Jon Stewart Is Leaving The Daily Show

According to reports on social media (via The AV Club) from people in the audience at the taping of his latest episode, Jon Stewart has announced he'll be leaving The Daily Show. » 2/10/15 6:49pm 2/10/15 6:49pm

Vietnam Contra Game Is A Huge Bummer

Aliens! You can always feel good about killing aliens! Too bad imaginary Contra clone Hanoi Strike is set duringthe Vietnam War. It's a different kind of hard. The soul-crushing kind. » 2/03/15 4:30pm 2/03/15 4:30pm

Playing Basketball With a Portal Gun Would Be Awesome

Two scientists get their hands on an Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device. Do they try to unlock its secrets? Eventually, maybe. But, first, there's an epic game of hoops to be had. » 12/22/14 7:30pm 12/22/14 7:30pm

Pretty Sure This Is What Source Filmmaker Was Made For

Some people become heroes through combat. Others prove their worth through great feats of science or art. This hero, however, proves himself through simpler means. » 11/10/14 5:00pm 11/10/14 5:00pm

The Sonic Boom Cartoon Is Off To A Fine Start

While the jury's still out on Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for the 3DS and Rise of Lyric for the Wii U, the first couple of episodes for the animated series aired on Cartoon Network over the weekend, and it's not half bad. » 11/10/14 1:30pm 11/10/14 1:30pm

Lara Croft Contest Date from 1999 Inspires Hilarious Fan Fiction

Once upon a time, models used to dress up as Lara Croft. You probably remember that. And you might also recall a GamePro magazine contest where a winner won a date with one of those models. Only the two of them—and a bunch of PR/marketing folks, probably—know what happened on their date. Until now. » 9/17/14 2:30pm 9/17/14 2:30pm

The 13 Greatest Science Fiction Comedies Of All Time


On Friday, Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters, with its unique blend of space-opera and insane comedy. Which classic films must Guardians defeat to take its place among the greatest science fiction comedies? Here are the 13 greatest (live-action) science fiction comedies of all time. » 7/30/14 1:59pm 7/30/14 1:59pm

One Should Not Question The Black Widow's Geek Cred

When a woman in a black catsuit saves you from an armed gunman intent on putting a bullet in your head, you say "Thank you." You do not do this. » 7/28/14 1:30pm 7/28/14 1:30pm

Saturday Morning Slow Jams (on a Sunday) - Powerpuff Girls

You suddenly realize it's Sunday. You figure you were so sick yesterday, you forgot what day of the week it was. Dammit! That means you slept through those great Saturday Morning cartoons! » 6/01/14 3:00pm 6/01/14 3:00pm

Whoever Made This Anti-Weed Poster Must Have Been High

Those who grew up in America during the 1980s might remember those "Just Say No" posters. They were anti-drug propaganda, and Japan has them, too. Though, this particular poster looks like it was made by people stoned outta their minds. » 3/14/14 7:40am 3/14/14 7:40am

DayZ Delivers the Visceral Realism of Opening a Can of Baked Beans

DayZ is a challenging game, for sure. Is it "hard" though? Well, it doesn't make things easy on you in the simple tasks, that's for sure. » 2/15/14 5:30pm 2/15/14 5:30pm

After the Robot Wars, Mega Man Struggles to Adapt to Peacetime Life

Given Capcom's posture toward the franchise lately, you'd think Mega Man was, in fact, forced into a listless retirement devoid of personal fulfillment. With the Robot Wars ended, and no Robot Masters left to fight, how will the Blue Bomber find meaning in his life? He doesn't even have two hands. » 2/01/14 6:15pm 2/01/14 6:15pm

Mexican Standoff Has A Surprising Twist

A surprising twist… or twenty. Screw it, this Freddie Wong sketch with Key & Peele has ALL of the surprising twists. It's a few days old but we just spotted it and couldn't stop laughing. » 10/28/13 11:00am 10/28/13 11:00am

Louis C.K. Explains Why Smartphones Are Awful, And It's Heartbreaking

Jabs about how we can't stop checking our phones are incredibly common, but that doesn't stop comedian Louis C.K. from having some hilarious, if not sad insight as to why we do it. Hint: it's not because we're happy and fulfilled. » 9/20/13 12:45pm 9/20/13 12:45pm

Everything Wrong With The Chronicles Of Riddick in 8 Minutes? That hardly seems like enough time. Then again, I could sum it up in five seconds — Vin Diesel isn't playing the Iron Giant here. » 9/05/13 7:30pm 9/05/13 7:30pm

Don't Say Urkel Was The First Black Nerd

The geeky proclivities of folks like Aisha Tyler, Donald Glover and W. Kamau Bell have sparked conversations about the idea of what it means to be black and nerdy these days. How far back does this phenomenon go? Well, if you think Urkel’s the first black nerd, then you should probably watch comedian Baron Vaughn… » 8/06/13 5:00pm 8/06/13 5:00pm

This Comedian Thinks Video Games Are Done

As games get more immersive, and technology becomes more advanced, sometimes you wonder "Where do we go from here?" Well one comedian thinks video games are done. » 7/26/13 2:00pm 7/26/13 2:00pm

You Might Pee Yourself Laughing at This ‘Urine-Soaked Comic-Con’ Story

Some hard truths about the state of men's restrooms get revealed in this clip from actor/comedian Kumail Nanjiani's appearance on Conan last night. The funnyman—who discusses video games and other geeky stuff on The Indoor Kids podcast—talks about what happens when one of the most sacred dudes' lavatory rules—about… » 7/24/13 9:40am 7/24/13 9:40am

When a Game's Credits Are a Love Letter to Retro Music Games

The newest game in the Neptunia series, God Dimension Idol Neptunia PP, came out on the Vita a little over a week ago. Today I finished it, only to discover the ending credits were better than the entire game preceding it. » 7/02/13 6:50am 7/02/13 6:50am