PETA's Whale of a Complaint with Assassin's Creed has Nothing to do…

The m.o. of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals complaining about video games is by now completely transparent. They've had problems with everything from Pokémon to Mario's Tanooki suit, and little of it has anything to do with the harmful depiction of animals in a video game, or the corrosive attitudes that… » 3/06/13 1:30pm 3/06/13 1:30pm

The Dorkly Weekly: The Horrible Fate of the Leftover Pokémon

The folks at Dorkly pride themselves on the ability to solve gaming's great unsolved mysteries. For example, if Ash chooses Charmander and Gary chooses Squirtle, what happens to Bulbasaur?


Oh. Oh. That happens to Bulbasaur. I always suspected, but I guess I didn't really want to know. At least it's not animal… » 2/20/12 4:30pm 2/20/12 4:30pm

Nintendo’s Iconic Plumber Goes Apeshit in This Super Mario vs. PETA…

That bizarre Mario vs. PETA kerfuffle's fading into the rear view but that's not stopping Taiwanese media outfit Next Media Animation from giving us their askew take on the dust-up. Looking at their oddly-shaped version of Mario is enough to give a person nightmares. Those long legs—brrrr!—-and giant feet are bad… » 11/16/11 11:40am 11/16/11 11:40am

EA Sports Boss Says Michael Vick "Has Served His Time"

Michael Vick, who returned to the NFL in 2009 after a two-year prison sentence for running a dogfighting ring, was the second-biggest winner (by percentage) in the first round of EA Sports' fan-voted playoff for the Madden NFL 12 cover. To no one's surprise, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has demanded… » 3/31/11 6:00pm 3/31/11 6:00pm