Epic Trolling with Added Profanity in Beijing

Those who took the Line 5 on the Beijing subway home tonight were greeted with a surprise: big eff yous plastered all over the place.

Chinese news site iFeng shows numerous screens and display read, "Wang Peng ni mei" (王鹏你妹) or as ShanghaiIst explains: it's literally "Wang Peng, your sister", but that means something… » 10/08/12 7:40am 10/08/12 7:40am

Trust No One in DayZ—Especially Those With a Helicopter

It's tempting. You're in an ultra-realistic, post-apocalyptic fight for survival, and some helpful human players show up in a goddamn helicopter of all things, blow away the zombie menacing you, and invite you aboard. And why wouldn't you join them? It's great to have friends with aircraft. Except these aren't your… » 8/18/12 4:00pm 8/18/12 4:00pm

5 Ways To Be A Massive Jerk To Your Opponents In Video Games

Maybe you reached your skill plateau despite constant practice. Maybe the odds are against you. Maybe you're just a terrible human being. Whatever the reason, you need to win, and you need to win bad—no matter what the cost. Perhaps at the cost of my morality and integrity, I'm here to help. » 7/27/12 9:30am 7/27/12 9:30am

Second Time's the Charm, or at Least a Trend, in Xbox Live SWAT Griefing

Instead of bogus pizza deliveries, sending a SWAT team to your door appears to be the hip new griefing trend in online gaming. Earlier this month we told you about a gamer in Eugene, Ore. who answered the doorbell to a police raid, thanks to some douchebag he met in FortressCraft. Now it's happened to someone in… » 6/30/11 8:30pm 6/30/11 8:30pm

Team Fortress 2 and Its Less Juvenile Environment

Anthropology isn't my thing, but I like the idea of a "game anthropologist"; the column at GameSetWatch with that exact title is young yet, but had an interesting look at Team Fortress 2 this week. What exactly makes the environment seem so much more mature than other FPS? The older user base? The official taunts and… » 6/22/08 1:30pm 6/22/08 1:30pm