Accidental history—remastering the campy teen horror game Congress famously hated

A scene like this doesn’t exactly scream “2017 video game.” And yet… reader comments 43 Share this story Night Trap might not seem like a game that would be especially cumbersome to port to modern consoles. Among the first in the oft-forgotten early-’90s trend of “FMV (full motion video) games,” the title was nothing more […]

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More than Carpool Karaoke, these new features persuade drivers to buy dash cams

reader comments 47 Share this story Video shot/edited by Jennifer Hahn. In the time that’s passed since we reviewed a number of dash cams last year, the essential use of an in-car camera hasn’t changed. Dash cams record footage of the road in front of you (and sometimes behind) while you drive, ensuring you have […]

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VPC’s MongoosT-50 joystick: A rare Russian-style controller for skies or space

Enlarge / The MongoosT-50 stick in a Warthog base, left, compared to a standard Thrustmaster Warthog stick at right. Lee Hutchinson reader comments 21 Share this story I had an epiphany when Ars Senior Technology Editor Lee Hutchinson asked me to review the VPC MongoosT-50 flight stick grip, which he had sitting on his desk […]

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