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Time Crisis – How to play Every Time Crisis Game.

The time crisis series of games is one of the biggest and most influential of the light gun games. I think that the first Time crisis was the first light gun game that I ever played in an arcade and I distinctly remember buying a psx along with ...

Sinden Lightgun

The Sinden light gun is a new and interesting project to create a lightgun that works directly on all types of TV without any sort of extra peripheral. http://www.sindenlightgun.com/details/ Sinden Light Gun Details It has a camera in the ...

PDP Mars Lightgun

PDP Mars Light Guns and Camera This is an exciting new piece of hardware from PDP who are a peripheral manufacturer based in the US. They make pretty high quality third party controllers mainly as well as headsets etc for PC, Xbox and ...

The Psxfin Emulator

The psxfin Emulator dashboard. What is the Psxfin emulator? The Psxfin emulator is an outdated PlayStation one emulator for the pc that is also known as PSX Emulator.  It was initially popular because of having very low system requirements ...

Update to the Sinden Lightgun Kickstarter Nov 2019

Sinden Lightgun Final Shell So it like like the Sinden lightgun is getting very close to the final product and delivery. Andy just produced an update on the kickstarter campaign and it all sounds very promising. This final shell design has ...

What is the best lightgun for playing lightgun games in 2019?

First up - I'm not going to get into the debate about what the all time best lightgun is. There are loads of great contenders from the Namco Gcon guns to some of the Sega releases and some people prefer the old NES Zapper. They all have good ...

DIY Light Guns

I have always enjoyed playing with lightguns, but until recently, they have always been something that someone else made. Probably in a factory and I imagine by magic! I have been getting back into them more and more recently though. The ...

Trigger switch Mods for Lightguns

These 3D printed kits replace the stock trigger button of video game light guns, with extremely responsive and pleasantly feeling arcade microswitches. I include 50-gram force 'light touch' switches with all of my kits. They allow for ...

The best WII Lightgun games to play on Dolphin

Dolphin is one of my favorite emulators. It is incredibly easy to set up and run, it produces really nice up-scaled versions of Wii games on modest hardware meaning that you get some of the best looking light gun games around. Most importantly ...

Gcon3

The Gcon3 (or GunCon3) from Namco was the third version of the popular Gcon series released for the PlayStation consoles. This version was released for the PS3 and allowed you to play games such as Time Crisis 4 and Razing Storm. This was ...

RPCS3

RPCS3 is an awesome project/emulator that emulates the PS3. Its constantly in development and no games are perfect yet, but there is a huge library of games that's totally playable right now. Emulating the PS3 was and is a big challenge ...

How to Build your own Lightgun

Untill fairly recently, building somethgn bespoke like your own lightgun would have been a huge task. You would have had to source al the parts yourself, somehoe get pcbs made and then you would have needed custom chips to actually do what you ...