Did you know it's possible to beat Super Mario 64 without ever getting a single star? Ah, the wonders of speedrunning.
There need be no reason whatsoever to drop whatever it is we're doing to play Smash Bros on any given day of the week. I haven't got a single friend who isn't ready to throw down the gauntlet when the word Smash is dropped in conversation. That said, I can tell you without hesitation which entry of the series was…
The Wii U just launched in Europe last night. And, just like the console's U.S. launch, pictures of long lines and complaints about the long day-one update popped up on Twitter and Facebook. But good things appeared, too, like this sharp video by graphic designer Anthony Veloso.
What's striking about this quick visual chronicle of the history of video games isn't just how games have become more advanced but how much better our TVs have become.
Every year, I always end up seeing this home video on YouTube as everybody gets into the holiday spirit. I'm sick of it. I want to nominate another video clip in its stead.
Get me Valve on the phone. Tell Lombardi that the Portal prequel dev team can go home - their services are no longer required. And yes, that Portal fan mod can sling its hook too. The Commodore 64 remake 'Shotgate' has rendered both games utterly pointless. Yes, it's a Portal clone for the C64. No, it's not in 3D and…