Mario Kart Tribute Comes To The PC, Only It's Kinda Bleak

Nintendo will never, ever release Mario Kart on the PC. But the company can't stop fans making games that explore the series' inherent weirdness, and call their game Mario Cars 2: 64. » 12/03/14 8:00pm 12/03/14 8:00pm

300-Foot Water Slide Looked Like The Perfect Sunday

Hey, remember how back in March artist Luke Jerram was raising money to build a 300-foot water slide down a busy street in Bristol, England? He actually got it done. » 5/05/14 11:00pm 5/05/14 11:00pm

Oculus Rift Lets You Visit The...Supermarket

Hahaha, and you thought our glorious virtual reality future was going to be just for games. Nope. It's going to be used to sell you crap as well. » 3/24/14 10:00pm 3/24/14 10:00pm

Guy Scammed Online Gets Revenge By Texting Entire Shakespeare Plays

Edd Joseph bought a PS3 online from some stranger, and guess what, despite paying for it, the PS3 never arrived. Edd could have just sulked and got on with his life, but no. Edd got revenge. And Edd's revenge was sweet. » 3/18/14 6:45pm 3/18/14 6:45pm

Underground Farm Is Ready For Apocalyptic Salads

There's a company in London that, deep underground in old abandoned tunnels, is growing fresh food. Imagine Metro 2033, then, only with fresh lettuce. » 2/11/14 8:00pm 2/11/14 8:00pm

People Mistakenly Sent A Free Vita, Then Threatened With Legal Action

A retailer in the UK has accidentally sent some customers a free PlayStation Vita. And is now resorting to some heavy methods in an attempt to get them back. » 12/10/13 6:19am 12/10/13 6:19am

​Call Now and Get a Great Deal on Next-Gen Video Game Pictures!

Poor Peter Clatworthy—the guy who paid £450 (USD$735) for a picture of an Xbox One—has been the butt of many an internet joke. This video, while verging a bit on the mean side, is one of the best. » 12/06/13 1:30pm 12/06/13 1:30pm

Teenager Pays $735 For A Picture Of An Xbox One

English teenager Peter Clatworthy made some very bad decisions during an Xbox One auction on eBay, paying £450 (USD$735) and not even getting a console. He got a picture of a console. » 12/05/13 11:00pm 12/05/13 11:00pm

1993 SimCity Documentary Is 20 Minutes Of Madness

In 1993, Britain's Channel 4 ran a four-part documentary series on video games. The third episode was about SimCity, and twenty years on, it stands as a monument to all that was amazing about both the early 90s and antique PC gaming. » 11/20/13 3:00am 11/20/13 3:00am

You Could Own A Very Pretty White Xbox One

I'm coming around to the look of the black Xbox One, but like the original Xbox, I think the console looks better in white. Sadly, the only white consoles in existence have been destined for the homes of Microsoft employees. All except for one. » 11/06/13 12:00am 11/06/13 12:00am

A Guy Had To Protest Outside A Blockbuster To Get A PS4 Refund

Adam Sibley had preordered a PlayStation 4 from his local Blockbuster. He later decided to cancel that preorder. It turned out to be an even worse idea than preordering from Blockbuster in the first place. » 11/05/13 11:30pm 11/05/13 11:30pm

The Rise, And Fall, Of One Of Gaming's Finest Ever Studios

There's a special place in my heart for Sensible Software. The British studio behind two of the greatest computer games of all time - Sensible Soccer and Cannon Fodder - has been gone since 1999, but its legacy lives on in a fantastic new book by Gary Penn. » 10/29/13 3:00am 10/29/13 3:00am

Video Games Bring Dead City Back To Life

In 1666, most of London burned to the ground. The old city as it once stood, from the buildings to the streetplan itself, are lost to history. Oh, unless you take a look at this video. » 10/28/13 1:00am 10/28/13 1:00am

The Queen Thinks Kids Play Too Many Video Games

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was born in 1926. She grew up during the Second World War. So it's perhaps understandable that, given the fact her own kids grew up without them, she's a little wary about the effects of playing video games at a young age. » 10/11/13 2:00am 10/11/13 2:00am

Illegal PS4 Preorder Scheme Sounds Nasty

SimplyGames, a retailer in the UK, has been in the news this week after it emerged it was trying to strongarm customers preordering a PS4 into spending more money. » 10/09/13 11:30pm 10/09/13 11:30pm

Someone Made A Real Version Of Call Of Duty Zombies

Zombie Blitz 1940 is a real-life ride...experience...thing, where 14 people are ushered through tunnels beneath London's Waterloo station while dudes dressed like Nazi zombies try and eat their living flesh. » 9/20/13 5:00am 9/20/13 5:00am

Real Scottish Town Is In GTA V, Absolutely Hates It

The main Grand Theft Auto games are developed, for the most part, in Scotland. So it shouldn't surprise you too much to know that a district in GTA V - Hawick - is named after a small Scottish town. It sure surprised Hawick, though. » 9/19/13 2:00am 9/19/13 2:00am

Not Every GTA V Launch Story Was A Good One

A 23-year-old man on his way home from a midnight launch for Grand Theft Auto V was "attacked, stabbed and robbed" after picking up his copy of the game, the Independent reports. » 9/18/13 6:30am 9/18/13 6:30am