Killzone: Shadow Fall Is Out, And All We Can Do Is Sit And Stare

Excited soon-to-be PS4 owners are getting their hands on early copies of Killzone: Shadow Fall. With nothing to play the game on for another two weeks and change, all they can do is sit and stare, discovering all the intricacies, massive hard disk requirements and misspellings the next-generation PlayStation has to… » 10/29/13 7:10pm 10/29/13 7:10pm

You're Just In Time For A Game Boy Micro Unboxing

In 2005, Nintendo shut the door on the original Game Boy with the miniscule Game Boy Micro, a brilliantly-engineered two-by-four-inch rectangle of compromise. It wouldn't run original Game Boy or Game Boy Color titles — just Game Boy Advance games — but boy was it pretty. Many people hated it. I just bought a new one, … » 5/06/13 8:30am 5/06/13 8:30am

Unboxing Videos Become Strange And Unsettling If You Really Think…

If you've hung around YouTube or tech-oriented sites long enough, chances are you've stumbled across an unboxing video. These are exactly what they sound like: videos where someone removes the packaging from a new product. » 1/21/13 1:45pm 1/21/13 1:45pm

Razer's Game-Changing Blade Gaming Laptop in My Hot Little Hands

Last summer PC peripheral maker Razer introduced the world to the Razer Blade, a device CEO Min-Liang Tan boldly described as "the world's first gaming laptop." Well now the world's first gaming laptop is in my dining room. Let's open this baby up, shall we? » 2/04/12 2:00pm 2/04/12 2:00pm

Making a Point About the Pointlessness of Unboxing Videos

Having done only one unboxing - and it was of fried chicken - I feel I may post this video without it being an overt display of my hypocrisy. Unboxing videos have always struck me like childbirth videos, albeit without the blood, umbilical cord, placenta, etc. As YouTube's Cool Gear Reviews notes, they're exciting… » 4/08/11 8:30pm 4/08/11 8:30pm