Grid 2 Bac Mono Edition

Grid 2 Bac Mono Edition

Are you tired of spending so much time on your yacht? Has drinking Macallan from the 40's become a bore? Well, here is a fun new hobby for the insanely rich. The Grid 2 Bac Mono Edition not only comes with a PS3 and a copy of Grid 2 (we should hope, since it costs a freaking fort...

Great Sleep Starts With Brooklinen Sheets

Great Sleep Starts With Brooklinen Sheets

Great sleep starts with great sheets. That’s why our friends at Brooklinen have crafted a set of sheets that will make your whole bed feel like the cool side of the pillow. They’re a team of sheet experts that cut out the middleman and put their products through a rigorous R&D process to ensure the optimal balance of quality, comfort, and affordability. You can mix and match their sheets to make your bed look as good as it feels. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can get $15 off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

Xbox One

Xbox One

Putting a strong emphasis on things that aren't video games, Microsoft debuted the new Xbox One this afternoon. Don't get us wrong, the games look sick (at least the EA Sports ones they showed off along with a few others), but the way the device lets you interact is really awesom...

Gran Turismo 6 Announcement Trailerplay

Gran Turismo 6 Announcement Trailer

Ready to feel old? Gran Turismo is 15 years old. Okay, maybe that doesn't make you feel old, but if it does, cheer up cause you'll have some exciting button smashing to do this holiday season. Here is a peak at Gran Turismo 6....

iPad Pinball Game Console

iPad Pinball Game Console

Until we've done enough deadlifts that strapping a pinball machine to the front of our body isn't impossible, we'll go with this iPad Pinball Game Console for pinball on the go. The device attaches wirelessly to your iPad and allows you to have the tactile fun of a spring launche...

Video Game Controller Soaps

Video Game Controller Soaps

After spending countless hours in front of the TV playing games and eating Cheetos, you're probably going to feel like freshening up and starting the day like a productive human being. Could there be at better way for a gamer to lather up than with one of these bars of Gamer Soa...

Level 10 M Gaming Mouse

Level 10 M Gaming Mouse

Computer mice (mouses?) are normally not something that would catch our attention. That is clearly not the case with the Level 10 M Gaming Mouse. What looks like a device futuristic cyborgs would use to level a poster on their wall, is actually a smartly designed mouse for all yo...

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset

There have been a lot of swings and misses when it comes to producing virtual reality headsets. The problem with most of these units has either been that they were far to expensive for an average consumer or they just didn't quite capture the feel of being fully immersed in a vid...

13 Pieces of Retro Gaming Gear

13 Pieces of Retro Gaming Gear

Ever since we referred to a controller as a "joystick" (a name we always thought was better suited for something else), we've been slightly addicted to gaming. Even though we love our PS3's and Xbox's, we miss that old school joy we experienced when we first bought Super Mario Br...

8-bitscapes

8-bitscapes

Combining reality and fantasy is nothing new, but it's generally more Tumblr and not so much fine art. 8-bitscapes flips that convention on its head with their series of eight prints. Originally created by artist/illustrator Jamie Sneddon and photographer Kevin Rozario-Johnson, 8...

Official Prototype 2 Filmplay

Official Prototype 2 Film

The emotion we experience most from video games is deep-seated frustration. This usually manifests itself in us smashing a controller against the wall or going out for a drink. An emotion we don't always associate with gaming is heartbreaking sadness. Since we're men and we don...

The Art of Video Games

The Art of Video Games

When we used to play Pitfall, Donkey Kong or any other video game, clearly we never thought we were looking at art on par with the work of Picasso or Da Vinci. No, we were looking at something far more beautiful. To celebrate our love, The Smithsonian American Art Museum will b...

Batman: Arkham City

Batman: Arkham City

Ever since Batman first appeared on the tv when we were kids we wanted to be him. Then George Clooney and that whole fake nipples thing happened and we weren't so sure anymore. Thanks to Nolan and Bale though, Batman is cool again. Interesting as that may be, putting ourselves in...

Arcade Game Tables

Arcade Game Tables

Before your were mowing people down in Black Ops, debating the best character to use in GoldenEye and even before you were learning topography courtesy of Legend of Zelda guys were grabbing beers and playing arcade table games.  Sure the graphics now look like something you cou...

Razer Ferox Gaming Speakers

Razer Ferox Gaming Speakers

Thanks to the likes of Halo and Call of Duty, it's no longer a social faux-pas to be a gamer. If you're a gamer that's computer inclined, gaming on the go can be difficult. If you're not rich as balls (can afford Alienware), you're going to be stuck with whatever generic speakers...