I Built A 4K Ultra HD Gaming PC... And I Love It

The next-generation of monitor technology is upon us, quadrupling the number pixels our monitors can manifest and placing a heavy burden on our beleaguered video cards. What does it take to put together a 4K-ready gaming PC? Let's find out, with a little help from AMD. » 4/21/14 10:40am 4/21/14 10:40am

You Are Only Sewing Skills Away From a Huggable, Functional Plush Game…

Okay, so you'll also need some woven conductive cloth, a spool of conductive yarn and the FLORA wearable electronics platform, but the sewing is the hard part. Adafruit's Becky Stern walks us through making an emulator-ready fluffy controller pal. » 4/03/13 5:00pm 4/03/13 5:00pm

This Coffee Table Is A Giant Working Nintendo Controller

The original Nintendo Entertainment System controller is a thing of beauty, an exercise in simple elegance and efficiency. Apparently that's exactly what Reddit user Cybergern's friend Jocke was looking for in a coffee table, so he built this. » 4/11/11 12:40pm 4/11/11 12:40pm

Show Them You Care With A Homemade Sonic Sackboy

Getting handmade gifts for Christmas was a real drag as a child, but now that we're older we can appreciate the work that goes into creating a custom Sonic the Hedgehog Sackboy. Can you do-it-yourself? » 11/29/10 12:40pm 11/29/10 12:40pm

Man Builds Computer Inside Computer Game

Minecraft is a game about building things that runs on your computer. One man is building a working computer inside the game that runs on his computer. At this point it's okay if your head explodes. » 9/28/10 6:40pm 9/28/10 6:40pm

Check Out The Bottle Caps On This Princess Peach

What drives a man to create a pointillism portrait of Princess Peach using 1,080 plastic bottle caps? It's all about love. Find out how to do it yourself at Instructables. Thanks Andrew! » 9/10/10 3:00pm 9/10/10 3:00pm

Make Your Own Papercraft Borderlands Psycho Bandit Mask

Just in time for Halloween, Gearbox Software's Jeffrey "botman" Broome created this rather attractive papercraft Borderlands Psycho Bandit mask, and he's sharing the plans with everyone willing to take a moderate hit to their printer's ink cartridges. » 9/08/10 11:40am 9/08/10 11:40am

What's Inside An Atari 2600?

To celebrate the launch of video game repair guides, do-it-yourself repair website iFixit is tearing down old video game consoles all week long. Today they give us a peek at what's inside the classic Atari 2600. » 9/01/10 12:20pm 9/01/10 12:20pm

Want To Repair Your Own Game Consoles?

Do-it-yourself electronics repair website iFixit is putting repair power in the hands of players, with the release of more than 200 different crowd-sourced repair manuals for twenty-four game consoles, with parts available to get the job done mostly right. » 8/30/10 1:20pm 8/30/10 1:20pm

Reader Makes His Own Bayonetta Collector's Edition

Frustrated by the lack of a premium collector's edition for Sega's Bayonetta, Kotakuite SonicTHP took matters into his own hands, gathering some of the rarest Bayonetta swag to craft his very own CE. » 1/06/10 11:20am 1/06/10 11:20am

The Most Beautiful Atari 2600 Lamp Ever Created

In the long and storied history of Atari 2600-themed lighting projects there have been countless interesting creations, but only one Atari 2600 lamp deserves to be called the Ultimate. This is that lamp. » 1/13/09 3:20pm 1/13/09 3:20pm

Mashade: Make Your Own Bad Video Game Mashups

Mashade.com is a newly launched website from Blockade Entertainment and GorillaSpot, Inc. that allows users to quickly edit their own video game trailer mashups. Take video assets from partners such as EA, Take 2, Sega, Codemasters, and Ubisoft, drop them into the editor, add sound clips, music, text, and effects,… » 8/13/08 11:40am 8/13/08 11:40am

A Tardis That Travels Back In Arcade Time

What better way to transport yourself back to the time of arcade dominance than an actual time machine? Simon Jansen obviously has too much time on his hands, being the man behind the ASCII recreation of the original Star Wars film, and now we know where he's been getting all of that time. Not only did he build his… » 3/24/08 11:40am 3/24/08 11:40am