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New Video Game Releases: Week 14, 2011

Here's the list of this week's new video game releases. Gear up for some karaoke fun with Karaoke Revolution Glee: Volume 2. Go back in time and wreak havoc in the human world in Rabbids Travel in Time or be a meaty cube in a race to save your girlfriend in Super Meat Boy. Fight for justice and regain balance in the world of the future in Shadow Harvest: Phantom Ops. Play matching games non-stop on your DS in Match 3 Madness or re-enter the world of LEGO as a ninja in LEGO Battles Ninjago.

Dell's Alienware M14X Specifications Leaked

Recently, some of the specifications for Dell's new Alienware M14X gaming laptop were leaked onto the 'net. So far, it's sounding like a pretty sweet deal.

Put the Killer Behind Bars in the Real Crimes: The Unicorn Killer Video Game

Real Crimes: The Unicorn Killer intrigued me from the get-go because it wasn't just your ordinary hidden object mystery game. It was based on a true crime that happened in 1977, hence the title. This fact can turn off a lot of people right from the start. I mean, one reason why people turn to games and to a virtual world is to escape from the real one, right? Even for just a little while.

It's A Bag.. It's a TV.. No, Wait, It's The Bag TV!

Now this definitely isn't Superman but I think it's something that's equally as super for a woman: the BagTV. Now this would be a gift that a lady who loves her bags and enjoys her daily soaps would fancy.

Decode Your Dreams With The iDreams iPod App

You wake up bathed in sweat but what did the dream mean? You don't have time to look it up on the dream dictionaries on the internet because you have to get ready for school (or for work) but you can look up some factors of your dream in the iDreams app for your iPhone or iPod Touch.

Hit Three in a Row in the Zuma Deluxe Video Game

Now Zuma Deluxe is a Match 3 type of video game that I think is definitely a force to be reckoned with. I first played this game a few years back when I was still in college. I stopped playing the game when things got busy with my thesis but I didn't bother to uninstall the game, figuring I would just finish the game later on. I eventually forgot about it until yesterday.

How To Turn Your iPod Into a Mini Pinball Machine

That song by America literally began playing in my head as I was reading up on this innovative app(cessory) for the iPhone and iPod Touch: the Pinball Magic. While Pinball Magic doesn't necessarily perform any tricks or magic per se, it sure does a fine job of transforming your iPhone and iPod Touch into a full-fledged mini pinball machine.

Lie Under the Stars In Your Own Room With the Sega Toys Sky Tree Homestar

Ever wished that you could lie under the stars every night while you're tucked comfortably in your bed? Maybe this was something that you wanted to do back when you were still a little kid but just couldn't. This generation's kids are a bit more luckier, because Sega Toys has now made this possible with the Tokyo Sky Tree Indoor Planetarium.

Hustle Your Way In The Burger Bustle Video Game

Burger simulation and time management games are not uncommon in the world of video games. Assemble a burger, cook patties and add different condiments, get them to the customer before they get angry--yep, we've played all that before. Cue the entry of Burger Bustle, a game that hopes to bring something different to the plate.

Bring the 3D Experience to your iPhone with Hasbro's My3D

Remember the days back when you held that bright red View-Master up towards the light to view sequential images that told a story without words and without any dialog? Well, now imagine a similar-looking device that's colored black (or white) with accents of blue that brings the 3D experience to your iPhone and iPod Touch.

Play Your Music in Style and Luxury with the Hercules Diamond Speaker

You may only get to see the Hope Diamond at the Smithsonian but you can own your very own Black Diamond. But it's not the kind you can wear on a ring on your finger or on a necklace around your neck, but you can put it on display in your living room or bedroom. This isn't a world-famous gem but it can play your music and hook up to just about any other media device to play the sounds from your audio and video files.

2D Glasses Make 3D Movies Suitable For All

Are you one of the many people who get headaches or nausea while watching 3D movies, but don't want to get ditched at the lobby when your friends all head in to checkout the latest visually stunning flick? Then grab these 2D glasses to revert the movie back into its original, flatter form.

April Fools: Move for Gmail, 2D-ify Your Movies, and Wear the Wii on Your Head

It's that time of the year once again: when pranksters run loose and no one can be trusted. It's April Fool's day and it's a day when even outrageous ruckus is accepted in the office. The world wide web is no exception to the fooleries of the day--in fact, it's one of the places where the pranks get as crazy as they can be. Howeverm the people behind some of the most outrageous pranks are coming clean as the day winds down so I've compiled a list of the best jokes that I found.

Neuro Fuzzy Rice Cooker Is Smarter Than We Are - But The Rice It Makes Is Great!

Few things in cooking life are as difficult to create as perfect rice, but that's where the Neuro Fuzzy rice cooker comes in. Small and sleek, this little gadget will outcook you every time, and you'll love it.

Spy Camera Series: Watch Out For My Watch

Welcome to the second installment of the Spy Camera Series. This time let's take a look at another object that you can position obscurely on your desk or cabinet or counter without anyone being any wiser as to what it really is: watches. Wear it on your wrist, leave it on your work table, put it in your drawers--just like the pens, the possibilities of where you can put the spy camera watch is endless.


Retro Handheld Gaming on Your PC with Pica Pic

Remember the days when hand-held game and watch consoles only featured one game which was basic and simple in premise and gameplay? I recall owning two or three of these back in the day so I found it a pleasant surprise to find at least one of the previous game titles I owned on Pica Pic, a brand-spanking new site that allows you to play over 19 classic games for free online.

Exposure To Violence Makes Kids More Aggressive

Two world-wide studies published within a year of each other have looked at the increase of violence among children. They came, not surprisingly, to the same conclusion, one which seems like common sense to many of us, but which has been challenged time and time again by propagandists for TV and video game manufacturers.  The conclusion? Violence begets violence, no matter where it comes from.

 


New Video Game Releases: Week 13, 2011

This week's latest releases do not disappoint. Role-playing gamers will have plenty of titles to choose from, including The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, The 3rd Birthday, and Mass Effect 2. Most of these titles are sequels or spin-offs from established RPG franchises, making it an added bonus if you're currently following their respective series. Gear up for some realistic racing in Shift 2: Unleashed or take a trip down to Hawaii for some hidden object fun in Vacation Quest: The Hawaiian Islands. Finally, take your love for wrestling on a whole new level and play as your favorite wrestlers in WWE All-Stars.

Wizcom's Quicktionary TS Premium Offers Texty New Way To Get Your Translation On

From Wizcom, makers of all things text-to-translated comes the Quicktionary TS Premium - a way to scan, translate, store and interpret the written word. Premium indeed!

Transform Your iPod into the Ultimate Handheld Gaming Console with These Gamepad Stickers

If you're an avid gamer then I'm sure you've encountered a plethora of games for your iPhone or iPod Touch that's a little bit hard to navigate with just flat, touchscreen controls. Have you ever played an action game or a shooter and reminisced just how much easier and better gameplay was if you had this game to play on your Game Boy or PlayStation Portable or Nintendo DS with the raised controls and buttons?