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Replica Dead Space plasma cutter filled with deadly lasers

Is your interplanetary mining platform infested with swarms of horrific, mutated Necromorphs? We've got nothing for you, sadly. However, if it's filled with swarms of helpless balloons, YouTube user Kipkay's got the tool you need: a super-powered replica Dead Space 2 plasma cutter....

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Kinect Hack: Gestural laser light show

Though it's not the most useful superpower in terms of fightin' crime, the ability to shoot beams of light out of your hand would still be a pretty radical ability to possess. That's a dream made real by Phil Reyneri's recent Kinect hack, which has nearly limitless potential for DJs worldwide....

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Dark Ops Wii Light Gun: It's the Wii light gun Jason Statham would use

The Cobalt Flux-developed Dark Ops Wii Light Gun is one of the newest peripherals vying for consumer attention. It's marketed to those of us who want to look Transporter-cool while playing Umbrella Chronicles ... oh, and to those of you who're simply tired of white peripherals. Per the item...

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Can you find the Pikachu?

A yellow and black custom DS Lite has popped up on eBay, and reportedly sports an engraved Pikachu for all those Pokémon fans out there who can't get their hands on the real yellow Pikachu Lite. The problem? Said engraving isn't visible anywhere in the provided photos! For all we know, it...

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Guns don't kill people, terrible peripherals do

Even with its folding clutch and laser sight (requires 2 x AAA batteries, not included), the WiiMAX isn't impressing anyone. Actually, those two selling points only add on to our suspicions that this light gun was assembled out of whatever plastic bits were available in the factory. That front...

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PSP camera + lasers = awesome homebrew concept

If there's one thing that makes anything cooler, it's lasers. califrag from QJ has developed a proof of concept (seen above) that allows you to point a laser at the PSP screen and have the on-screen cursor follow your movement. Although it requires extra hardware, such as the PSP camera, the...

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Ultimately disappointing laser gun shell

Considering that most light gun games for the Wii already have some sort of on-screen crosshair to indicate where your remote is pointed, there aren't many reasons why you'd want to buy this laser-sight-equipped pistol shell. Sure, you could scare the bejeezus out of the federal agents...

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Your very own RoboDS

We are sure that Natrium42 had the best of intentions when he put together RoboDS, an open robot platform that uses a Nintendo DS as an electric brain to receive commands via its Wi-Fi Connection, but we fear his creation might be what eventually spells mankind's doom. The homebrew superstar has not...

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Sony patents Wii-like pointer tech (20 months ago)

God bless the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. While the archaic system of idea protection might indeed stifle creativity and lead to what some call "legalized extortion," its publicly accessible patent filings give us some of the best early glimpses into the internal plans of some highly secretive...

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Laser microchips set to speed computing

Silicon-and-wire-based computer chips not fast enough for you? Your gaming rig may one day be supercharged by chips that communicate by laser light. The New York Times has a report on a new study in academic journal Optics Express that details how using lasers rather than electrical pulses to send...

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