All The Video Game Father's Day You Need

If you weren't able to pick something up for your video game-loving dad today, just forward them Dorkly's Father's Day comic. It really says it all. » 6/15/14 4:04pm 6/15/14 4:04pm

A Rite of Passage in The Legend of Zelda, Now Shared by Father and Son

A great dad makes sure his son is better than he was. If you measure fatherhood by the accomplishments of offspring, then I've got substantial evidence that I'm the world's best dad. Well, one of the best, at least. Outside of maybe George H.W. Bush or Archie Manning. My evidence: I coached my 5-year-old son, Luke,… » 6/17/12 11:00am 6/17/12 11:00am

Your Last-Minute Father's Day Video Game Guide

There's a game for every kind of man. So why not show dad some love this Father's Day with a new one? Whether you're a video game know-it-all or can't stand them, dad might enjoy something new to play. Use our handy guide to figure out what game to give him after the barbecue this weekend. » 6/17/11 3:30pm 6/17/11 3:30pm

The Father of Cartridge-Based Consoles

Overshadowed in popular culture by the Atari VCS, the Fairchild Channel F is little more today than the answer to a trivia stumper: the first game console to use cartridges. And this man built it. » 6/21/09 12:00pm 6/21/09 12:00pm

Father Knows Best: The Best and Worst Fathers in Video Games

Fathers are easy to find in video games. When they're not antagonizing their offspring or killed off in the first level, they often serve as our main characters' major motivation. » 6/21/09 2:08am 6/21/09 2:08am

Happy Father's Day

Two years ago I toured the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., and if you ever have the opportunity, I very much recommend a visit. It was edifying both in what it taught me that I didn't know, and for the nostalgia that reminded me of what I once did. And on my way out that day, passing an entrance to… » 6/15/08 10:00am 6/15/08 10:00am

Celebrate Father's Day In Middle Earth

What better way to celebrate Father's Day than a relaxing stroll through Middle-Earth? Codemasters Online invites players to drag their fathers kicking and screaming into the MMO realm with a bit of Lord of the Rings Online. The game will feature a series of celebratory Father's Day events this Sunday, June 15th,… » 6/11/08 10:40am 6/11/08 10:40am

Nintendo's Father's Day Smash Bros. Tournament

Sunday June 15th is Father's Day, and what better way to celebrate than playing Super Smash Bros. Brawl all day long? Alright, so some of you were planning on doing that anyway, but if you're in the New York City area that weekend you can get your father involved for a chance at fabulous prizes! » 6/09/08 11:20am 6/09/08 11:20am