Wednesday, November 24, 2010

PlayStation 3 Wireless GT Ferrari 430 Scuderia Cockpit

That product title is a mouthful, but the product itself is worthy of that distinction. We've never seen anything like this new racing wheel and pedal set from ThrustMaster. When you think of racing wheels for video games, what comes to mind? A disembodied wheel and a set of pedals, right? Combine that with a table of reasonable height and you have a relatively close approximation to real driving.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

November Anime Preview

This month, we're ordering a nice variety of anime and video game merchandise, including some gorgeous Marvel and DC Bishoujo Statues, some Play Arts ~Kai~ action figures, and some Nintendo merchandise.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

The Famicom to NES Converter

by Thomas Mellott

As you may be aware, Japanese Famicom games use a 60-pin interface while American Nintendo Entertainment System games use a 72-pin interface. While these differing interfaces obviously make it impossible to use a Japanese game on an American console there is not actually any region coding on the cartridges themselves.

Friday, November 12, 2010

The Sega DreamEye

As any Sega fanboy will tell you, Sega has usually been ahead of the pack when it comes to technological advances. The Sega Saturn was leaps and bounds ahead of the competition in terms of hardware, and the Sega Dreamcast was on the cutting edge of technology when it first came out.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Are your NES games worth more than you think?

by Thomas Mellott

I’m sure many know about the more common Nintendo Entertainment System cartridge variations such as the original Metroid being available with two different labels or The Legend of Zelda and Zelda II: The Adventure of Link both being available in gold or grey plastic, but are you aware of the more sought after variations that collectors will sometimes pay more for?