gaming

Giant Pinball Machine Made by Hacking Nintendo Switch Controllers with 3D Printing

“Ever since I was a young boy I’ve played the silver ball…From Soho down to Brighton I must have played them all.” – Pete Townshend, The Who Now that I’ve…

Mixed Dimensions & Mimaki Partnering to Bring 3D Printed Gaming Collectibles to the Market

Integrated reality and 3D printing technology startup Mixed Dimensions (Mxd3D) has announced a global strategic partnership with Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd, a top company in the digital printing sector and…

IKEA Debuts 3D Printed Gaming Chair Prototype, Developed in Collaboration with UNYQ and Area Academy

Silicon Valley company UNYQ uses 3D printing and digitization technologies to customize its designs, and is responsible for some of the more interesting 3D printed medical wearable innovations we’ve seen, from…

Mixed Dimensions Enters Gaming World with GamePrint Solution for 3D Printed Collectibles

One popular and fun application for 3D printing technology is that of fabricating handheld figurines from video games, and even creating your own personalized 3D printable gaming character. Gaming and…

3D Printing, Gaming and Rolling with the Punches — A Few Questions For: Hobgoblin 3D

Since 3D printing began going more mainstream on a consumer level, one group in particular has enthusiastically seized on it: the gaming sector. Tabletop gamers, especially, have seen the opportunities…

Artist Melissa Ng Creates 3D Printed Mana Potion Pendant to Raise Money and Send Good Vibes

By now, you should be fairly familiar with the name Melissa Ng, especially if you’re into cosplay and other 3D printed creative works of art. If you’re not, I highly…

Isart Digital Students Create Award-Winning Game and 3D Printed Figurine

Ten students at Isart Digital, a Parisian video game and 3D animation school, came together to create a beautiful video game called Lily, Colors of Santa Luz. The idea was…

Reach Out & Grab Hold: Dexmo Exoskeleton Takes Virtual Reality to the Next Level

Most of us have still have so many faraway places we’d like to see, sports and activities we’d like to try, not to mention a host of dreams that we,…

3D Central’s 3D Printed Phone Case Helps to Catch a Pikachu

Okay, it’s confession time. I’m a mumblety-mumble-year-old woman and I play Pokémon Go. There, I’ve said it. It feels good to get it off my chest. I know it’s popular…

Get This 3D Printed Health Potion Pendant Designed by Melissa Ng and Contribute to a Good Cause

3D artist and designer Melissa Ng is best known for her stunning 3D printed masks and the full-sized 3D printed suit of fantasy armor that she recently designed for actress…

Is It a Mouse or Is It a Rat? It’s Both! Mad Catz Releases Innovative, Customizable, 3D Printable New Gaming Mouse, R.A.T.1

Your average cat may be inclined towards killing and eating mice and rats, but not the cats (catz?) at Mad Catz Interactive; the gaming company produces  them. Today Mad Catz announced the release of…

Razer RealSense 3D Camera/Scanner to Bring Intel Tech to Gaming

Gaming, software, hardware, and 3D technology come together as a tightly knit enclave for specialized applications of high-tech know-how–namely, here, in the spirit of not just creation, but fun. Those involved…

This 4 Foot Long ‘League of Legends’ Ekko Sword Was 3D Printed by Simone Fontana

League of Legends (LoL) is a multiplayer online video game that was originally released back in October of 2009. Developed by Riot Games, it has become one of the most…

Capcom & Source3 Partner For 3D Printed Cover Art From Street Fighter V, Including Ryu

At Comic-Con, in full force today in San Diego, as the now beloved venue of pop culture enthusiasts, you can bet there’s a confluence of many brands, industries, and technologies,…

3D Printed Pocket PiGRRL Brings 8-Bit Gaming to a Smaller Scale

The Nintendo Game Boy was a handheld video game device that exploded onto the market in 1989 (selling out of its initial shipment of one million devices to the US…

Add Portability to the Xbox with 3D Printed Game Mount for Personal Monitor

Sometimes it’s time to take matters into your own hands, and you can do that in more ways than one with the 3D printed controller game mount design just released…

Find the Perfect Mini for Your RPG with Dr. Worldcrafter’s Directory of 589 3D Printable Minis

Tabletop role playing games (RPGs) can be a hobby or, for some people, a lifestyle. For several years, my own home had an entire room devoted to gaming, with a…

Super Game Pi: 3D Print Your Own Large-Screen SNES Gameboy — from AdaFruit

Anyone who knows a passionate gamer, or is one, is probably well aware that this isn’t just a fascination with the games, but often also includes a penchant for checking…

LyteShot Launches Kickstarter for Unique Gaming Platform Allowing for 3D Printing of Usable Weapons

Video games are fun. There are no questions about it, and they will only continue to improve as time goes by. The one problem with video games, however, is the…

The Rival: Gaming Mouse from SteelSeries with Customizable 3D Printed Name Plate Now Available

The computer mouse of a gamer is quite a different beast from that of a casual computer user; the ergonomics are a key factor, as are the locations of buttons,…

3D Print and Wire Your Own Functioning Mini-Arcade

If you need more time to procrastinate and have fun at your desk, here’s a great new gadget idea for you: the 3D printed mini-arcade, by Instructables user diygizmo. With the easy…

Cimmerian Space, Web-based Game, Will Allow You to 3D Print Your Own Space Ship

Cimmerian Space is a web-based game that allows you to explore space from the comfort of your own browser. It turns out that space is filled with hostile creatures, sexy…

Things3D Developer Program Launches – 3D Printed Smart Gaming Figurines on Their Way

There is something appealing about being able to touch things; human being are tactile creatures after all and no matter how digitally sophisticated our world becomes, it will never entirely…