After writing up all the things that went wrong with the PSP a few people asked what I thought about the DS. The bottom line: Nintendo’s DS is far better designed and constructed. Never mind the specs and features and games, the DS hardware isn’t as flawed as the PSP. Read on for details. As […]
So the PSP has launched and after a crazy adventure I managed to score one. Four days later the lineup for Nintendo DS units at my local Toys R Us was five times longer than the lineup for Sony’s PSP. A harbinger of the future perhaps? For all the fervent interest in the PSP it […]
We’re off on a little road trip this morning and it occurred to me that my little array of goodies would have made the old me – as recently as two years ago even – quite envious. There’s the handheld GPS, the great camera, the complete music library and the phone used to make and […]
Unknown to more or less everyone, I give you the Korean Vistar, a recycled TurboGrafx-16. As far as I know this is the first bit of information about it in the western world.
I bought something interesting the other day. It’s a strange Saturn system made by IS Electronics. Have a look.
Sony’s PStwo has finally been unveiled and it’s a stunner. Much smaller than I thought (and smaller than Spong thought), it turns out the system is really tiny. According to this Japanese page the system will launch in early October, and will be $149 (Y19,800). What’s really surprising, to me at least, is that it’ll […]
I’ve recently acquired a Capcom CPS Changer system, a kind of bizarre Capcom console sold to a very few lucky souls. Have a look!
If you enjoyed last week’s Vistar you’ll love these Chinese-made PC Engine clones!
I’ve put together a page on the Anatomy of a Joystick, the first in a series of articles about controls (I hope!). Enjoy, and let me know if there’s anything that might need to be changed.
Of interest only to the techy geeks, I found a strange new Saturn. It’s not especially rare, but it uses a Sanyo CD mechanism, which is sort of weird (the majority are JVC).
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