spends the weekend stuffing wads of cash into your Skeet shooter, only to blow 'em to pieces with your golden shotgun once they're airborne, then the $250 Omega Music Technology's GM-1 may be the perfect accessory to your expensive hobbies. The system is essentially...

January 6th 2010 at 10:39am 0 Comments
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Playing drums in games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero: World Tour could be far more beneficial than you may think. A study being conducted by the universities of Chichester and Gloucestershire, in collaboration with Blondie drummer Clem Burke, seeks to show the physical and mental benefits from ban...

February 10th 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments

For us, no joy on this earth can compete with that of introducing someone to gaming. Whenever we stumble upon someone who hasn't heard of a game or knows little-to-nothing about a console, we find great pleasure in introducing them to the subject at hand. We could go on at length about what we find...

June 3rd 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Finally you can give your drummer his walking papers. Let's be honest, he was the weak link in the band, right? From now on, all your percussive duties can be carried out by this ingenious bot, whose only duty in artificial-life is to roll around, find objects to bang on, and create funky little lo...

March 23rd 2008 at 2:04am 0 Comments
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An MIT researcher has developed a tool for students learning to play the drums which can speed up the time it takes for newcomers to pick up the instrument. The device, a robotic arm designer Graham Grindlay calls the "Haptic Guidance System" (or HAGUS), uses a drumstick fastened to a set of motors...

March 12th 2008 at 6:55am 0 Comments
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Want to quiet down the extremely loud clackety-clack of the Rock Band drum kit? You could simply use a few circles of foam rubber, or, if you're like hacker David Yoon, you can create your own extremely cute miniaturized drum kit for quiet, pencil-stick, desktop drumming.The hack, which includes a...

March 4th 2008 at 3:55pm 0 Comments