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Submission + - Ultra Rare Sega Pluto Console Appears on Ebay

An anonymous reader writes: Sega Saturn News have posted that the Sega Pluto which is a Sega Saturn prototype unit with a different shell and a NetLink Internet Modem accessory built in is now on an auction on the Ebay Site, the console is rumoured to be one of only two ever built and was a precursor to the Sega Saturn having a Modem addon to play such classics as Daytona USA and Duke Nukem 3D.
Android

Submission + - Android 4.1 Powered Projector Released

YokimaSun writes: On Slashdot we have seen many gadgets that run on Android, everyone has heard of Phones and Tablets using Googles OS, theres also been an Oven a camera and now you can add a Projector to the list. Over at DCEmu.com they have posted news of a Projector that runs Android 4.1 and features specs such as Full HD 1080p, 1.5GHz dual core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, expanded with an SD card of up to 32GB, 2 HDMI ports, 2 USB ports, 1 VGA port.

Submission + - Unreleased Dreamcast Game Geist Force Revealed

Croakyvoice writes: Over at the DCEmu forums, DCEric has posted a video of the beta of the unreleased Dreamcast Game Geist Force, the game only shows a few levels but it does show you that another great game was cancelled for Sega`s last console. This follows other games such as Half Life which whilst never officially released was leaked some years ago.
Nintendo

Submission + - WiiU Cracked for Wii Homebrew Already (dcemu.co.uk)

Croakyvoice writes: The Nintendo WiiU was only released yesterday in the USA and already Homebrewers can enjoy playing their games and emulators on the system. WiiU News has a video of the homebrew game Connect 4 working on the WiiU via the consoles Wii Mode and Comex's "Stack Smash" exploit. Recently released emulators that were released for the Wii and will also work using this method include emulators for systems such as Nintendo 64, Super Nintendo and Nes.
Nintendo

Submission + - Homebrew Working on the WiiU

YokimaSun writes: The Nintendo WiiU was only released yesterday in the USA and already Homebrewers can enjoy playing their games and emulators on the system. WiiU News has a video of the homebrew game Connect 4 working on the WiiU via the consoles Wii Mode and Comex's "Stack Smash" exploit. Recently released emulators that were released for the Wii and will also work using this method include emulators for systems such as Nintendo 64, Super Nintendo and Nes.
Android

Submission + - The 50 Dollar Android Tablet

YokimaSun writes: In these days where times are hard and we can`t all afford iPads with their high price, Kindle Fire which although cheaper is still around the $150 price and promises of a $10 dollar laptop which later shot up to $100. Android News has found an Android Tablet that sells for a measly 50 Dollars, for that you get a 7 Inch screen, Front Facing Camera, 4GB of Expandable Storage and an OS running Android 2.2 Froyo. For that price though do you get a usable Tablet ?
Android

Submission + - The 50 Dollar Tablet

YokimaSun writes: In these days where times are hard and we can`t all afford iPads with their rediculously high price and promises of a $10 dollar laptop which later shot up to $100. Its amazing to find an Android Tablet that sells for a measly 50 Dollars, for that you get a 7 Inch screen, Front Facing Camera, 4GB of Expandable Storage and an OS running Android 2.2 Froyo. Cant wait to see the Kindle Fire at that price.
Android

Submission + - Amazon Bring their iPad Rival the Kindle Fire HD to Europe

YokimaSun writes: Following on from the announcement of the Kindle Fire HD earlier, Amazon UK have now released both the Kindle Fire HD in 16 and 32GB variations and the new Kindle Fire which is also being released for the first time in the UK. Both Android Tablets are being released with prices that are extremely competitive against the iPad and iPad Mini. The Kindle Fire is to be priced at £129 and the higher spec Kindle Fire HD to be £159 for the 16GB and £199 for the 32GB version."
Android

Submission + - Kindle Fire HD Released in UK and Europe

Busshy writes: Amazon have finally brought their Kindle Fire Android Tablet over to Europe with the release of the Kindle Fire HD, this is Amazon's effort to compete with the Apple iPad/iPad Mini and other Android Tablets such as the Nexus 7 and the Nook HD. The Kindle Fire HD has a new build, much improved display, front facing camera. Its taller than the original Kindle Fire (7.6 Inches) and a little wider (5.4 Inches), slimmer and lighter, yet the actual screen size is bigger. Amazon are also releasing a slightly more powerful original Kindle Fire for Europe and the UK.
Christmas Cheer

Submission + - Console Giants Spark a New Price War

YokimaSun writes: Its nearly a month before the release of the WiiU and already the console giants have fired the first salvos in the run up to Xmas 2012.DCEmu.com are reporting that Microsoft have taken $50 of their 4GB and 250GB Bundles and even off preorders of the Halo 4 bundle. Nintendo to counter this have announced a new $129 hardware bundle that includes a black Wii console as well as Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort, finally Sony have released their Superslim PS3 with 12GB of Flash Memory with a price of £159.

Submission + - Flash Memory PS3 Superslim Released in Europe

Croakyvoice writes: Announced on Slashdot a few weeks ago the new entry level 12GB PS3 Superslim has been released, the latest iteration of the Playstation 3 has Flash memory instead of a hard drive although you can easily add a larger hardrive via a caddy. Instead of a disc fed tray you now get a top loading machine. The 12GB version is at the moment just for the Europe/Australian Regions with a price aimed at those on a lower budget and to intice more of the casual gamer market.

Submission + - Sony Release 12GB PS3 Superslim

Croakyvoice writes: Sony have today released their PS3 Superslim 12GB version which has Flash Memory onboard. Sony claim the console is now 25% lighter and smaller than their previous versions. The new PS3 Superslim has had a redesigned internal design architecture and removed the disc-fed tray and replaced it with a sliding top-loading disk cover. The price of the 12GB version is a wallet friendly £159 compared to the release of the 500GB version of the PS3 Superslim a few weeks ago which retails at £229.
Android

Submission + - iControlPad 2 Kickstarter Project Reaches Its Goal

YokimaSun writes: "The iControlpad 2 project which is an opensource joypad with keyboard with support for IOS, Android and for anything with either bluetooth or USB connections ie Mac, PC, Phones, Tablets, PS3 and even new devices such as Ouya and Raspberry Pi has achieved its goal of reaching $150,000, but obviously the more the better. The company behind the project are responsible for the Pandora Console and the successful original icontrolpad.

The joypad has a 55 key keyboard — Shoulder buttons — Twin analogue nubs — High-quality Dpad, Lasts for 14 hours of active use on a single charge. With the iControlPad2 you can enjoy proper computer emulation on your phone or tablet. Imagine Amiga/C64/PC/ZX Spectrum/Atari/Amstrad all with complete Keyboard, Mouse and Joystick emulation on one small controller; not to mention amazing support for almost any console emulator."
Handhelds

Submission + - Snes/Nes & Megadrive Perfect Gaming On a Handheld

YokimaSun writes: DCEmu have an article about a Handheld thats been released that will play original Nes, Snes and Megadrive(genesis) Carts. Instead of emulating on consoles such as the PSP or Nintendo Wii, you can play the games on original hardware but whilst on the go. The Handheld comes with 2 joypads and even connects to the TV. It has a decent 8 hours of battery usage and if your lucky enough to own a flash cart for either the Snes or Megadrive this could very much be the ultimate system for you.
Android

Submission + - Galaxy Note 2 Release Sparks a New Round of Patent Sueing (reuters.com)

Croakyvoice writes: It was released in Korea a few weeks ago and now Samsung have released the Galaxy Note 2 in the UK, the new iPhone 5 rival boasts 16GB of memory, comes with Android Jelly Bean installed, a massive 5.5" HD Super AMOLED screen, 16:9 screen ratio, 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, 3100mAh battery, 8 megapixel camera with best shot feature, S Pen functionality and is HSPA+ compatible. Now Samsung are sueing Apple over the iPhone 5 claiming that the phone has infringed on its patents.

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