This is wild -- a new startup called GearBox is working on making "smart toys," and one of their first products is a prototype rolling ball that's controlled with your iPhone (or other smartphone, of course). Not only can you move the ball around on the ground with your phone's touchscreen, but th...

August 6th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple's been saying all along that Snow Leopard would be more about under-the-hood performance and stability enhancements than huge feature changes, so take this with a grain of salt, but AppleInsider claims that a forthcoming 10.6 developer beta could potentially feature a new UI codenamed "marble...

March 25th 2009 at 8:47pm 0 Comments
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Snow Leopard, the next major version of Mac OS X, will include minor tweaks to the user interface, according to MacRumors' Arnold Kim. "The new theme will likely involve tweaks to the existing design and perhaps a 'flattening' of Aqua in-line with Apple's iTunes and iPhoto interface elements," Kim...

January 14th 2009 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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As you probably noticed (from the title), there's good news and bad news concerning the sequel to the early Wii title Kororinpa. Luckily, the good outweighs the bad. The good, in fact, is great: Kororinpa 2 will feature ten stages that utilize the balance board. While it's not Wii MotionPlus, that'...

August 21st 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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If you've managed to get this far in your internet life without running into Goatse, congratulations! Do yourself a favor and keep it that way -- trust us on this one.It has been months since Chinese accessory manufacturers last entertained us with inane Wii remote attachments; we were beginning to...

July 4th 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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While there may be a veritable slew of marble-rolling-type games on the Wii, we can't find much to say against the adorable Dewy's Adventure. Like Elebits, which was produced by the same team, Dewy's Adventure offers up a unique title that takes full advantage of the Wii remote.It's okay to admit it...

May 16th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Between the bookends of Sonic and the Secret Rings and Super Paper Mario, there lies a game of quirk. Cooking Mama: Cook-Off , the successor to the DS sleeper-hit, has arrived at your Wii's doorstep and desperately wants to entertain you. But should you give it the time of day? Let's take a look:...

March 22nd 2007 at 9:55am 0 Comments
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Where is Kororinpa? Sure, we're getting roly-poly blobs of mercury, but this is already out -- in Japan, that is. The Wii needs more marble-rolling action, and that's why this footage from Kororinpa is our Featured Friday Video. Watch it and shed a little tear for the game we don't have.

December 15th 2006 at 6:45pm 0 Comments