[ Jan 8 2016 ]

The New Bike

When I lived in Canada I was doing a lot of mountain biking. I had a habit of breaking cheap bikes and so I kept getting bigger and better ones, eventually ending up with a Specialized Big Hit, a monster of a thing that weight over 20kg but survived almost 15 years of my abuse […]

[ Oct 3 2015 ]

Getting to know the Cactus V6 (again)

I don’t know what happened, but the original of this article has evaporated into the internet ether. Let’s all thank the internet archive and maybe give them some money. Anyway, the Cactus V6! — The Cactus V6 transceiver is a transmitter or receiver (it does both) that allows full remote power control of your speedlights […]

[ Apr 1 2015 ]

Review – Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved

Take the amazing Geometry Wars formula and saddle it with stars, point collecting, upgrades, lengthy intros and enforced play rules, and what do you get? Less than you started with.

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[ Nov 9 2007 ]

Xpand Rally – A Brief Review

It’s a little known secret that I love racing games. Not just any kind of racer though, but the rare breed that strikes a balance between simulation and arcade action. Tokyo Xtreme Racer and Sega Rally for the Dreamcast are two examples. Race, upgrade, race some more. Realistic as I want it to be, with […]

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[ Dec 27 2006 ]

USB Cell + Wiimote Review

The ultimate in geek batteries, USB powered AA cells, meets the Nintendo Wiimote head on. If you haven’t had a chance to check out USB Cell Batteries then take a second to have a look. Essentially they’re rechargeable batteries that you can plug into a standard NiMH charger or a free USB port. They run […]

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[ Oct 12 2006 ]

Nintendo Wii: Kororinpa Review

One game that gets too little press in the Wii’s launch lineup is the Japan-only release of Kororinpa from Hudson. Bottom line: It’s a great 3D Cameltry. Read the Review.

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[ May 22 2006 ]

Silent Hill 3 Review

Having recently acquired Silent Hill 3 after trying for three years to find a complete Japanese version with all the packaged extras, I have created a belated review of this instant classic. Silent Hill 3 Review

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[ Apr 8 2006 ]

Nectaris for Verizon

Forum regular Blaine has posted a review of Verizon’s new cellular title, the amazing Nectaris. If you can’t have Nectaris on the DS you can have it on your cellphone. Read the review!