Telltale Games' Poker Night 2 came out yesterday for the Xbox 360, and it has some pretty obscure references in it. Hell, it even references games that aren't really out yet. Can you catch the indie game reference in this clip?
It's the time of the year when gaming companies send me Christmas cards. Um, thanks? You didn't have to, really. Or at least just send an e-card, because I'm chucking these Santa-Yoda cards and fancy cursive well-wishes in the
trash recycling bin.
It may be a little behind the curve, but Sam Macaroni's spin on Disney's Tron: Legacy, filtered through the gladiatorial combat of Joust, is a super short burst of delightful parody. Or maybe I just like talking ostriches.
Steve Sanders, one of the first competitive professional gamers during the 1980s arcade boom, now holds a world record in his best game: Joust. He and his son, Isaiah (pictured), recently set the tandem high score record, with 745,000.
John McAllister, the owner of what is widely believed to be the most unbeatable video game high score, has claimed another world record, in Joust, after a marathon session at the arcade cabinet.
On the third floor of the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, visitors to the Penny Arcade Expo East get to visit an actual arcade, filled with free-to-play arcade cabinets and pinball machines, just like mother used to make.