The Game Faces Of E3 2014

Lots of people were playing video games in the Los Angeles Convention Center last week. Here are some of their faces—not all of which were obscured by virtual reality goggles. Looking good, everyone! So much focus! » 6/16/14 3:00pm 6/16/14 3:00pm

Game Developers Do Their Best Fake Gamer Impressions, Part 2

In this latest batch of game developers doing remarkable fake gamer poses, we show intensity, more Suda 51, and what happens when things bovine go corporate. » 4/19/13 9:00am 4/19/13 9:00am

Game Developers Do Their Best Fake Gamer Impressions

We asked a bunch of game developers to do their best fake gamer stock photo impressions, and the results are amazing. And a little silly. » 4/17/13 2:00pm 4/17/13 2:00pm

The GameCube Controller Lives On in the Hands of Fake Gamers

Next month's release of the Wii U marks the end of the GameCube's distinctive controller as a method for manipulating Nintendo games, but the color-coded buttons and sticks will always remain a method for making well-dressed attractive people look as if they are playing video games and not just smiling vacantly into a… » 10/15/12 4:00pm 10/15/12 4:00pm

This Is Bill Clinton's I'm-Playing-A-Video-Game Face

Former President Bill Clinton told The Daily Show's Jon Stewart yesterday that he's been obsessed with a video game at least once in his life. He did not say which game. » 9/21/12 9:00am 9/21/12 9:00am

Fake Mentally Disturbed Killer of the Week: Alice's Madness Never Left

"When is a cosplay not a cosplay?" queried the Mad Hatter, sipping lukewarm tea from a cracked and leaking cup. "When it's pay-per-use stock photography that someone put up for sale in case someone felt a pressing need for shots of a woman dressed as the lead character from American McGee's Alice: Madness Returns » 8/20/12 5:00pm 8/20/12 5:00pm?" I…

Fake Gamer Of The Week: My Supah Glahsses Make Me Supah Fantastich At…

Ya, hello little boys and girls. How aah you today. Are you good? I am good. Are you?


Ich heisse Hans, and I am very, very good-looking and also a male model and also very good at PC gaming, ya! You puny little dogs don't even rate for me, I am so good at killing you in the Counter Strike and the Team Fortress 2 that… » 8/13/12 4:01pm 8/13/12 4:01pm

Fake Gamers of the Week: Maybe Don't Drink This Family's Punch

There is no color allowed in this family's home. Theirs is a cult of khaki, a wasteland of white.

Their mission is to match. Every inch, every item, every tooth, every person, must be white and well-lit. There can be no dissent. And when they have scourged all color from their world, they must play, wholeheartedly… » 8/06/12 4:00pm 8/06/12 4:00pm

Fake Gamer of the Week: Attack of the Electric Neon Tentacle Monster

"What, it's just harmless anime! It's not like helpless school girls are ever attacked by lascivious multi-tentacled creatures hell-bent on human exploration in real life."


That's what he kept saying, and as it turns out he was completely 100 percent correct. » 7/30/12 4:00pm 7/30/12 4:00pm

Fake Gamer of the Week: Watch Out, She's About to Unleash Her Super Move

That sly look. The firm grip on the joystick. The dramatic pause. No, she's not flirting with you. She's warning you. Here comes her ultimate super move.

You might think there are no super moves in an ancient arcade game that only costs a quarter to play. You would be wrong. "But that's Galaga" you protest. "There… » 7/23/12 4:00pm 7/23/12 4:00pm

Fake Gamer of the Week: If She's Going to Play With You Clowns She…

She's a female gamer. She's an attractive Asian woman. She's not exactly the core demographic for a competitive online shooter, but she's got an ace up her sleeve, and possibly a bouquet of fake flowers.


Feel like acting like a clown around her? Fine. Two can play at that game. » 7/16/12 4:00pm 7/16/12 4:00pm

Fake Gamer of the Week: I Sure Hope There's Not a Sexy Cyborg Standing…

You've all been there. You're sitting there against a black backdrop, playing Call of Honor or Medal of Duty or whatever, when all of the sudden you're struck by the sneaking suspicion that there's a sexy machine woman standing right behind you. Ha, if I had a dime for every time I got that feeling!


Only this time… » 7/09/12 4:00pm 7/09/12 4:00pm

Fake Gamer of the Week: Girl Who Stores Game Controllers In Her…

We've all been there, Girl Who Stores Game Controllers In Her Underwear. Sometimes, it gets really hot outside. You're sitting in your apartment in your underwear, playing some video games to make the sweltering afternoon go by faster.


You get up to pour a glass of ice water, but the controller you're holding is… » 7/02/12 4:01pm 7/02/12 4:01pm

Fake Gamer of the Week: Don't Laugh, She Never Learned How to Use a…

She's a model. She's a gamer. She's a nuclear physicist. She's an incredibly accomplished young woman.


She just never learned how to sit on the couch. » 6/25/12 4:00pm 6/25/12 4:00pm

Fake Gamer of the Week: Ragequitting Baby

We've all been there, Ragequitting Baby. You're playing a quick round of capture the flag online, and there's this guy on the other team who just won't. Stop. Killing you. And as he does so, he lets loose an unending stream of invective, racial slurs, and all manner of other disgusting language.


He probably doesn't… » 6/11/12 3:31pm 6/11/12 3:31pm

Fake Gamer of the Week: Don't Trust the Pretty Redhead, Mr. Orange

Being an orange is hard. You grow up on a tree, surrounded by friends, only to be plucked at your ripest, crated, and shipped off to a grocery store, destined to be devoured by health-conscious shoppers.


So when you found yourself in bed with a lovely redheaded woman gamer, you thought you had avoided your fate.… » 5/21/12 3:30pm 5/21/12 3:30pm

Fake Gamer Of The Week: Grandpa Just Saw Aeris Die

Oh, no. Grandpa. That look in your eyes. That clenched grimace. That loose, delicate grip on your controller's joysticks, as if you aren't really playing anything at all.


You must have just watched Aeris die. » 5/14/12 3:30pm 5/14/12 3:30pm

Fake Gamer Of The Week: I Wish I Were Dead

How... how could this be? I had it. I really thought I had it.


But no. It's over. I lost the match. There are no repeats. It's never coming back. It's over. » 5/07/12 3:30pm 5/07/12 3:30pm

Fake Gamer of the Week: Little Girl Who Just Found Porn On Her…

Oh, Little Girl Who Just Found Porn On Her Brother's DS. I'm so sorry this happened to you. On behalf of brothers everywhere, I apologize.


When your big brother got a 3DS, you were so excited to inherit his old DS that you didn't even think about clearing out the internal memory. Why would you? What kind of person… » 4/30/12 3:31pm 4/30/12 3:31pm