Anything With an Engine | Jimmie Johnson made a rare appearance in NASCAR's Nationwide Series to tout his "Anything With an Engine" video game this weekend at
The Bud at the Watkins Glen, where he finished second. Finishing third? The GameStop No. 20 driven by Joey Logano. (Getty Images)
Demetry James unwittingly created a masterpiece that taps all the necessary components of an iconic highlight, in video games and sports alike. It is brief (just 90 seconds). Not only does it have a signature line, it has at least eight. And, of course, what it all describes is just stupefying to behold. More »
Apparently, calling this household ubiquity an NES-001 instead of a plain old NES makes it worth $13,000. That's according to some schmoe on A&E's Storage Wars, which is about those who buy up miserable people's abandoned storage lockers and try to make more than they spent off their contents.More »
Our good friends at Fusible note, somewhat wryly, that while Nintendo's gotten around to filing trademark applications on the Wii U it's lacking ownership of the wiiu.com domain. The console by that name is due for sale sometime in 2012.More »
North Korea has officially responded to allegations it supported a hacking network that allowed it to gold-farm some $7 million out of South Korea-based MMOs. North Korea's (adjusts glasses, clears throat) "Committee for Peaceful Unification of the Fatherland" on Sunday released a statement saying, in effect, "no u."More »
Jim Guthrie, who provided the original soundtrack for the iOS hit Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, seems to think maybe so. Yesterday he noticed this post by Hip Hop is Read, which compares "The Cloud" from the game's soundtrack with Lil Wayne and Drake's "She Will," due out Aug. 29. Judge for yourself, but the melody under the drums and vocals does sound similar.More »
"Give 'em a wreck and they'll come back," said The King, Richard Lee Petty of Level Cross, N.C. "Give 'em a wreck at the end and they'll bring a friend."—Owen Good
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