video games

Xbox Controller Becomes Throttle and Joystick for Microsoft Flight Simulator via 3D Printing

Do you remember when Rock Band and Guitar Hero both arrived on the gaming scene, and suddenly everyone was obsessed with singing and playing music, acting like their skills at…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 8, 2019

In this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about partnerships, new software and buildings, and a neat 3D printed miniature. Together, Evolve Additive Solutions and Evonik are developing materials…

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…

Ubisoft Marks the Release of Latest Assassin’s Creed Installment with a 3D Printed Gaming Sarcophagus

The words “gaming” and “sarcophagus” aren’t generally ones that you would expect to be put together, but why not? Tomorrow, October 27th, marks the release of the latest entry in…

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…

Ten 3D Printable Things: Mods and Accessories for the Nintendo Switch

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things. Every week I’ll be showcasing 10 fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web. As always, you can…

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…

3D Printable Alpha Vector Ship from No Man’s Sky Video Game on MyMiniFactory is the Best of Both Worlds

With all the craziness going on in the world today, it is easy to forget the things that really matter. Small acts of kindness, reaching out to loved ones and…

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…

Design and 3D Print Your Own Character for New Skylanders Imaginators Game

Games – of both the video and tabletop nature – are becoming more and more customizable thanks to 3D printing and virtual reality. The lines between video and tabletop gaming…

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…

WhiteClouds Acquires Sandboxr, Prepping Their 3D Printing Services for the Gaming Industry

Young or old, present or in the past, most of us have a memorable gaming experience that stands out amongst the rest, one that sticks with us in vivid, full color….

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…

Bethesda and MyMiniFactory Collaborate to 3D Print Replica Gun from DOOM Video Game

When it comes to creating role-playing video games that place the player smack-dab in the middle of a realistically fantastical or frightening world, no gaming publisher currently does it better…

Incredible 3D Printed Cosplay Took One Month, 11 Printers and 1700 Print Hours

My circle of friends is full of nerdy, artistic and theatrical types, which means I’ve seen a lot of brilliant costumes over the years: for productions, for Halloween, and just…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Super Mario Bros. Things

For me, there are two types of people in this world. There are the people who can hum the Super Mario Bros. theme song, even if they haven’t actually played…

3D Scan Yourself Right into Your Favorite Game with SLAM Scan from Dacuda

Most video games start by asking you to choose who or what you want to represent yourself in the game. If you’re playing a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG),…

The G2A 3D+ Project Brings 3D Printing and Video Games Together

Polish 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence has announced a new partnership with video game marketplace G2A.COM called the G2A 3D+ Project. The two companies have developed a new service that allows…

Whispering Gibbon Closes Six-Figure Investment Round with Northstar Ventures

Whispering Gibbon. It’s a name you just want to say out loud–and as they continue racing up the rungs to success in their niche–many more will do just that as…

3D Printed Linked to the Wall Video Game Cartridge Mounts on Kickstarter

Over forty years ago the very first home video game system, the Magnavox Odyssey, was released to the public. While the original video game console wasn’t really what could be…

Maker’s Muse Shows You How to 3D Print Objects Directly from Fallout 4

Released just about a month ago now, Fallout 4 is the fifth installment of Bethesda Softworks hit series of post apocalyptic, open world adventure video games. The game takes place…

This 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Has a Video Game Built Into It!

I can not emphasize how much the entire 3D printing space has benefited by the open source nature that it has exhibited. Whether it be the open sourcing of the…

Dutch Props 3D Prints a Semi-Functional ‘Halo 5: Guardians’ Assault Rifle – To Debut at Gamescom

Since 2001, it’s hard to argue that that any video game franchise has been quite as popular and successful for Xbox as that of Halo. The first-person, science fiction shooter…