The city of Minokamo in Gifu Prefecture, Japan thought it would be a good idea to try to boost tourism with anime posters. One in particular, however, will not be used. »
We’ve all had flying toys that don’t actually fly. From little tin planes to hulking Millennium Falcon replicas, it’s fun to imagine if the toy worked like the real thing. Well, one anonymous quadcopter enthusiast didn’t imagine with his new Hasbro First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter. He made it fly. »
Mod DB’s begun accepting votes for its 2015 Mod of the Year competition. Like last year, the top 10 mods will be chosen by the end of the month—until then, you can head over here to see how it works, or here for Indie DB’s Indie of the Year and here for Slide DB’s App of the Year awards, if you’re interested in them.
Want a truly immersive first-person shooting experience? Want it to feel like your body is really in a video game? Try attaching a Steam controller to your head.
Paladin Danse, you seem familiar. The gruff voice, the commitment to duty, the giant sci-fi armour...where have I seen you before? Oh, right. »
Just Cause 3 does one thing really well, and a lot of other things poorly. The thing it does well can be extremely cool. Shame about all those other things, though. »
Earlier this year, Martin Bergman was working on a GTA V graphics mod that looked positively unreal. It’s still not out—he’s been keeping busy with Battlefront—but another modder (Josh Romito) has stepped in and done pretty much the same thing. Only his mod is available right now. »
For decades, being pissed off was the Hulk’s thing. The living embodiment of Bruce Banner’s rage smacked down all comers, using a near-bottomless pit of anger as fuel for his strength. There’s a new Hulk now, though, and he doesn’t seem quite as cranky as the last one. »
Riot just announced a number of sales it’ll be putting on for League of Legends’ seasonal holiday event “Snowdown,” which will also add a giant Poro King (seen above) to the game’s ARAM map for a limited time. I’d also be into the idea of a Poro champion, but we’ll have to keep waiting for that, sadly. More info here. »
If you missed out on Black Friday, you have another chance to score a Wii U Deluxe with Splatoon and Super Smash Bros. for $250, if you hurry. [Wii U Deluxe with Splatoon and Super Smash Bros., $250] »