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...

Squarespace Will Help You Take the Next Step in Your Career

Squarespace Will Help You Take the Next Step in Your Career

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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...

JOYSTICK-IT iPad Arcade Stick

JOYSTICK-IT iPad Arcade Stick

You can lie to yourself all you want about how your iPad keeps you connected, improves your productivity and helps you get work done. If you're anything like us, you secretly bought it for the games. Since we can still claim it on our taxes as a business expense, let's keep its t...

Atari Wall Decals

Atari Wall Decals

Pong, Asteroids, Centipede. These are words that should conjure up nostalgic memories of the days when the grandaddies of Xboxes--8 bit arcade games--sucked up our attention as well as our quarters. And while kids these days may not understand how awesome it was to simply shoot ...

Pinel and Pinel Arcade 80's Trunk

Pinel and Pinel Arcade 80's Trunk

Having an actual arcade game in your house was a dream for every guy at some point. That and a water bed. And the giant keyboard from "Big". And Heather Locklear. And While the arcade game itself has largely gone the way of the dinosaur, companies like Pinel and Pinel have carr...

Psyko 5.1 PC Gaming Headset

Psyko 5.1 PC Gaming Headset

When your neighbors report gunshots upon hearing one of your epic Modern Warfare 2 sessions it's actually quite the compliment to your awesome surround sound system, but the cops might not be so impressed. So how do you get that realistic 5.1 surround that lets you hear your enem...

Astro A40 Headset

Astro A40 Headset

Don't lose another deathmatch because you didn't hear your enemies sneak up on you. The Astro A40 Headset coupled with the MixAmp lets you experience 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound and communicate with your teammates clearly through the noise-canceling boom mic. Connect to your PC or c...