If you are a hardcore gamer, then you might need the Novelquest Emperor 1510, which is a Scorpion-shaped computer chair that is fully loaded with a built-in stereo system, LED lighting and designed to be as comfortable as possible with tilting capabilities. Its handmade Canadian Steel frame is able to accommodate either a single or triple monitors and a 5.1 Surround sound configuration. The Novelquest Emperor 1510’s standard configuration are a 3.2GHz Intel Core processor with an nVidia GeForce graphics processor, a 12GB of DDR3 SDRAM, a 500GB eSATA drive, the Razer Lachesis gaming mouse, and the Logitech diNovo Edge Wireless Keyboard. Priced at $4950, the Novelquest Emperor 1510 will be exhibited at 2010 CES in Las Vegas. [FayerWayer]
From the yearly archives:
The Cruden Hexatech is probably the most expensive racing simulator in the world. Priced at a hefty $191,000, the simulator is completely suspended on a hydraulic tripod that allows you to simulate F1, NASCAR, WRC, as well as various 24-hour races like Le Mans. You will be able to receive feedback from the chassis, track, tire, suspension settings, drive trains, aero load, and all sorts of stuff. Additionally, this racing simulator comes equipped with three 42-inch display screens. Video after the jump. Read more
Amazon has started selling the Sony PlayStation 3 bundle that includes both Infamous and Killzone 2 for only $349.99. With the PlayStation 3 120GB system, you get a free PlayStation Network membership, a built-in Wi-Fi and a 120GB of hard disk drive storage for games, music, videos and photos. It is a good deal for the Holiday season. [Amazon]
NASA has confirmed that they will release the “Astronaut: Moon, Mars
and Beyond” MMO demo in early January 2010. The game uses actual NASA simulation technology used to simulate the return to the moon in 2020, where players will have the ability to explore the moon and Mars. The “Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond” is expected to be released in Q1 of 2010. [Digitalbattle]
According to Media Create, Final Fantasy XII has broken a new record in Japan by selling over 1.5 million units during its first week. In addition, the game also boosted Sony PlayStation 3 sales over 200% during the week. Stay tuned for more updates. [DigitalBattle]
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