Goombas are pretty much at the bottom of the food chain in the Mushroom Kingdom—it never takes much to kill them in a Mario game. But there’s one particular Goomba in Super Mario 64 that can’t be defeated, no matter how good your platforming skills are.
What happens when you fuse the twisted magical art of pyromancy with positive thinking and technical know-how? Why, a Dark Souls II hack made in heaven.
This is a video of a ghost version of Luigi riding around Mario Kart 8's Rainbow Road. But don't worry: this doesn't mean he's come back to haunt us all with a new, supernatural death stare.
Using a browser hack to facilitate on-the-fly RAM edits, modders now have the power to rename courses and tweak musical cues in Mario Kart 8 — and this is only the beginning.
Blizzard is taking legal action against a group of StarCraft II players who created a set of cheats and hacks for the real-time strategy game.
Just as one group is claiming to have brought down many of EA's servers, another is boasting of having taken down much of Valve's mighty Steam network.
We've all been there. Whether you're down the K-Pop rabbit hole on YouTube or playing games at work, someone walks in and sees your screen, sees you doing something you shouldn't be doing, and the party's over. Or...is it?
The hacking community has been busy lately, with news breaking on the 26th of October that some people managed to decrypt the special Pokémon files that make up X & Y. Since then, curious Pokémon pictures are circulating of Pokémon that are not actually currently available in X & Y.
Today in News That's Sketchy As Hell, here's one of the worst social media gaffes we've seen in a very long time: New York Comic Con hijacking peoples' Twitter accounts without their permission.
One of the most popular online games on the planet has been attacked by hackers.
OK. So this is weird.
The last time we checked in with Patrick Priebe he'd crafted a replica of the Dead Space plasma cutter using a pair of 1.5-watt blue lasers. This time he's back with a ridiculous spinning gatling gun packing a total of six 1.4-watt blue lasers, and a less intense green laser used for targeting. Watch in awe and…
By "working," let's be clear: This laser is not powerful enough to sever a necromorph's limbs—not unless it is heavily sedated, if not already not-undead. It'll still burn wood and, well, I wouldn't stare directly at it.
Earlier today, a group of hackers claimed they'd cracked the Wii U, but Nintendo tells Kotaku they've received "no reports" of any unauthorized use of their gaming system.
This is pretty sweet. Mike Mika's daughter is three years old, and the two of them play a lot of video games together. "She's played as Peach in Super Mario Bros. 2 and naturally just assumed she could do the same in Donkey Kong," he wrote. When it bummed her out to learn she couldn't play as Pauline, the original…
Mirrors lined with blue and red LEDs have long been a staple of Portal-themed decoration. Taking it to the next level, however, is jamin101wolf. He bought the Portal gun prop available through ThinkGeek and Amazon, then plugged the two mirrors into remote-control power boxes. With this he pulls off the effect of…
Look, at this point, the only thing that Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous pop hit is good for is experimentation. And, whether you love or hate "Call Me Maybe," you've got to admire what programmer Ryan Challinor—who works at Dance Central and Rock Band developer Harmonix—does to the song.