Anti-gravity racing is finally coming to the PS3: WipEout HD arrives 9/25 on PSN and will cost $20; not bad for 12 reversible tracks, five gaming modes and 8-player online races.
The Onkyo TX-NR906 is a top of the line receiver (with the price to match): this 7.1 channel receiver has 1080p video upscaling, 145 watts per channel and can stream audio.
How to Build a Robot Army is author Daniel Wilson’s follow-up to his wildly successful Robot Uprising: in it, he teaches you how to turn use robots to defend the Earth (or conquer it).
The Spyker C8 LM85 is sportier variant of their C8, with a two-toned orange and silver paint job and black interior. Limited to 24, its 4.2L V8 gets 400 HP and goes 0-60 in 4.5 seconds.
Take on the Flood with your own personal army of 2.5″ Kubrick-style Halo figures from Medicom. This second series includes three Spartans, Master Chief and plenty of weapons.
You don’t have to be a greying rocker to appreciate these limited edition Metallica headphones, made in collaboration with Skull Candy. Choose from two designs: Hesh or Lowrider.
Action DooM 2 is a trip down memory lane, with pixelated graphics and nostalgic arcade music. Believe it or not, it’s pretty fun and and completely free; warning: extreme violence.
Humidifiers are the last thing we’d expect to be cool, but Matti Walker’s FRED gets a cool flying saucer design with 3 mat chromed feet. Available in four colors, it’s ultra silent, too.
“Exotic cowboy” are the words that come to mind with these Vans Rowley “Shambles” Hi, designed by Taka Hayashi. They sport a brown suede upper, buckle strap and Vans soles.
HP’s TouchSmart IQ816 series tops off their line of all-in-one touch screen PCs; this 25.5″ beauty gets a TV tuner, webcam, bluetooth, and can be wall mounted. It’ll be available 10/12.
We’re anxiously awaiting the public release of This Way Up, a creepy Tim Burton-esque short about two undertakers. It’s currently making the rounds on the film festival circuit.
Tokyoflash’s Negative is their latest watch and is mana from geek heaven with oversized pixels. It features an inverted LCD display, 7 color LED backlight and stainless steel band.
The iPhone has always been delicious, but these cupcakes by Nick and Danielle Bilton really take the cake. They won Ignite NYC’s Cupcake Decorating contest last night.
HTC’s Touch 3G is the successor to their original Touch, and uses their next-gen TouchFLO interface for improved feedback. It sports a 2.8″ screen, 3G JSDPA and 3.2MP camera.
Coming October 16th, we can’t wait to get our hands on this 15th edition 7″ KidReaper by Andrew Bell. He’s perfect for Halloween, with a fabric cloak, scythe and glow in the dark paint.
Famous for their Swiss Army Knives, Victorinox also offers watches. Nobody does time like the Swiss, and this stylish Chrono Classic XLS with tachymeter and chronograph is no exception.
Lomo’s Action Sampler is a novelty 35mm camera that takes four pictures in one second, and then combines them into a single print. It’s a cheaper version of their Fisheye.
The Tyranids have been conspicuously absent from previous the Dawn of War games, so we’re happy to see them chomping away at the Emperor’s Space Marines in the video above.
Gloopz Shark With Pixelated Teeth isn’t the most thought provoking t-shirt we’ve come across, but no matter: the sharp color contrast, Tetris blocks, and ginormous shark have us sold.
Fellow man cave dwellers: this Viper Football Table is metal-riffic, with solid metal robot players, stainless steel action poles, metal cup holders and a mirror black on chrome finish.
Carrying over the bold design language seen in the new C-Class, this Mercedes Benz E-Class coupe wagon concept is pretty fresh, although the two-piece headlights scream Lexus GS.
Voltron meets Exxon with The Fleet of Doom, a social commentary on the gas prices and the oil industry. It’s available at Palehorse as a 13″x19″ limited edition, archival quality print.
No, not Jedi Yoda–these awesome Yoda Skateboards are the work of Portuguese artist David Carvalho, produced in conjunction with Pop Cling. To preorder, email David here.
By all accounts Armada Tanks isn’t anything special, but we found this simple shoot ’em up surprisingly addictive: drive a tank around, collect upgrades and blow the crap out of enemies.
Above: Designer toy store Rotofugi does a great job turning the tables on toy collectors with this funky commercial. Bearbrick, Gloomy Bear and Wee Ninjas all make cameos: Ninja, please!
Microsoft’s Aero interface is translated into reality with their Wireless Laser Keyboard 6000; both the border and media buttons are translucent, dressing up an otherwise utilitarian design.
You haven’t lived until you blow $80k on booze: Veuve Clicquot and luxury speedboat maker RIVA have teamed up to sell 4 bottles of champagne for the price of a Corvette Z06.
Best paper airplane ever: Irish designer Lorraine Brennan’s Jet Coffee Table is actually made out of 2mm thick steel sheets; the folds double as a place to stash your magazines.
And you thought your surge protector was overloaded: photographer Thomas Kalak has a great collection of wires gone mad throughout Bangkok; some of these pics are truly frightening.
Adidas’ Y-3 Hayworth II Mid Shoes are part of its Fall/Winter collection, and sport a Mountain Man logo along its length, as well as a webbing system and ankle strap for support.
Rockband 2 is out as of yesterday for the Xbox 360, and we can’t wait to get some whammy bar time in. The Premium Drum Set is here; note that the PS3 version will drop 10/19.
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