7 Video Games with Crazy Cult Followings

7 Video Games with Crazy Cult Followings

By every measurable standard, video games and the way we play them have advanced with technology over the last few years. They are more detailed, more complex, and more immersive than ever before. But newer isn’t always better. Some games are, quite frankly, timeless. Even w...

Introducing: MVMT Sunglasses

Introducing: MVMT Sunglasses

For too long, sunglasses have either been affordable but poorly made, or solid but so pricey you’d consider taking out a loan to buy them. It’s time for a better option. MVMT is proud to introduce their line of sunglasses that aren’t plagued by retail mark-ups and cheap manufacturing. We’re talking high quality, stylish sunglasses for far less than you’d imagine. By utilizing the same direct to consumer model as their highly successful watch line, MVMT is able to make their own sunglasses and offer them to you for as little as $70. Even better, as a Cool Material reader, you’ll save 15% on your first pair. The MVMT continues.

Tiny Arcade Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

Tiny Arcade Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

Tiny Arcade, produced by open source hardware company TinyCircuits out of Ohio, is producing retro arcade cabinets that are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. Powered by a 32-bit ARM processor and housed in an acrylic, wood or 3D-printed enclosure, Tiny Arcade lets you...

The Original NES Returns, Only Smaller

The Original NES Returns, Only Smaller

Nintendo recently announced a sort of re-release of the original Nintendo Entertainment System, for those of us who either weren't quite done with their early work or were thinking it was time for a revisit. The NES Classic Edition is a true update too, as the mini-console's outp...

Table Pong Project

Table Pong Project

To put it simply, the Table Pong Project combines the original Pong with a table... but it's so much more than that. What started as a hardware and software hack to pay homage to Atari Pong ended with a table and physical pads and a ball that plays like a combination of the origi...

Razer OSVR HDK2 Virtual Reality Headset

Razer OSVR HDK2 Virtual Reality Headset

Razer makes some of the best gaming peripherals on the market in terms of technology and affordability, and the recent upgrade to their Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) Headset is no different. The HDK2 (Hacker Development Kit) that was recently unveiled at E3 boasts the same 9...

The Portable Arcade Inspired by Battleship

The Portable Arcade Inspired by Battleship

Love Hultén is a Swedish craftsman, designer and innovator who creates unique pieces that fuse artisan construction, nostalgia and durability. His latest piece, Battlecade, is a portable arcade system for two people inspired by the head-to-head feeling you get from classic games...

Balolo Wooden Cover Makes Your Playstation 4 Look Good

Balolo Wooden Cover Makes Your Playstation 4 Look Good

Investing in a full-blown entertainment computer from Sony for your home setup wasn't exactly cheap. It's actually quite expensive. But so are the games, extra controllers, cables, attachments and everything else you're going to buy to go along with it. The point is, when you fac...

PS 4 Launch Trailerplay

PS 4 Launch Trailer

For those of you who've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the PS4, well it's time to go pick up your pre-order. For everyone else, this video's full of reasons you should pick one up. There isn't any talk of specs or features—we've already covered that stuff. No, this is jus...

Need for Speed - Trailerplay

Need for Speed - Trailer

We're racing cars, bitch! You may recall smashing buttons playing Need for Speed back in the day (or one of its thousands of follow-ups), well now it's hitting the big screen. Aaron Paul stars as a talented street racer in what appears to be a fairly action-packed car flick. Whet...

Game of Thrones 8-Bit Video Game

Game of Thrones 8-Bit Video Game

Break out your Starter jacket and a tin of Tongue Splashers, Game of Thrones is going old school. This 8-Bit Game of Thrones video game is chock-full of side-scrolling excitement. Complete with a retro-sounding Game of Thrones soundtrack, the addictive little game is focused on f...

CapsuleKong

CapsuleKong

We've never encountered a barrel-throwing monkey in real life, but if we did, we'd know we'd need to be prepared to hurdle crates numerous times. To do so, a caffeine kick might be in order, and there's no better way to get it than by using the CapsuleKong. Designed by Hologramer...

PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4

As the backlash waves crash upon the Xbox shore, Sony has finally shown us the PS4. With more of a focus on gaming (though this might just be a jab at the all-encompassing Big Brother aspect of the Xbox One), the PS4 will not require an internet connection for you to play. Perhap...