The 3DS's 3D Is Easier To Understand Under A Microscope

We can toss around terms like parallax barrier to describe the Nintendo 3DS 3D effect all day long, trying to explain how the system alternates lines of pixels to trick your eyes, or we could just show you. » 3/30/11 11:40am 3/30/11 11:40am

Even Legendary Guild Wars 2 Heroes Have To Craft Stuff

When the Guardians, Thieves, and Elementalists of Guild Wars 2 aren't busy building their legend, they'll be building guns, gadgets, and gears via the game's comprehensive crafting system. ArenaNet details how the game's eight crafting professions get the job done. » 3/09/11 11:00am 3/09/11 11:00am

Along with creating pieces of useful equipment…

Ever Wonder How The Nintendo Zapper Light Gun Worked?

Today's shooting gallery games take advantage of high-tech infrared sensors and cameras. Back in the days of the original Nintendo Entertainment System, things were much simpler. » 12/28/10 5:20pm 12/28/10 5:20pm

How Game and Movie Ratings Work

Originally published in 2005, we've just updated this story to explain to those confused by the current state of video game and movie ratings, and just how ratings work. » 4/27/10 1:00pm 4/27/10 1:00pm

So How Do You Curve Bullets In Wanted?

A sequel to last year's hit film, Wanted: Weapons of Fate allows players to curve bullets around objects in order to take their targets by surprise. So how's that going to work? » 2/23/09 3:20pm 2/23/09 3:20pm