Epson models wearable PlayStation 3
Play games wherever, whenever
Stick "extreme" in front of another word and you have a surefire YouTube hit. Epson hopes to power past such greats as extreme ironing and extreme crocheting with... extreme gaming.
The term has no official definition - yet - but to Epson it means donning a suit fitted with cables, power pack, PlayStation 3 - the slim one, of course - and an Epson projector so that you can play videogames wherever you want.
Epson has released a video of its own extreme gamer furiously tapping buttons in such weird spots as London's Carnaby Street and the side of a pub wall, and while engaging in activities like abseiling down a high rise building and dancing away during a late-night disco session.
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Our favourite extreme gaming sequence: Epson's nerd hovering above a giant fan.
The geek wears an Epson projector on his front, with slimline PS3 and powerpack on his rear
The sport - if you can call it that - probably won't make the 2012 Olympics. Though it does illustrate just how far Epson will go to promote its projectors. It was the EH-TW450, by the way. ®
I loved it
Awesomeness. Pure awesomeness.
Seems as though some of you commentards wouldn't know 'a bit of fun' if it skinned you alive.
What the hell is that comment about the credit crunch?...yawn. That was so February 2009, people have moved on.
If I wore that suit and someone asked me if I was a god, I'd say YES!.
Re: XBOX 360
Is that an Xbox 360 on on your back or have you been at the curry again?
Even worse is having an XBOX 360 on your back, I mean unless you fork out for the wireless adaptor you're screwed if you want to play online (unless you have a really really really long network cable) :-D
Personally I'll stick to my DS for mobile gaming.
Mine is the one with the DS Lite in the pocket.
Missing the VR gloves... and googles...
How to push forwards the boundaries of... ? Sometimes it takes an extreme idea to show the concepts and then 2 years down the road Apple will have patented it, and iPhones will be projecting their tedium...
bah not portable
Here I was hoping they had actually changed the form factor of everything which of course the PS3 being Sonys IP they can't do anyway I guess. Still don't dismiss projector portable gaming. As someone who basically lives in hotels due to working away from home, projectors are one of the few ways to decently game in a hotel room. Now if only the lamps would last 10x as long.