The Dreamcast Was A New Console For A New Console Generation

When a new generation of gaming hardware looms, it can be instructive to look to the past. At the end of July, we published a review of a new book by Zoya Street titled Dreamcast Worlds. Mr. Street has allowed us to publish an excerpt from the book, in which he details Sega's approach to the new console generation that … » 9/18/13 7:16pm 9/18/13 7:16pm

The 10 Most Useful LEGO Bricks

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These are the exciting bricks that open up whole new possibilities in LEGO building. In my experience, the most useful bricks are those that change the direction of the studs or give fine detailing to models. It seems like no matter how many of these bricks I have, they’re never enough. » 5/07/13 12:52am 5/07/13 12:52am

Return to the world of gamer nerd rage with book two of "King of RPGs"

We loved the first book of io9 columnist Jason Thompson's graphic novel series King of RPGs, and now book two is finally out! Return to the crazed world of Theo, the greatest DM in the world, and the game-addicted Shesh, as they rampage through World of Warfare. We've got the first few pages of the book to get you… » 5/26/11 5:30pm 5/26/11 5:30pm