Pokémon is the Latest Casualty of the Government Shutdown

In America, we're 12 days into our government shutdown, and apparently everyone is cool doing without frilly things like benefits to military survivors or food inspections, because assigning blame for this stupid temper tantrum is terribly uncivil. But we draw the line when it affects our right to bear Pokémon, right?! » 10/12/13 5:30pm 10/12/13 5:30pm

Gaze Upon The Various Shapes Jake Will Take In The 3DS Adventure Time

Man, I didn't realize today was going to be Tina-posting-about-Adventure Time day when I got into the office. If I knew I would have brought in a bunch of candy to eat ferociously while pretending I was eating citizens of the Candy Kingdom. (Cause why not? I don't know why!) » 10/18/12 2:45pm 10/18/12 2:45pm

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See A Bunch Of New Pokémon Black And White 2 Features In These…

Here are a set of new commercials for Pokémon Black And White 2, the latest games in Nintendo's popular monster-catching series. Seems like Nintendo is really playing up the new: understandable, considering they have the same names as the last two games, and considering they're on a system that has been obsolete for… » 9/11/12 5:30pm 9/11/12 5:30pm

Pokémon Is Not Entirely Historically Accurate (Well, Duh)

Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition is no doubt one of the strangest crossovers we've ever seen. This is not only because it's crossing a feudal Japanese war strategy game with Pokémon, but also because all the characters in Nobunaga's Ambition are based on real people. So let's take a look and see how these real… » 3/20/12 6:30am 3/20/12 6:30am

Sony's Old Position on Touch Screen Gaming Is Incompatible With The…

It doesn't feel like 2005 was all that long ago... until you remember that the first iPhone didn't launch until 2007. In the many years since a former Sony executive could make an offhand remark about the Nintendo DS, touch screens have taken over, and the tech is getting sharper every year. The future, it seems, can… » 2/14/12 8:30pm 2/14/12 8:30pm

Mostly Dead is Slightly Alive: Where Adventure Games Are Hiding

Double Fine's record-breaking Kickstarter adventure has, over the past few days, rekindled the perennial discussion about the entire genre of adventure games. The classic adventure has had its death announced dozens, if not hundreds, of times over the past decade or so, with at least an equal number of rebuttals. » 2/14/12 10:40am 2/14/12 10:40am