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Kudos where it's due: not many design houses use tanks in their illustrations of a new road safety concept. Transparentius, as with most good ideas, is remarkably simple -- you jack a camera onto the front of a truck, or lorry as they're known in some places, and then project that image onto the ba...

December 22nd 2009 at 6:07am 0 Comments
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It's only taken about a million years, but someone has finally decided that improvements are possible in automobile braking lights. Students from Virginia Tech have developed a new system that can show not just whether you're stopping, but if you're slowing down, when you're about to stop, and how...

March 26th 2008 at 10:36pm 0 Comments
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That's right baseball fans, after cutting back the number of HD broadcasts last year, every single game on Fox this season will be in sweet, sweet 720p, including the All-Star Game. The network's MLB broadcasts start April 5 with either Mets/Braves, White Sox/Tigers or Padres/Dodgers coming your way...

March 6th 2008 at 3:01pm 0 Comments

Zenkoku Dekotora Matsuri is a Japanese Wii game dedicated to pimping out Japanese Dekotora (i.e., "decoration trucks). While that concept may or may not impress you, the customization options in this game look almost limitless. The developers really thought of every inch of the truck when it...

March 2nd 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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As a one-time fan of Sega's 18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker on the Dreamcast, it saddens this writer that Zenkoku Dekotora Matsuri is such an unlikely candidate for localization. Jaleco's first Wii game allows players to pimp giant trucks with various lights, symbols and insignia (the literal tran...

December 31st 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Just in case you were worried, even for just a second, that the paltry ingame Death Knight video we got at BlizzCon was supposed to be the official trailer for the next expansion, worry not-- Nethaera has confirmed, just to be sure, that the best is yet to come. You may think it's silly, but I hav...

November 16th 2007 at 9:26pm 0 Comments