How Sony & PlayStation are Utilizing 3D Printing to Accurately Portray In-Game Characters

The development of in-game characters and props is significantly more difficult than how it is often perceived. Although virtual models can be created with ideas or concepts sketched on a…

3D Printing for Gamers — A Few Questions For: U-Dimensions

Gamers and 3D printing. 3D printing and gamers. It’s a tale as old as time, in that very twenty-first century way. We’ve seen gaming and 3D printing come together in…

3D Print to Survive the Apocalypse: A Look at the Overlap Between 3D Printing and Gaming

This spring, game developer Holospark will be releasing Earthfall, a first-person co-operative shooter game set in a post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest that has been ravaged by aliens. The invasion, along with…

3D Printed Map of Legend of Zelda’s Hyrule Draws Internet-Wide Attention, Helps Creator Launch Business

It’s been a great month for gamer children of the 1980s and ’90s. First Nintendo released the NES Classic Edition, sending many people I know racing to the nearest department…

Maker Uses 3D Printing and Raspberry Pi to Build a Mini NES with Working Mini Game Cartridges

While it wasn’t the first home video game system, the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) is unarguably the most iconic and important in the history of the video game industry. When…

Gambody Launches Online Workshop for Painting 3D Printed Models

Thanks to 3D printing marketplaces like Gambody and—to some extent— MyMiniFactory, gamers from all around the world have been able to 3D print replica models of their favorite video game…

Introducing the Pirakeet: A Tiny DIY and Low-Budget 3D Printed Gaming Console

As video game consoles and graphics seem to get more and more sophisticated, for some reason handheld games also seem to grow more popular. This is especially the case for people of…

Use Shapeways SVX Format to 3D Print Game Code As a Model

The worlds of gaming and 3D printing continue to overlap in very compelling ways. For example, there are 3D printing services, like FabZat, that allow a game fan to order a…

3D Print a Half-Life 2 Turret/Sentry Gun That Can Shoot Mini Marshmallows

If you’re even a casual gamer, you’re likely at least somewhat familiar with Half-Life 2, even if you haven’t played it yourself. The first-person shooter game was released in 2004 to…

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