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Trailer: Bionic Arm

Trailer: Bionic Arm

If you’ve ever wondered how Bionic Commando’s all-important grappling arm works, this Lab Report #001 video is for you; it includes swinging gameplay and associated mayhem, too.

Gameplay: BioShock 2

Gameplay: BioShock 2

BioShock fans, get your Big Daddy suit on: we nearly wet ourselves watching this awesome gameplay trailer for BioShock2 , which finally puts the player in the suit. Thanks, Garth!

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PS3 Rumble Joystick

PS3 Rumble Joystick

XCM’s Rumble Joystick is the first to be compatible with the PS3; beyond the rockin’ and rollin’, it includes 4 memory buttons with up to 20 moves each, rapid fire and turbo modes.

CoH: Mission Architect

CoH: Mission Architect

The time is nigh for City of Heroes’ Issue 14: Mission Architect update, and with it this trailer shows how players can create everything from quickie missions to multi-chapter arcs.

Arkham Asylum C.E.

Arkham Asylum C.E.

Incognito no more, Arkham Asylum’s Collector’s Edition sports a sweet 14″ Batarang with stand; also included is a leather jacket, Arkham Doctor’s journal and behind the scenes DVD.

Cinematic Intro: Prototype

Cinematic Intro: Prototype

We’re still waiting for the day games actually look like this excellent cinematic intro for Prototype by Blur; think of it as a better version of NBC’s Heroes blended with I Am Legend.

Jim Henson’s RE5

Jim Henson’s RE5

Jim Henson’s Resident Evil 5 isn’t particularly deep, but we weren’t expecting Oscar performances from Muppets; still, Cookie Monster’s gutted remains at 1:30 will forever haunt us.

Gameplay: Black Prophecy

Gameplay: Black Prophecy

This seven minute gameplay video of Black Prophecy starts off slow, but the action really heats up around 4:30 and doesn’t let up; register for the space MMO’s upcoming beta here.

Halo 3: Mythic Map Pack

Halo 3: Mythic Map Pack

Styled like a Saturday morning toy commercial, this hilarious Mythic Map Pack trailer for Halo 3 shows developers do have a sense of humor. Either that, or they’re high as a kite.

Kaossilator x Guitar Hero

Kaossilator x Guitar Hero

James Hasskin has taken the Korg Kaossilator, a touchpad synth, and packed it into the shell of a Guitar Hero guitar; the result is a techno-tastic axe mashup with 100 sound effects.

Debut: The Secret World

Debut: The Secret World

Hot chick comes home, makes a milkshake, spots a monster and wipes out half the apartment trying to kill it: just another day in The Secret World, an MMORPG that mixes modern with magic.

Mario Bros Laser Cutter

Mario Bros Laser Cutter

Because using machinery for its intended purpose is so passe: Jed of HackLab takes a laser cutter’s motors and belts out a stirring rendition of the Super Mario Bros. theme song.

Timeline: The Old Republic

Timeline: The Old Republic

This timeline trailer for The Old Republic has us genuinely excited over the upcoming MMO; the Jedi Temple gets leveled, the Republic concedes, and the Sith control half the galaxy.

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The Ultimate Combo Tee

The Ultimate Combo Tee

Noob button mashers need not apply: David Soames’ The Ultimate Combo is a handy guide for those who live and breathe uppercuts, hadoukens, and the occasional Moonlight Sonata.

1993 id Software Tour

1993 id Software Tour

Recently released by John Romero from a VHS tape stash, this 1993 tour of the id Software studios is a fascinating blast from the past; it was taped just before their release of DOOM.

Debut: Overlord Minions

Debut: Overlord Minions

While the Overlord is away, the Minions come out to play: Overlord: Minions lets you take control of five minions on the Nintendo DS as they solve puzzles, fight enemies and get minion-y.

Physics: Fight Night 4

Physics: Fight Night 4

It’s only a featherweight at 45 seconds, but this trailer for Fight Night Round 4 demos seriously cool moves including inside fighting, glancing blows and dynamic blood, sweat and tears.

Trailer: And Yet It Moves

Trailer: And Yet It Moves

While we’re digging the artsy paper collage look of And Yet It Moves, what we most like about the puzzle/platformer is the ability to rotate the world to achieve your goals. Thanks, Stefan!

Weapons: Burn Zombie Burn

Weapons: Burn Zombie Burn

Burn Zombie Burn’s weapons trailer is predictably awesome; everyone loves chainsaws and flamethrowers, but we’re most excited by the lawnmower and (we kid you not) dance gun.

Star Wars x Mario Bros.

Star Wars x Mario Bros.

On display at Gallery1988 in Los Angeles, these acrylic paintings by Misha bring together two of geekdom’s most revered franchises: Super Mario Brothers and Star Wars.

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Free: Death Vegas

Free: Death Vegas

It’s not quite Street Fighter IV, but Death Vegas is a sweet flash-based fighting game with comic-book style visuals; play head to head on the same keyboard or with a joystick.

Lil Juggler T-shirt

Lil Juggler T-shirt

Dream of simpler, more pixelated days with this fitted Lil Juggler t-shirt; it’s created by Aussie footballer apparel outfit Gfunk&Batz and sports woven inner & hem labels.

Debut: Blade & Soul

Debut: Blade & Soul

Blade & Soul is an upcoming Korean MMORPG that looks and plays like a manga come to life with acrobatics, bloody fight sequences and ridiculously well-endowed ladies.

Skeleton Key Chess Board

Skeleton Key Chess Board

Created for a 3D design class, this maple and walnut chess board by Dave Picket features actual brass skeleton keys; one set sandblasted while the other sports a liver sulfur patina.

Story Trailer: Prototype

Story Trailer: Prototype

We’ve seen plenty of Prototype’s protagonist thus far, but this narrated story trailer introduces us to several other characters as well as their funky “Web of Intrigue” flashback system.

Left 5 Dead

Left 5 Dead

We had to do a double take on these Left 5 Dead pictures; they’re actual photos with what looks like some HDR editing, done by the folks behind Night Zero (a photo comic book).

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