You've Never Heard Of Half Of These Songs About Video Games

I love old songs about video games. Not specific games mind you, but just the general idea of video games. They tend to be joyful, simple and wonderful. With that, here are some you might not have heard of. » 1/10/14 3:30pm 1/10/14 3:30pm

Choke And Tase Your Boyfriend In This Charming Video Game

Oh boy! We knew it was only a matter of time until the trend of man-training books and movies like Men Are Like Dogs and Bring Your Husband to Heel would spread to online games, but we didn't think it'd happen with this much gusto. The Boyfriend Trainer, with the tagline "No boyfriend is perfect! It's time you trained… » 4/19/11 2:20pm 4/19/11 2:20pm

Monkeys Express Self-Doubt Through Computer Gaming

Are self-doubt and uncertainty purely human traits, or do other members of the animal kingdom experience these feelings? A team of scientists made monkeys play video games because it's awesome. Oh, and to address the whole self-doubt thing. » 2/22/11 2:00pm 2/22/11 2:00pm

Here's What It Takes to Program a Computer Game

Have you ever wondered what a computer game looks like, from start to finish, as it's being programmed? If so, then this time-lapse video of one man's creation of Metagun (for Ludum Dare 18) will truly amaze you. Video inside. » 8/24/10 12:55pm 8/24/10 12:55pm

Teenage Boy Charged With Killing His Father With Sledgehammer

Near Russia's Black Sea, a 14-year-old boy has been charged with killing his father after a row over computer games. After the killing, he then played said computer games for several hours. » 4/15/10 3:00am 4/15/10 3:00am

Salman Rushdie Killed Time With Computer Games

After novelist Sir Salman Rushdie published The Satanic Verses, many deemed the book blasphemous. The Ayatollah of Iran issued a decade long fatwa, calling for Rushdie's death. How did he spend that time? » 1/06/09 1:00am 1/06/09 1:00am