The World's Oldest Video Game Publication Is Closing [UPDATE: Maybe…

It's been announced that publisher Future has plans to close a number of its video game sites, among them CVG. Games websites open and close all the time, and people losing their jobs is always a sad thing, but this one hits particularly hard because of CVG's long history. A history longer than any other games… » 5/29/14 8:00pm 5/29/14 8:00pm

Portrayed as a Loser, Gamer Steps Out To Confront Bad Reporter

Defense of the Ancients » 11/12/12 8:00am 11/12/12 8:00am, aka , champion Wei Shanchuan (卫山川) doesn't have many regrets regarding his professional gaming career. Why should he? He's fairly young and he's won many national tournaments in China. So when he was approached by a reporter for a profile piece on his life as a gamer he was eager to give the…

Chinese News Confuses Masturbation Toy with a Mysterious Mushroom

It was unlike anything the villagers had ever seen. The young news reporter who arrived on the scene was quick to point out that the "mysterious mushroom" felt "meaty". Meaty, sure, but that ain't no mushroom.

On June 17, Chinese investigative news program Xi'an Up Close reported about a "mysterious mushroom"… » 6/19/12 4:01am 6/19/12 4:01am

Metacritic Calls on Writers to Review More Shitty Games

Metacritic's founder made a little bit of a stir earlier in the week when he went on the A Jumps B Shoots podcast to discuss a wide variety of topics, one of them being that game reviewers were obligated to "review all the shit," not just good games or those expected to sell well. GamePro followed up for a… » 7/16/11 11:00am 7/16/11 11:00am