After a long old wait since the release of the Xbox 360 version, Dawnguard, the first expansion pack for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, hits PCs through Steam. Is the lure of a vampiric adventure enough to tempt gamers back into the gigantic world once more, or is it time to lay down our swords and shields of Skyrim and move on? Read on to find out!
The irrepressible Ben Heck has come up with another gem, this time in the incredibly old school shape of a Commodore 64, only now it’s a laptop. It’s got the best part of all the original innards, minus the odd bit shaved off to actually get it to fit into foldable form, and sits pretty, if clunky, with a 15″ LCD and original on/off rocker switch on the side.
Take a look at BH’s site for a better glimpse of how the magic happens but personally my favourite touch is the use of beige to really give it that 1980s computer effect. Good work once again, Mr Heck.
Let’s see – a video games console stuffed into an unlikely chassis… It’s got to be Ben Heck up to his old tricks, right? Well, no, actually, but it’s clearly inspired by his many impressive works as it first showed up on the Ben Heck forums. This latest mod is a Nintendo 8-bit NES system, which forum poster GonzoMPM-1 has somehow managed to cram inside an old light gun controller.
Ben Heck’s name has become pretty much the benchmark in console modding over the past couple of years. He’s done some amazing things with custom controller builds, but the console-laptop conversions grab the most attention and Heck’s latest unveiling, the PS3 laptop, proves that his internet fame is well earned…
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