This has been a very good year for video games, but it has been an exceptional year for books about video games—surely the best ever. I can’t tell you who will win the prestigious BAGOTY award for 2015, but Cara Ellison’s Embed With Games, Simon Parkin’s Death by Video Game, and Michael W. Clune’s Gamelife are all…
It took a lot of skill (and quarters) to rack up an epic run on Ms. Pac-Man back in the day. Turns out it took sharp hand-eye co-ordination to assemble those iconic cabinets, too.
As promised, the R&B singer/songwriter Frank Ocean brought John Mayer to last night's performance on Saturday Night Live. The two performed on a stage surrounded by some arcade cabinets with nondescript glass and cabinet art, but they were running ROMs of real games in attract mode.
Google has a proud tradition of modifying their logo image to commemorate special occasions, but for the 30th anniversary of Pac-Man, they've gone from image manipulation to game creation.
I'm obsessed with shoes that have anything to do with video games. Luckily, people on the Internet are too, so it's not hard to find a fabulous pair with a quick Google search and a sharp eye for detail.
What do you think of when you imagine going to the beach on a hot summer day? Sunblock, towels, bikinis maybe? Not me. I think about Galaga.
Lord knows we encourage enough tatting around here, but like the mafia, we don't deliberately go for the face.