Tokyo looks naked without its iconic street ads

Children of Morta—aka the most GIF-able game ever—is now on Kickstarter. If you need a refresher, it's a story-driven hack 'n slash with roguelike elements (read: lots of dying, but you learn a little something about yourself in the process). It looks gorgeous, not to mention pretty interesting. Check it out. » 1/20/15 10:30pm 1/20/15 10:30pm

How Pokémon's Most Unorthodox Flyers Really Work

Some Pokémon with the ability to fly, like the three-headed Dodrio above, just look too weird for us to believe they're actually able to do it. This is where Tumblr user Cheesyturtle's serious scientific explanations come in, in the form of animated gifs. » 12/04/14 9:00am 12/04/14 9:00am

Japan Comes To Life in Retro-Style GIFs

For the past few years, Tumblr user 1041uuuha has been creating terrific animated GIFs that look like the most poetic Nintendo game you've never played. » 12/01/14 9:00am 12/01/14 9:00am

Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire's New Mega Pokémon, In GIFs

Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire release for the 3DS tomorrow, and to celebrate that, here's a trailer that goes over every mega Pokémon in the game...in anime form. » 11/20/14 4:30pm 11/20/14 4:30pm

The Guardians of the Galaxy in Anime Gifs

In Japan, there is currently an anime airing where the Avengers have basically been trapped in Poké Balls by Loki. To tie in with the recent movie, the Guardians of the Galaxy showed up in all their anime glory. And even though the anime isn't available outside of Japan, there’s no need to worry: I come bearing gifs! » 10/31/14 7:30am 10/31/14 7:30am

If A Game Looks This Good In GIFs, It's Doing Something Right

I am a man of simple tastes. I like games with fluid animation, and I like making animated GIFs. When I get to combine those two things, boy howdy am I a happy camper. » 10/06/14 8:00pm 10/06/14 8:00pm

The Best and Worst Taunts In The New Smash Bros.

Taunting is an important part of any multiplayer game—and Smash Bros. is full of taunts. In fact, every character has a handful of taunts, all of which you can look at right here. » 9/19/14 6:00pm 9/19/14 6:00pm

Spinning LEGO Rotor Is Brilliant On So Many Levels

Those tiny soccer balls and basketballs are in good hands. Famous for his crazy Lego Technic builds, Akiyuki Kawaguchi's latest—Tilted Rotors—probably isn't the easiest solution for moving objects from Point A to Point B. But that doesn't mean it's not brilliant. » 9/12/14 8:30am 9/12/14 8:30am

Well that GTA IV bowling session had an unexpected ending. Niko is lucky that veteran modder and YouTuber Helix_Snake, who can apparently mess up things in any game he wants, didn't take him to play darts. » 9/02/14 8:30am 9/02/14 8:30am

Here are Özil and Thomas Müller, two stars of Germany's national soccer team, acting weird in FIFA. This time their body parts are not glitching through the 5th they're just trying to impress each other. » 8/18/14 8:30am 8/18/14 8:30am

GIFs Bring Old Chinese Art to Life in a Charming Way

That's the Yongzheng Emperor. He ruled China in the 18th century. And now, several hundred years later, he's being turned into animated GIFs. » 8/12/14 7:30am 8/12/14 7:30am

Kid Eats It In Royals Hot Dog Derby Because His Pants Kept Falling Down

This poor kid was stuffed inside a hot dog costume and entered into a race with two other kids: Ketchup and Relish. Our friend was Mustard and as soon as he made the turn down the right field line his pants started falling down. It was only a matter of time, then. He ate it so hard, and then he ate it again. » 8/10/14 5:40pm 8/10/14 5:40pm

This is not how you deal with the Executioner Chariot boss fight in Dark Souls II, but waiting for the boss like this is way more badass. It is almost like you can hear the player saying "Welcome to Dark Souls II, bro". » 8/04/14 8:30am 8/04/14 8:30am

Video Games Are Better With Dancing Pixel Birds

French artist Kévin creates his animations in a rather unique way: by using Flipnote Studio, a downloadable application for the Nintendo DS. This makes all of his art look like something from a 90s handheld game. » 7/29/14 8:30am 7/29/14 8:30am