Horror Games Aren't The Scariest Games

I don't find horror games anywhere near as scary as the very real terrifying things that just kind of... happen in some video games. I mean, have you seen Skyrim's living mannequin glitch? Heard the legend of Minecraft's Herobrine? Stuff is messed up. » 10/31/14 10:00pm Today 10:00pm

A Sad Reminder About How Slow And Expensive The Internet Is In America

Internet speeds in America are pathetic, which you probably already knew if you...live in America. A new piece in The New York Times report makes that more clear. » 10/31/14 5:10pm Today 5:10pm

You Have Chosen…Poorly: A Ranking Of Alternate Horror Film Endings

Watching a movie is like playing roulette: we have no idea which ending we'll be seeing. Will it be the original, or another version inspired by a failed test screening, or "creative differences"? Sometimes the change is for the better; sometimes not. Here, we rank 13 alternate horror film endings from worst to best. » 10/31/14 4:55pm Today 4:55pm

Think Shadow Of Mordor Is Too Easy? Try These Out.

Difficulty is always a thorny issue in video games. One gamer's crushing slog through a dungeon is another's mindless loot grind. People are particularly divided about Shadow of Mordor's difficulty right now: some find it too hard, many others too easy. The latter group has begun some interesting experiments. » 10/31/14 4:20pm Today 4:20pm

How Bayonetta Got Dressed Up as Nintendo’s Most Famous Characters

It surprised people when Nintendo revealed alternate costumes for Bayonetta that let her look like some of the company's family-friendly characters. Now, you can see the design process for getting Platinum Games' sexy witch-warrior into Princess Peach, Link and Starfox costumes. » 10/31/14 4:15pm Today 4:15pm

​4 Tips for Your Last-Minute Halloween Costume


I haven't really dressed up for Halloween since I was a kid. Last year, I just grabbed my judo gi and pretended to be some kind of zombified martial artist. The year before, I wore a headcrab hat one of my roommates got me a few years back… and pretended to a headcrab zombie. You can see the trend. » 10/31/14 2:56pm Today 2:56pm