Classic JRPG Worlds Are Actually Donuts

Reaching the end of a world map in a classic JRPG game sends you to the opposite end of the map. This is how most world maps worked back in the 2D days, and this is why these worlds are actually donut-shaped (or more precisely, toroidal), as WolfieMario's GIFs of Chrono Trigger show. » 9/02/13 2:00pm 9/02/13 2:00pm

iPad Video Games Just About Killed Homer Simpson Last Night

People like to hate on The Simpsons these days, but I still find Fox's iconic cartoon show enjoyable, if not always super timely. See: this clip of Homer discovering iPad games, from the episode that aired last night. » 11/26/12 12:30pm 11/26/12 12:30pm

Watch the Slavery Documentary that Apparently Pissed Off China

News network Al Jazeera is closing its Beijing bureau, because Chinese authorities are refusing to renew an Al Jazeera correspondent's press credentials and visa, or even approve another journalist, the networked stated today.


The reason? According to China-based website ShanghaiIst, it is apparently related to… » 5/08/12 7:15am 5/08/12 7:15am