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By the time you read this, I'll be scampering about GenCon in Indianapolis, thick in the middle of four days of gaming and geekery. Don't weep for me, for I am already gone! One of my hopes for this weekend is to reconnect with pen-and-paper RPGs, a part of my gaming life that has almost withered i...

August 6th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Grab your beach towels, slather on the sunscreen, and slip on a pair of shades, for the summer is upon us! Just because we love MMOs doesn't mean we can neglect healthy seasonal traditions. Perfect World International is excited about the summer as well, and is ushering in an ocean's worth of new c...

May 20th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Irene's Spirit [US$1.99, iTunes Link] puts a fortune telling spirit into your iPhone or iPod touch (with the exception of the first generation iPod touch) as long as you're running OS 3.0. Forget the Magic 8 Ball or Ouija Board. That's kid stuff. Irene doesn't use a 20-sided die or easily pushable...

November 2nd 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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A pleasant surprise will have greeted Japanese Wii owners when they awoke this morning: a brand new Wii channel! Spencer from Siliconera freed up the necessary 82 blocks of space to download the "Today And Tomorrow's Lucky Fortune-Telling Channel," and wrote about his experiences.Truthfully, it sou...

December 2nd 2008 at 1:42pm 0 Comments
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In the latest of Cryptic's Champions Online villain profiles, we get a look at the sexy psyker Mind Slayer. Born of an abusive and broken home life, Mind Slayer's powers only manifested themselves under the extraordinary stress of a mugging by a group of thugs in a dark alley of Chicago's mean stree...

June 13th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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If you thought Asus' Aura concept phone was otherworldly, you haven't seen anything yet. SolidAlliance is back yet again with another zany and completely unnecessary cellphone accessory that purportedly changes hues based on the planetary mojo that's currently going on around it. There's not much t...

June 10th 2007 at 11:47pm 0 Comments
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Although a coffee machine that slowly but surely learns your daily preferences in regard to cups of java may sound outlandish, the already-created RFID-enabled refrigerator certainly brings things back into focus. A "provisional patent exploration into coffee machines that learn and react to their u...

April 24th 2007 at 10:07am 0 Comments
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USB memory stick manufacturers will stop at nothing to give their particular mass produced piece of plastic an edge over all the other mass produced pieces of plastic. Unfortunately, that means companies like Princeton from Japan are all too happy to market a range of 256MB, 512MB, and 1GB USB memor...

December 2nd 2006 at 3:55pm 0 Comments