The price tag for 2020 Tokyo Olympic stadium is now a whopping $2.1 billion. That’s more than the stadiums for the past three summer Olympic stadiums combined. That’s pretty silly! So is the stadium’s new Photoshop meme.
Silver Surfer snowboarding on a Galactus-shaped ramp sure would make things more exciting at any Winter Olympics event. The real games might be over, but here's concept artist Francesco Francavilla pairing superheroes with the winter sports that suit them the best.
Thirty years ago, we didn't have fancy PS4s to drool over. No, we had to type in things like
"LOAD"*",8,1 to play games, and those games were real. One of the best, of course, was Epyx's Summer Games, which let you take part in such Olympic competitions as swimming, diving, sprinting, and gymnastics as a…
Cyberpunk manga Akira debuted in 1982—over thirty years ago. The manga, and subsequent anime, are set in 2019, against the backdrop of the forthcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Nicola Adams, a boxer and freshly-minted Olympic gold medalist, is currently facing Britain's media answering countless questions about her preparation, training, state of mind, reaction to winning, blah blah blah.
Earlier this week, Stephen wondered if video games could ever be considered as an Olympic sport. He meant the medium as a whole, but if they ever did make it, they'd need specific events.
Plus, it's fairly educational, considering it gives you a neat rundown of what activities are considered Olympic sports.
If archery is an Olympic sport and shotput is an Olympic sport, consider the Olympic prospects of pulling back a virtual slingshot with one's fingertip, mentally calculating the best trajectory and then letting an Angry Bird fly and smash into some green pigs.
You know the Sonic Cycle meme, right? Gamers hear about a new Sonic game, they get excited. Then, the game comes out, and it's a huge disappointment. With that kind of letdown baggage, you'd think Sonic would not make a good lucky charm. Then again, you're not Puerto Rican runner Javier Culson, and you didn't just win…
It's been a long time since I've played Portal, but this Olympic Stadium rig sort of looks like GLaDOS from Portal.
It's been a strange but wonderful week for my sister, Elsa García. Of course there is the excitement of being in London and competing in the Olympic Games, and representing our country, Mexico. And then there was the unexpected reaction to her choice of music in competition. You see, my sister is the gymnast who…
With the world's eyes on the 2012 Summer Olympics, commenter GiantBoyDetective, awash in newly-discovered marital bliss, takes a moment out of his busy husbandry to ponder the perfect video game Olympics in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
Mexican gymnast Elsa Garcia Rodriguez Blancas did her Olympic qualification routine to an arrangement of music from The Legend of Zelda. Specifically, an arrangement by violinist Lindsey Stirling.
The opening ceremonies for the 2012 Olympic Summer Games had their share of surprises, but we certainly weren't expecting to see a Nintendo 3DS among them. Get off the stoop, young man, and go do some sports!