3D Realms Shows Gameplay from their Duke Nukem-like Action RPG

Bombshell, an upcoming ARPG from the makers of Duke Nukem and 2013's Rise of the Triad reboot, was revealed last year in May with an extremely vague teaser trailer, featuring a girl with a robot arm sitting around and aiming guns. The latest trailer, on the other hand, appears to have some actual in-game footage. » 3/03/15 5:30am 48 minutes ago

​The Positive Impact of Video Games

Chances are, if you're reading this you like video games. Video games are awesome right? They can have a positive impact on our lives. They can help us make friends, overcome our problems and help us grow as people. Give me a personal story about the impact of video games over a story about frame rates any day. » 3/03/15 4:45am Today 4:45am

Nintendo's Official Rules On What Color Mario Must Be

Press the Buttons (via Fast Co.) recently got their hands on something very special: a copy of Nintendo's Style Guide, a 1993 document that sought to formalise all kinds of weird Nintendo-related mascot matters, like what exact colour Mario's and Samus' outfits have to be. » 3/02/15 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

Pregnancy Puts Players Inside The Head Of A Teenage Rape Victim

The interactive short story Pregnancy, released today on Steam, begins with 14-year-old Lilla Sandor purchasing a pregnancy test. It's a painful moment for the teen. She feels ashamed and awkward. At home, waiting for the test results, she recalls the horrific act that brought her to this point. » 3/02/15 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm

The 12 Best Games on the 3DS

Ah, the Nintendo 3DS. The days when we weren't sure about Nintendo's handheld are long since behind us. Four years after the original 3DS launched, there's a new version with better 3D, improved controls, and of course, a wealth of excellent games to play. » 3/02/15 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

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Learn How To Be A Hacker For $49

Hackers are getting a bad rep these days in light of what happened at Sony, and more recently, Lenovo. But legit "white hat" or "good guy" hacking is vital for testing website and device security, plus it's great for modding your setup. This bundle of courses teach the ethical route into hacking. » 2/27/15 5:08pm Friday 5:08pm