The 6 Crappiest Apocalypses, According to World Religions

Not all religions believe the world is going to end, but those that do rarely believe it's going to end pleasantly. Instead, most religions focus on the war, pain, death and general discomfort caused by the apocalypse. Here are six religious "end of days" scenarios we wouldn't mind being incorrect. » 12/08/14 10:00am 12/08/14 10:00am

7 Global Apocalypse Scenarios That Might Really Happen

Could this be humanity's last century on the planet? Of course! Here are seven scientifically plausible ways that our species might die out sooner rather than later. » 7/03/14 10:13am 7/03/14 10:13am

What Happens When You Mix Skylanders And Disney Infinity? Don't.

Two games dependent on physical toys that interface via magical portals? Of course it's tempting the drop a Skylander down on the Infinity base to see what happens, but we don't. Not if we want happiness to survive. » 9/25/13 4:30pm 9/25/13 4:30pm

Giant-Robot Call of Duty Still Looking Like The Coolest Call of Duty

Today's new trailer for the upcoming and final Call of Duty: Black Ops II expansion, Apocalypse, once again shows why the world would benefit from an old World War I trench warfare planes-and-blimps-and-giant-robot Call of Duty. Just look at this GIF we pulled from it! » 8/26/13 5:30pm 8/26/13 5:30pm

The Real Reason Nintendo Will Never Make A Pokemon MMO

We want it. We have to have it. Our desire for it burns like the heat of a thousand suns, but what would happen if Nintendo did make a Pokemon MMO? Gaming humor site Dorkly may be on to something here. I doubt even Valve's Gabe Newell could save us. » 6/21/13 4:35pm 6/21/13 4:35pm

The Quiet Moments In Metro: Last Light's Apocalypse

Mood is such an important thing in a nuclear apocalypse; a detail that is so easy to forget. That’s something that’s painfully palpable in the first hour of Metro: Last Light » 5/14/13 2:40pm 5/14/13 2:40pm

50,000 People Used To Live Here. Now It's a Minecraft Town.

Minecraft aficionado Tsarcorp is the one responsible for this gigantic, 42 square mile map of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. It incorporates an almost 1:1 replica of the Pripyat area, just as we've seen in the latest S.T.A.L.K.E.R. » 3/05/13 8:30am 3/05/13 8:30am

These Video Game Towns And Villages Were Doomed From The Start

Oh those lovely hometowns, starting villages... Their peaceful and harmonious atmosphere ensures that there's nothing to worry about; our journey is yet to begin. And then suddenly, it's all gone, leaving behind nothing but dust. And sometimes a bit of fire. » 2/13/13 9:30pm 2/13/13 9:30pm

The Most Atmospheric Post-Apocalyptic Video Game Worlds

Post-apocalyptic worlds in video games don't necessarily have to be grimdark, depressing or colorless. There are many fine examples where the game's design either moves beyond these tropes, or develops them to perfection. We have collected a few of them below. » 1/23/13 9:00pm 1/23/13 9:00pm

Little Inferno Is A Delightfully Grim Tale. But Its Best Story Is A…

Maybe it's because Little Inferno doesn't present the side of Armageddon that we're used to seeing in games, but you might not even pick up on its apocalyptic storyline. Yet as I burned prize after prize in my Little Inferno Entertainment Fireplace, a thought tugged at the back of my mind: why am I doing this? » 12/23/12 5:00pm 12/23/12 5:00pm

Just Think of What We Would Have Missed Out On if the World Had Ended…

Waking up this morning is going to be extra awkward for some people. » 12/22/12 11:00am 12/22/12 11:00am

Of course, you could still miss out on these things. You could get hit by a bus before George R.R. Martin finishes his lengthy epic, or Armageddon could arrive after all. You never know. So what are you looking forward to now that we can be…

Oh, So That's Why The World Didn't End Today

If the Earth did not perish in a rain of fire or a collision with the shadow planet Nubira or whatever today, you can thank the gang at DICE. They resolved a potentially catastrophic crash by patching the PC version of Battlefield 3 just in time. » 12/21/12 7:30pm 12/21/12 7:30pm

The Final Pocket God Update Blames Scientology For the End of the…

Those poor Mayans. All this time we've been pointing to their broken calendar with anxiety and dream, when we really should have been pointing at completely plausible alien-based religion created by a science fiction author. Do you think there'll be Tom Cruise? Oh yeah, there'll be Tom Cruise. » 12/19/12 3:45pm 12/19/12 3:45pm

The World Won't End This Month (But If It Did, It Should Look Like This)

As you may be aware, there's a belief that the Mayans predicted the end of the world this month. They didn't. But just the thought of the apocalypse has people dreaming up ways they're going to meet the end of days. » 12/14/12 8:30am 12/14/12 8:30am

The Massive Delivers a Chilling, Water-Logged Look at the End of the…

Most pop-culture apocalypses crank up the volume, right?

Whether it's alien invasions or natural disasters, the end of civilization as we know it tends usher in a whole lot of noise pollution. So, the palpable silence left by mankind's near-extinction happens so quietly is one of the best things about The Massive » 5/22/12 3:20pm 5/22/12 3:20pm.

A Nuclear PC Mod for a Post-Apocalyptic World

This gorgeous monstrosity was once an Antec Lanboy Air, which is lovely but hardly capable of surviving a nuclear holocaust. Mod Brothers Podcast » 5/02/12 3:20pm 5/02/12 3:20pm host Kyle Van Der Mewre and 's Bill Owen saw fit to fix that, and fix it they did.