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Just now catching up with the Human Birdwings project? Nice timing. The human flight machine -- built by Jarnos Smeets to rely on a Wiimote and Wildfire S, among other niceties -- has just enjoyed its first moments of liftoff. In essence, the wings were strapped onto a willing Earthling, and as he...

January 20th 2012 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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Keen with desire to own a golden Nunchuk to match the golden Wii Remote released for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword? Well, you can't get an official golden Nunchuk outside of Japan's Club Nintendo, but that can't stop you from making your own. Enter Reddit user alycenwonderland, who crafted...

January 11th 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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We'll be honest: we're equal parts impressed and creeped out by the video above, which depicts a hacked version of Super Smash Bros. Brawl with an additional character, Waluigi. We're impressed because, hey, dude's totally not in that game -- remember, it's a hack -- and we're also impressed wit...

October 11th 2011 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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In case you haven't met him already, Obiwan222222 represents the minimalist alternative to hardcore modding. He's already shown us Wii games running on the PSP and iPod Touch, and now he's pulled off the same trick on his Asus Transformer. It's all done with network streaming: he loads up Super M...

September 19th 2011 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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There are console mods and there are console mods... and then there's this -- a completely custom Nintendo Wii built from steel and cooled by two liquid-filled containers that would look more at home in a mad scientist's laboratory. Not surprisingly, this mod took a long time to complete. Bit-tech...

April 6th 2011 at 5:17am 0 Comments
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Samus Aran's armor has been largely a mystery since the introduction of Metroid's lead character, but in this case mod, we can clearly see the technology behind her armor: a MacBook Pro. A "games oriented developer" known as gltovar commissioned Xtreme Kreations to alter the case of his MacBook; the...

January 24th 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Tired of your crummy, ground-floor apartment's view of that dank, garbage-strewn alleyway? Here's a clever solution for your scenic dilemma: Just install some virtual windows which, using a Wii Remote, can detect your movements and provide you with a number of stunning, head-tracking vistas.

January 22nd 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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It looks like our favorite PSP Fanboy, Obiwan222222, is up to his old tricks once again, and his latest video shows that he has finally eliminated the lag problem that plagued his first attempt to play Wii on a PSP four years ago. Using a Wii emulator on a PC, some custom firmware, and a program ca...

January 17th 2011 at 10:47pm 0 Comments
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The famed Ben Heckendorn concocted the first Wii Laptop of note way back in 2007, but ever since, the modding community at large has been toiling away on ways to improve it. ShockSlayer, a member over at Mod Retro, has accomplished just that, with his predictably titled Wii Laptop relying on a 7-in...

December 29th 2010 at 5:42pm 0 Comments