Ditch Your Jetpack, It's Time to Ride the Psychedelic Whale Trail

I've associated flying whales with music for a long time. I'd say that this has everything to do with the second sequence in Fantasia 2000, in which a family of whales takes to the air accompanied by Respighi's The Pines of Rome. What sounds like a goofy idea on paper becomes uniquely beautiful onscreen—the improbable… » 11/02/11 2:20pm 11/02/11 2:20pm

12 Ways Consoles Are Hurting PC Gaming

It's happened to everyone at one point or another. You're playing your favorite FPS and minding your own business when your character finally succumbs to that pesky stream of bullets that's been bouncing off his face for the past two minutes. "Aw man," you say aloud while a big, ominous Game Over screen stares you… » 4/01/11 5:00pm 4/01/11 5:00pm