Britain's Sensible Objects is launching an interesting online/offline take on the social tabletop game. The idea is to stack oddly-shaped animals and objects up in a teetering tower, while a tablet app visualises them in the virtual world, letting them interact and cross-breed with one another to produce ever more "fabulous beasts" until it all comes crashing down.
It is now more than thirty years since the NES was released, but the Nintendo console had one of the greatest controllers ever produced. The NES30 channels the original design, while adding dual joysticks and Bluetooth connectivity for modern gameplay. Gizmag Storehas it now with 26% off the MSRP.
The Phonejoy GamePad 2 looks like a regular controller, with dual joysticks, a D-pad, and plenty of action buttons. But when the two halves stretch apart, you can slot in your phone or tablet to create the perfect mobile console. Right now, you can save 22% on this brilliant gaming peripheral via Gizmag Store.
If you were a child of the 80s, then perhaps you once lusted after the ColecoVision home video game system. Well, instead of searching eBay for ratty old units, you'll soon be able to buy your own new Coleco setup. Named Chameleon, the platform will play reproductions of games from days gone by, along with new titles that look like they're from days gone by.
Imagine being able to take Fallout 4 to work with you. That dream is made possible by the Intel-powered Alienware 13 R2 laptop, which is specifically built for gaming on the move. We are giving one lucky reader the chance to own one.
Sony has confirmed that it will extend the PlayStation 4's remote play functionality, allowing users to stream their games to both PC and Mac. This follows a third party app release that provides similar functionality to PC users.
The SNES30 is a perfect modern replica of the legendary Nintendo controller, with the addition of Bluetooth and USB connectivity, meaning you can play all the latest games. You can currently grab one at 14% off the MSRP via Gizmag Store.
This week saw the release of Alienware's first Steam Machine, making parent company Dell the first of the major computer manufacturers to enter the market. A customizable, console-sized gaming PC is an attractive proposition, but how do the current range of Steam Machines stack up against consoles, and each other?
Although "gaming" today usually means the mobile, PC or console variety, there's still much fun and/or chaos to be had at the tabletop. The latest accessory for cards, board games or fantasy adventures may be one of the coolest and feature-filled. With the snap of one's fingers or a bang against the table, Boogie Dice will roll themselves.
Mobile gaming has gone from strength to strength over the last few years, and it's now possible to go far beyond casual games on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Numerous titles now blur the line between mobile and console gaming, across multiple genres including racing, action and strategy. Read on for a selection of games that offer a little more than your run-of-the-mill mobile experience.