Hats and Square Heads -A view inside Tristan's closet today revealed that he likes fancy hats and video game characters with square heads. We're going to be rich when he grows up!
Your cable box is headed for obsolescence.
It may not be within the next year, but it could be within the next three that having a box dedicated to TV programming sitting under or next to your television will no longer be the norm. More »
Pixel Ranger for iPhone and iPad feels as deep, engaging and modern as most Atari 2600 games, a CMYK-colored blend of Pitfall! meets Galaga, light on substance, heavy on visual charm.
Conceptually, Pixel Ranger is simple to the point of bordering on dumb. More »
When the Smithsonian American Art Museum opened voting for their upcoming Art of Video Games exhibit earlier this year, the resultant frenzy from gamers wanting to make sure their own personal Best Game EVAR was among the chosen crashed the institute's servers. More »
The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to rule on a request by the video game industry for $1.4 million in attorneys' fees tied to the landmark video game freedom of speech decision earlier this year, opting instead to kick the request down to the circuit courts.
The Court chose not to rule on the... More »
No, that's not my beautiful house in the picture above, with its color coordinated pillows, strategically scattered magazines, and perfectly misplaced popcorn, but with the low profile KEF T205 Surround Sound Speaker System in place it sure sounds like it. More »
In 2009, From Software introduced gamers to a whole new world of pain with the PlayStation 3 exclusive Demon's Souls, a game that challenged the growing player handholding trend in favor of gripping that hand firmly and slicing it off at the wrist. More »
Your Facebook friends will help you in the sequel to Mafia Wars. They'll help keep you safe while you take a bat to the knees of some Facebook stranger. More »
Since I just spent the weekend playing Minecraft, my thoughts have unavoidably turned to the ongoing dispute between Mojang (makers of Minecraft) and Zenimax Media (parent company of Bethesda, makers of Oblivion and Skyrim among many other games) over the trademark on the word "Scrolls."
For those... More »
To the frustration of its native gamers, the Australian government's got some sort of fetish for banning violent video games. But that doesn't mean that the medium isn't making its way into the cultural fabric over there. More »
The past year has been one of the strangest ever in the life of game designer, lecturer and author Ian Bogost. It started with the launch of the most successful game he's ever developed, and ended with him bringing it to a strange, cathartic end. More »
Markus "Notch" Persson, the maker of Minecraft, says his company Mojang volunteered both to drop the trademark request for the title of their upcoming game "Scrolls" and to add a subtitle in order to to avoid being sued by Skyrim juggernaut Bethesda, but that Bethesda refused. More »
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