Tons of Games Are Coming Out This Month So You Want This $150

March is shaping up to be one of the biggest months in gaming in recent memory. Bioshock Infinite? Check. Tomb Raider? Check. Even more Walking Dead? You get it. Now you just have to, you know, buy the games and shut yourself up in your room until April. At least it'll be warm when you come back out. » 3/18/13 11:59am 3/18/13 11:59am

Tons of Games Are Coming Out This Month So You Want This $150

March is shaping up to be one of the biggest months in gaming in recent memory. Bioshock Infinite? Check. Tomb Raider? Check. Even more Walking Dead? You get it. Now you just have to, you know, buy the games and shut yourself up in your room until April. At least it'll be warm when you come back out. » 3/01/13 11:59am 3/01/13 11:59am

Beware of Sparkly Foliage and Other Things I Learned While Playing

Patterns, the latest game from Second Life creators, Linden Lab, is a sandbox-style game that focuses on building structures and exploring in an open world environment. While there is no specific plot, goal, or antagonist (other than physics) to speak of, Patterns does trigger a desire to explore. » 1/16/13 11:59am 1/16/13 11:59am

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Ask a Photographer About Shooting in a Back-Alley Arcade

Some folks go to San Francisco for the food or the fog. Photographer Ryan Russell went for the gaming. As part of Gizmodo's Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge, Ryan dropped by Frisco's legendary Southtown Arcade, where he used his lens and his ultra-responsive Ultrabook™ to immortalize a remarkably cordial… » 10/16/12 11:59am 10/16/12 11:59am

More Tips for Office Summer Survival

Being stuck in the office in the summer can be rough. However, there are a few things you can do to make your office-bound summer more tolerable—like reading the Summer Office Survival Guide, brought to you in celebration of the ultimate summer treat, the Starbucks Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino. Read on for tips on … » 6/18/12 11:59am 6/18/12 11:59am

Early Results Are in: Gawker Media Census Proves You’re a PC

Last week we asked you to take the 2012 Gawker Media Census, and in return offered one lucky survey-taker the opportunity to win a new iPad. Well, early responses are in, and we learned some interesting info about you guys—like the fact that 75% of you are PC users. We're sure you're much cooler than that shlubby guy… » 6/05/12 11:59am 6/05/12 11:59am

Put Down the Controller, Take the 2012 Gawker Media Census, and Win a…

It's no surprise that 57% you spend 11+ hours a week playing games—but what is interesting is how much that's up from last year's 35%. What happened? Did games get that much better? Did you have more free time on your hands? Take the 2012 Gawker Media Census and elucidate us. You could win a new iPad—perfect for… » 5/23/12 11:59am 5/23/12 11:59am

Tech Power Player Brian Wane Discusses Why Mobile Gaming Is Going…

The tech industry is notoriously dog-eat-dog. Breaking into the big time isn't just about having a good idea (although you'll need one), or having a strong work ethic (you'll need that too), it's about being consistently tenacious, creative, and forward-thinking. To celebrate those who exemplify these qualities, » 5/04/12 11:59am 5/04/12 11:59am

Just What You Need, a New Way to Maim Your Friends

You know that old "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" assertion? Well, it doesn't apply to Mortal Kombat and it's many incarnations. The Mortal Kombat franchise has been continuously redefining gameplay for the past 20 years. And, by Kratos, they've done it again, with the release of Mortal Kombat for PlayStation Vita. » 5/01/12 3:59pm 5/01/12 3:59pm