They Have Real-Life Mario Kart In Austin For SXSW And It Looks Amazing

You think you're too cool for South By Southwest, the annual tech and music conference that takes over Austin, Texas for two weeks? Then I have four words for you: Real Life Mario Kart. Nothing could possibly be better than that. » 3/07/14 8:59pm 3/07/14 8:59pm

Drug Smuggler Hides Cocaine in Xbox 360, Fails Miserably

Carlos Valenzuela was driving around Texas the other day, minding his own business, when he forgot to signal a turn at an intersection. For this oversight, he was pulled over, and probably would have got off with a warning/ticket if he hadn't, you know, had three enormous bricks of cocaine inside his car. Two of them… » 5/06/12 9:00pm 5/06/12 9:00pm

Ultima Creator's House for Sale for a Cool $4 Mil

Richard Garriott, the Ultima creator and space tourist believed to be the only private citizen to own property on an extraterrestrial body, is selling real estate here on Earth. For about $4 mil you may claim the stately Texas manor owned by Lord British. » 10/19/11 11:30pm 10/19/11 11:30pm

Here's How You Handle Looking and Turning in a Motion-Control FPS

Head- and eye-tracking will be the next big breakthrough in motion-controlled gaming. Forza Motorsport 4 will deliver it via Kinect. But for first-person shooters, we're still stuck controlling our look with our arms, an act as unnatural as it is inconvenient. Some University of Texas students have whipped up a… » 4/30/11 1:00pm 4/30/11 1:00pm