Old Nintendo Manual Says Wario Is Mario's Childhood Friend, Which Is BS

Console Wars author Blake Harris gave the internet another peek at the treasure trove of an historic Nintendo character guide recently. The main revelation this time is that the company insisted Wario "is not Mario's evil twin," but rather his "childhood friend." Wait a second. What?!?! » 12/31/14 6:00pm 12/31/14 6:00pm

The Story Behind GTA V's Michael and Trevor, Summarized In One Minute

Previously ... on Grand Theft Auto V ... There's a slow burn as this game gets to the point of why three characters as disparate as Michael, Trevor and Franklin would or should come together to pull off some astounding heists. That's where the good ol' Lore in a Minute series comes in to help. » 11/05/13 10:59am 11/05/13 10:59am

Halo's Half-Assed 'Mister Chief' Immortalized as an Xbox Live Avatar

Mister Chief came to us nearly 10 years ago, filling in for a Halo 2 promotional poster on the good ol' Bungie Weekly Update. "A terrible idea that snowballed out of control," says his creator. Now Mister Chief's perpetually constipated, teeth-gritting expression finds its way to an Xbox Live avatar costume. » 10/21/13 11:00am 10/21/13 11:00am