People Are Playing Frogger On A Skyscraper

The comparison has been many many, many times by people trying to run and dodge through traffic: it feels just like playing Frogger. Except it's terrifying, because you're the frog. This is particularly troubling in developing countries still in need of a robust public infrastructure to regulate traffic. » 4/16/14 6:05pm 31 minutes ago

​Solid Dating Advice For The Modern Geek

Online dating, romance at cons, asking out the girl at the GameStop—it's a wild world out there for the geek who seeks love. Our resident dating columnist Harris "Dr. Nerdlove" O'Malley is here to help. » 4/16/14 5:30pm Today 5:30pm

​What It Looks Like to Play a Four-Dimensional Game

Some games ask you to shoot, jump or strategize in ways that are similar to what you've done. Sure, there may be unique tweaks designed to pique your interest but you mostly go in knowing what to expect. Other games are different deep down in their DNA, challenging the way you do even the simplest things. Miegakure's… » 4/16/14 4:00pm Today 4:00pm

Artists, Even Game Developers, Are Weird. That's A Good Thing.

Video games have their rockstars. But they're not the same kind of rockstars as the ones who strut around in dresses made of meat or go on talk shows to argue about their Twitter feuds. Compared to pop music or Hollywood, games often seem like they have a culture of celebrity that's far more subtle. Nonexistent, even.… » 4/16/14 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

Bioshock Triple Pack, PSN and LIVE Updates, Corsair Vengeance 1500

The insane deal that is the Bioshock Triple Pack made Bioshock Infinite our second most popular game of 2013. Today brings you another chance to get all three Bioshocks for just $13 using code EMCPFWE84. [Newegg] » 4/16/14 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Titanfall Was Almost Destroyed By Lawsuits

Before Titanfall was Titanfall, the mech-heavy shooter went through years of development hell. Crippled by a complicated lawsuit back in 2010, the folks behind the newly-formed studio Respawn Entertainment worried for a long time that they might never actually make a game. » 4/16/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

The Final Skylander Of The Season Arrives Next Week

Did you hear that? That's the sounds of hundreds of thousands of parents and collectors breathing a sigh of relief, as they learn the final Skylanders: Swap Force character is being released next week. It's quickly followed by a pained groan, as they discover Doom Stone's debut is a 500-piece giveaway at the Toys'R'Us… » 4/16/14 11:41am Today 11:41am