That's not a dog in a Nintendo sweater. You are looking at groomed, dyed, and trimmed dog hair. Let's call this pooch "Yoshi Dog."
According to Nikkei, 21 year-old police officer Ryo Yamashita allegedly took 75,000 yen ($733) and a game portable from another officer's room in a police dormitory in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
Be kind, rewind: The woman who was looking at jail time—a month behind bars—for failing to return an overdue movie rental has seen charges against her dropped. Good thing, too; the law she broke, like VHS, disappeared years ago.
One week after declaring they will build an in-game memorial to the ships lost at the colossal Battle of B-R5RB, Eve Online publisher has decided to go whole hog and erect a monument, in real life, to all EVE Online players. Anyone who is an active player on March 1 will get his or her name engraved on it.
This much. Actually, a bit more. They couldn't fit everything on one photo.
That ugly looking Nintendo World Championships cartridge for sale on eBay has been bid up to more than $99,000 over the past two days. The auction closes in two hours.
For some reason, the typed, un-illustrated manual, in Finnish, for Bram Stoker's Dracula on the NES is a very desirable collector's item. Finland's equivalent of eBay currently has a listing for one, where it's been bidded up to the equivalent of about $1,200 U.S.
If you've got $75 a month to burn and live in California, you can get a 250-pound arcade cabinet running a 30-year-old game delivered to your door. This is the service offered by All You Can Arcade, a San Francisco business that opened shop last month. If all goes well, it'll expand to the east coast.
We've seen first-person representations of Super Mario Bros. World 1-1 before. If you've ever pondered what Green Hill Zone's Act 1 from Sonic the Hedgehog would look like in first-person view, here's a virtuoso remake of the stage, courtesy of Machinima.
A pair of security experts demonstrated to the BBC that some ordinary models of cars can be overridden—despite whatever the driver is doing behind the wheel—using a laptop, some software, and an old Nintendo Entertainment System gamepad.
Next time you complain about Half-Life 3 taking forever, consider this: the modern game of chess is believed to have originated in 1575, and only now is Chess 2: The Sequel coming out. And it's an Ouya exclusive.
Video game petitions have a very long and mostly pointless history. As I've said several times, an Internet petition is worth the paper it is printed on. But I'll give a little publicity to this thing, because it's the most ridiculous one I've seen yet (that includes this.)
Two years ago, the Internet stumbled across a guy who would work upwards of two hours to create virtuoso sprite patterns within Tetris. Well, anything humans can do, a computer can do better, right? Here's the Tetris Printer Algorithm. Showoff ...
Craigslist ain't simply your one-stop source for $27 flea-infested futons, or where you celebrate a third DUI by buying a moped. No, you can find some truly bizarre shit, like this rolling deathtrap in which you may play an Xbox 360 with your knees tucked to your chest.
A Minnesota man working on a fixer-upper tore down a wall and found, among the newspapers stuffed inside to insulate it, a copy of Action Comics No. 1. That's right, Superman's first appearance. The birth of superhero comics. It'll go for at least $100,000—but it could have sold for a lot more.
A website for Chinese newspaper Global Times recently published photos of a new Japanese military helicopter "design concept". Too bad it's not real. It's not even made by the Japanese military.
Frank Lee, a professor at Drexel University's Westphal College of Media and Design, brought a five-year obsession to a successful conclusion on Friday: play the world's largest game of Pong, using the side of a building in Philadelphia.
There's an easy way to play 18 different console formats (or more) on a single device. Most of us would use an emulator. But modder John Grayson chooses to do things not because they are easy, but because they are hard.