Anything Mean Girls obviously gives millennials serious nostalgia boners, but when you add in the Nintendo element, it’s enough to melt us all into big puddles of reminiscence. More
Topic: video games
I hope you guys are ready to lose a little faith in the human race today, because there’s a video game company out there that just scrapped plans for a female avatar because it would be too hard to design. AWESOME. More
I know it’s the cool thing to do these days to say that we’re like so totally over the Frozen trend but then secretly belt out “Let It Go” when we’re home alone. This obsession is not going away anytime soon, and once you see the latest entry in the Frozen fan video catalog, you’ll be totally fine with that. More
Playing Desmond Miles, bartender-turned-time-traveling-assassin, is kind of the next best action role for Michael Fassbender. Even if it means that we won’t see his pretty face all the time since he’ll be wearing Desmond’s iconic hood. More
Happy Geek Pride Day! Let me share with you the ten things that I absolutely obsess over, from Tetris to food trucks to The Hunger Games. I know, I don’t seem super-geeky, but you’ll be surprised after you read this. More
This larger-than-life game of Tetris on the side of the MIT Earth building (video inside) sets off our nostalgia alarms. More
After weeks of closed beta testing, The Hunger Games Adventures are now open for all would-be tributes to create avatars and practice archery, haggle in the Hob, and hide in the woods near District 12. What are you waiting for? More
At SXSW, Friskies debuted You vs. Cat, an iPad game where you basically play air hockey against your pet. Not surprisingly, Buddy the cat is still the reigning champion. More
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SEGA‘s Toylet console will allow men to use the bathroom while playing video games… including one where they blow a woman’s skirt up. More
The Angry Birds movie is moving forward apace. And while there are those doubters out there who think it’s silly and preposterous to make a feature film out of an iPhone game, the creators of said film will not be discouraged. In fact, David Maisel, the former Chairman of Marvel Studios (and executive in charge of the picture), believes it will change the face of video game movie adaptations. This is, clearly, excellent news. No longer will movie premises be confined to the tyranny of board games, as recently and excellently discussed by Mindy Kaling in the New Yorker. The world of video game based films is only at its beginning. After the jump, our projections for 2012’s blockbusters. More
Remember when we told you that The Room director Tommy Wiseau is doing a web series where aliens kidnap him and he has to play video games? Yeah, it’s kind of a letdown. Despite coming up with incredibly illogical out-of-context quotes during interviews, here Tommy is just not on his game. Hell, the only thing close to a Room joke was his character T.W. whining “This is not my house!” over and over. More
Ever wondered, “Gee, Tommy Wiseau made this crazy movie The Room, which has become a cult hit, but what has he been up to lately?” Apparently, getting kidnapped by aliens and forced to mock video games. More
Creepy Things That Seem Real But Aren’t is a series that explores modern urban legends, bringing you a new tale each week.
In 1989, a small company known as the Karvina Corporation released a strange computer game. game. An early example of the survival horror genre, this game was said to have similarities to later games Myst and Silent Hill. So few people, however, have played this game that we have only the word of a handful that these similarities exist. Because this game had a unique feature: It automatically deleted itself once finished. It was not recoverable, and it could not be copied. It was a one-time event that existed only in the moments between the player’s initial start of the game and the player’s last move. The game was called KILLSWITCH. More