As many of you may already know, eating something while playing video games is one of the hardest and most frustrating things in the history of mankind. Unless you're playing a Metal Gear Solid game -- where the cutscenes are long enough for you to eat a five course meal -- you find yourself floundering between controller and foodstuff, losing lives in-game and hygenine points in real life. Now, there's finally a solution to the problem, a controller-mounted Hot Pocket holder; it's so convenient, you could probably use it during competitive online play.Read More
He has his own show, he makes really neat novelty items, and now famous console modder Ben Heck has made a portable ruggedized PlayStation 3 for a couple in Afganistan that needed something that can be banged up a bit. Though Heck is no stranger to making portable consoles, this time he shoves it all into a Pelican Storm Case to provide some ruggedization.
Take that, G'zOne phones.
(Ben Heck via Kotaku)Read More
Internet celebrity and skilled modder, Benjamin Heckendorn, otherwise known as Ben Heck, has created a "see-through" shirt in honor of Portal, in what is probably the best Portal-related fan-made creation yet. Read one past the jump for the surprisingly simple details. Take that, all those Weighted Companion Cube pillows. No, Ben Heck doesn't work for Aperture Science, he simply hooked up an LCD display to the front of a shirt and a CCD camera to the back. The camera captures whatever his back is facing and display it on the LCD display in the front. That's pretty much it. He did seem to use a red portal, though; to Portal fans, an obvious mistake--unless Mr. Heckendorn is showing support for the upcoming Portal 2 co-op. Then it's alright.Read More
Benjamin Heckendorn, aka "Ben Heck," will be getting his own internet show courtesy of element14, which will showcase modding projects tackled by the established modder himself. The show starts today and will be broadcast on element14 and Revision3.Read More