The future of entertainment is in three dimensions, including the future of your own camera, so don't miss Attack of the Show's Kevin Pereira and X-Play's Morgan Webb taking a look at some of the coolest, hottest and most future-tastic 3D cameras out there, including the DXG-5F9V 3D camcorder, the Viewsonic View Fun 3D Snap digital camera, the Panasonic SD90 camcorder and more!
Want to know what sleek and sexy smartphones are currently wowing attendees at CES 2011 but don’t want to fork over the cash for a last minute flight to Las Vegas? Of course you do! So sit back and let Attack of the Show’s Kevin Pereira and X-Play’s Morgan Webb deliver some sweet, sweet smartphone knowledge to your cranial zone. Can you handle previews of the LG Revolution, HTC Thunderbolt and the Samsung 4G LTE? Only one way to find out:
The LG Cinema 3D LED TV uses the same technology movie theaters use to give you the best viewing experience possible. Kevin Pereria and Morgan Webb are on the CES 2011 show floor getting a sneak-peak at the 3D LED TV, its passive polarized 3D glasses, and its 3D technology. Find out if the LG Cinema 3D LED TV is as cool as it sounds. Hint: It is.
Our CES 2011 coverage is underway and we're bringing you all the news from the show floor. If you're missing the event then you're probably having a hard time visualizing the technological chaos that is happening. That's why we took pictures of our adventures. Check out our CES 2011 Day 1 Show Floor Coverage Photo Gallery for all the madness you're missing.
Turtle Beach is one of the leading manufacturers of gaming headsets. Since CES 2011 is in full force they've revealed a few more headsets to add to the repertoire of video game accessories. Introducing the Ear Force PX5 Programmable Wireless Surround Sound Headset, the Ear Force P11 Amplified Stereo Gaming Headset, and the XC1 Xbox Live Communicator Headset. All three headsets are making their debut this week at CES. Keep reading to find out which headset is the one for you.
The Consumer Electronics Show is the perfect place to mix it up with some of the most influential people in the gaming industry, so G4's own Chris "Boba" Monfette tracked down Shawn Freeman, senior VP and GM of digital business at retail-gargantuan GameStop. Click the cut to get look at what GameStop is planning for the future, how used game sales effect the industry, and how, exactly, GameStop's magazine, Game Informer, can stay objective.
The Razer Switchblade may be the most impressive device to come out of CES 2011. There, I said it. Razer announced the development of an innovative "concept design" that would bring PC gaming to a portable form. It's powered by an Intel Atom processor and uses touch-screens rather than the traditional mouse and keyboard. It's still in developmental stages but the fact that this is being worked on at all is worth noting, even if we don't know when or if it will get mass produced.
Keeping reading for more information and screenshots.
The long anticipated Blu-ray version of George Lucas’ beloved/reviled epic Star Wars saga will be moseying into an intergalactic cantina near you in September 2011, Lucasfilm confirmed today at CES 2011.
Variety lovers will be pleased to know that there are actually be three different collections to choose from: the nine-disc Star Wars: The Complete Saga set ($139.99, currently $89.99 on Amazon), which includes all six SW films plus three bonus discs featuring over 30 hours of special features and deleted/alternate scenes, the Star Wars: Prequel Blu-ray Trilogy, and the Star Wars: Original Blu-ray Trilogy. The trilogy collections will cost $69.99 each, but you can pre-order them right now for $44.99 on Amazon.
Last night, CES kicked off with Sony's CES 2011 keynote speech. You can read about it here. But if you want to truly experience the wonder, we have the entire thing embedded in video form below. Click it to check out what's new at Sony, the stars of The Green Hornet, and even a closing dance number! Oh, my!
Click the cut for the whole video.
CES means one thing to us here at G4: New and exciting controllers, and Razer's just-revealed 360 controllers are as new and exciting as it gets. They're putting out two controllers: The Razer Onza 360 Tournament editions controller pictured above, and a Standard edition.
Onza Tournament Edition offers adjustable resistance analog sticks, and the ability to twist the analog sticks in one direction to make them more resistant for steadier control, or twist in the opposite direction for quicker, fluid movements.
Last night we learned that Microsoft's Avatar Kinect will introduce facial and enhanced gesture-recognition to Xbox Live, but perhaps you'd like to see Avatar Kinect in action? We've got it right here:
What do you think? Are you ready to hook up with your pals over Live, with your newly enhanced super-Avatar? I am... bring on the chat rooms!
I admit it; I'm nerding out over Nyko's just announced gun peripherals for the PlayStation Move.
Above is the Power Shot for Move, an "ergonomic tactical rifle attachment" that features "removable and rotating Navigation Controller dock allows the player to hold the Power Shot in various configurations, making it ideal for left and right handed gamers." According to Nyko, the "tactile trigger replicates the Motion Controller button for smooth firing and the aiming sight increases the player's accuracy. The Power Shot also features an extendable stock, allowing for utmost stability and precision during intense action games." It's out on March.
Click the cut for more Nyko controllers.
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Torchlight will be part of the Xbox Live Arcade House Party pack, where a big game per week will be dropping, beginning on February 16. The first title will be Konami's side-scroller Hard Corps Uprising, and after that, Beyond Good & Evil, Full House Poker, Bejeweled Blitz Live and Torchlight will be released, one per week. Sadly, the exact dates on the games isn't known yet, but when we hear, we'll let you know.
Torchlight and Live are a perfect fit, and I can't wait to dive into some chaotic, elves-and-spells action when this lands!
Sony left us gamers a bit out in the cold at the CES 2011 Keynote, hyping their new 3D products but skimping on any game details. They mentioned Killzone 3 and Gran Turismo 5, and showed us the "already seen round the world" trailer for Uncharted 3, but other than a passing mention at a "Play Memories" photo app that can handle 3D photos and a Music Unlimited feature coming to Qriocity on the PlayStation, there was no gaming information at all. Heck, they didn't even tease Little Big Planet 2 or DC Universe Online, both of which come out this month.
While the show hasn't even started yet, and this was really a platform for product launching, we're surprised that there wasn't any more hype for Sony's "It Does Everything" machine. With the Move just released recently, we thought we heard more about that, for sure, and where was the rumored/leaked PlayStation Phone or the PSP 2 that we keep hearing rumblings about? At any rate, a terrifically gamer-centric Sony Keynote unfolded in the fantasy realm of our heads using pure 3D and Sony's own "Make. Believe." slogan. Read on to find out what we wish Sony would have announced at CES 2011.
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