Classic Video Games Reimagined As R.L. Stine Goosebumps Books

If It Were Stine is a Tumblr by cover designer Theodore Holmstead-Scott and blurb writer Jude Deluca that reimagines horror movies as book covers from the popular “Goosebumps” series by R.L. Stine. There's quite a few video game-inspired book covers, including Bioshock, Tomb Raider, and Silent Hill: » 7/30/14 8:40pm 7/30/14 8:40pm

The Best Violent Moments In Video Games

There's really no getting around it: many, many games are about violence, and sometimes it can be a bit much. Kill this, kill that, kill this until it all feels the same, like mowing a lawn or stomping an anthill. We've written a ton about it. But violence can also be incredibly powerful and interesting. Let's talk… » 6/27/14 10:07pm 6/27/14 10:07pm

Global Warming Could Give Us A Future Straight Out Of A Video Game

Earth has seen much better days, and science says it's largely humanity's fault. This week, the antarctic ice sheet's eventual collapse was declared "unstoppable" by research teams. How might we survive unprecedented rises in sea level? No one's sure, but games like BioShock and Brink may have the right idea. » 5/16/14 9:25pm 5/16/14 9:25pm

What If BioShock's Elizabeth Didn't Need Saving?

Sure, she's got the power to tear holes in space and time, but BioShock Infinite still has Elizabeth cast as a damsel in distress, literally locked in a tower and in need of rescue. So cosplayer and artist Angela Bermudez figured, what would she look like if Elizabeth was the one doing the ass-kicking? » 4/03/14 12:17am 4/03/14 12:17am