Aftermarket, and custom made products can be a god-send, but most of the time we are only aware of them by word of mouth or by chance when shopping for custom gaming gear. Recently H.R. Ennis was shopping on the web for a better controller, and happened to come across three items that caught his attention during the hunt.
Officially Licensed Marvel HDTV
How do you make a Marvel comic fan’s toes curl? By playing Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds on an LED or LCD TV that’s custom made with the theme of any Marvel character. Ranging from 22-55 inch HD LCD, and up to 46 inch LED HDTV, Roundtable Inc. has created officially licensed Marvel themed TV’s that displays the character, and the character’s name for 8 seconds after powering on the TV. Roundtable Inc., also known as RTC23 makes themes for all Marvel characters starting at $288 USD.
Nintendo 3DS Starter Kit
If you’ve already set aside $250 bucks for the Nintendo 3DS, and already thinking about accessories, and protective gear; certified accessory manufacturer, I-CON Products has already desigened a 3DS Starter-kit that is packed with 18 different features like:
- Carry-All Travel Bag
- SD Card Reader
- In-Ear Headphones
- (3) Retractable Stylus
- (2) 3DS Screen Protecter
- Audio Splitter
- Car Charger
The Starter-kit comes in Aqua-Blue, and is available to order from Best Buy, Amazon, and Future Shop for $19.99 USD.
Now that the iPad has joined the portable gaming frenzy, people endowed with chunky fingers still have a hard time gaming on it’s big screen. To help accomodate, the engineers at Think Geek designed the JOYSTICK-IT. It harmlessly sticks to your screen by suction. Simply place it over the on-screen controls, and you’re good to go. Just pull it off when your done. Works on over a thousand different game apps. You can get one JOYSTICK-IT for $24.99, and two for $39.99.
USB Shoe Dryer
These dog-shaped USB shoe dryers by Thanko are simply-ridiculous. They’re not game related, but if you really, really wanted to, you could use your 360 or PS3 to friggen dry your shoes.. while gaming; a multi-tasker’s dream for $33.88!