Chopstick Straws (YEP) Will Change How You Eat Ramen Forever

Tradition or not, slurping soup broth directly from a bowl can be an awkward experience, if only because you often end up with it dripping down your chin. But instead of letting all that tasty broth go to waste because you don't have a spoon at your disposal, hopefully restaurants will see the genius in Julian… » 9/10/13 6:58am 9/10/13 6:58am

Xbox 360 Designers Cook Up Modular, Imaginary Kitchen

We usually don't post concept renders—and for good reason. They're usually stupid, and for that reason never, yknow, exist. But Astro's modular KitchenScape appliance set is quite the opposite: very clever, and worthy of existence! And highly attractive. » 5/11/11 5:30am 5/11/11 5:30am

2010 Game of the Year Finalist Debate: NBA 2K11

Sports titles just aren't supposed to be game-of-the-year contenders. Their annualized nature sends the message that this year's game, no matter how great, won't be worth owning in 365 days. If anything could rise above that, it is NBA 2K11. » 1/17/11 2:00pm 1/17/11 2:00pm

What's Cooking With 'The Jordan Challenge'

Comedy is the context of this newly minted featuring five NBAers stumping for NBA 2K11, but for gamers, the takeaway is the in-game footage of "The Jordan Challenge." And, well, Derrick Rose decorating a cake. And basting a turkey. » 9/16/10 8:30pm 9/16/10 8:30pm

Another Game from the GRIN Grave

Our Swedish friends weren't just working on a Final Fantasy project when the studio went belly-up last year. A former GRIN artist has posted concepts from a ninja action/adventure game, and it sounds like it was a new IP. » 1/11/10 10:30pm 1/11/10 10:30pm