Archive for March, 2008

Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity – Wii

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Review by Johnus Maximus Sega’s most iconic character has returned with a sequel to 2006’s Sonic Riders. This time around Sonic and friends can increase their speed and manipulate the race track with the help of gravity controls. Despite an awkward control system, the game boasts a decent mix of tracks, characters and game play […]

SlingBox SOLO And SlingBox PRO Reviewed

Friday, March 28th, 2008

It’s a very rare occasion that I am so impressed with a product I have purchased that I decide it deserves a review. The SlingBox SOLO is one such product and the SlingBox PRO is it’s bigger brother.

Unreal Tournament 3 for PS3 Review

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

I’ve been a big fan of Unreal Tournament since first playing the PC demo of the, now GoTY edition, original UT. It was, perhaps, the first game I ever rushed out to purchase and tear from its grossly oversized cardboard box, as was the style at the time. The original Unreal Tournament was uncomplicated fun […]

£40 Off Selected Acer Laptops At Play.com

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Not a bad deal if I say so myself. Play.com are offering £40 off selected Acer laptops when you use the promotional code ACER40 As is typical of Play.com the prices are already slashed and the extra £40 sweetens the deal and will net you an Acer Aspire 5720 Z for just £330 delivered. The […]

Korg Pa2X Pro First Impressions

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

A Korg Pa2X Pro now sits upon the studio desk at Gadgetoid and I’ve had a single evening with it to form some initial opinions and recognise some of the more obvious good and bad points.

TerraTec Cinergy T USB XXS

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Adding another low priced laptop TV Tuner to the lineup TerraTec introduces the Cinergy T USB XXS which, as its name eludes, demands one of your precious USB ports in return for sweet, sweet digital freeview television. If you’re a couch potato to the max and simply must have digital television on your laptop computer […]

The Club – Xbox 360

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

Review by Johnus Maximus Released in February 2008 on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, The Club, developed by Bizarre Creations and published by Sega, is a foray into a seedy underground club of guns, violence and points multipliers. In a world already packed to the brim with quality first person shooting games, The Club actually […]

Peli Soft Bags Ahoy

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

Peli, the manufacturer of the Peli Protector Case has now produced a complimentary range of soft bags for storing all manner of gadgets and their accessories. These gadget bags are focussed on digital photography and a tripod bag is included in the range in addition to larger options that will carry a laptop. See over […]

Gadgetoid Welcomes Meridian Audio

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

With products ranging from £1,500 to £150,000 there’s no doubt that Meridian are a true audiophile and videophile brand. Meridian, founded in 1977, family-owned and based in Britain, manufactures everything from loudspeakers, complete music centers and home cinema systems and, until now, has done so below the radar of many of their potential customers. Now […]

Roland Edirol R-09HR Fresh Out Of Frankfurt

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

If compact portable recorders get your juices flowing you may be interested to hear about the new Edirol R-09HR. Not only does it look good but it packs some serious recording power with the help of an integrated stereo condensor microphone and crystal clear 24/96 fidelity. The R-09HR is now placed as the flagship of […]