Digital Storm Updates the 'World's Most Advanced PC', Doesn't Expect You…

Last March boutique PC maker Digital Storm unveiled the Aventum, a powerful gaming PC with a custom-engineered cooling system. They called it the "world's most advanced PC", and models started at nearly $4,000. Now Digital Storm is readying the Aventum II, featuring a copper tube liquid cooling solution and an even more… » 1/09/13 5:00pm 1/09/13 5:00pm

You Don't Need to Spend $200 on a Custom Xbox 360 Controller, But You…

Back in May I praised the looks of a custom Xbox 360 controller created especially for Kotaku by the folks at The Controller Shop, and the verdict was nearly unanimous — that's an ugly controller. Speaking as the man that selected the color scheme, everyone was wrong. » 7/06/12 10:00pm 7/06/12 10:00pm

Sometimes You've Got To Make Up Your Own Rules

Video game developers take great care in creating rules and restrictions that define the gameplay of their virtual worlds, but sometimes those rules aren't good enough. In today's rule-breaking edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Pibbles explores the joy of playing under your own self-imposed strictures. » 12/09/11 11:20am 12/09/11 11:20am

Customizer Fixes the Biggest Problem With Skylanders Toys

While the plastic characters Toys For Bob created to populate the world of Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure are certainly cute, colorful, and well-made, zero points of articulation makes them less action figure, more tiny statue. Action figure customizer supreme Jin Saotome brings four Skylanders to life in a whole new… » 11/28/11 2:00pm 11/28/11 2:00pm