In the first years of my career as a games writer, I got used to a certain reaction from my parents’ friends when they were told about what I was doing for a living. It was usually along the lines of “what a waste”. I imagined them shaking their heads as if they’d just been quietly informed that I was shooting heroin.…
A few months back, I got to see the second Persona 3 musical—and I rather enjoyed it. So needless to say I was excited heading in to the new Persona 4 Arena musical. Sadly, I got my hopes up for nothing because, even being charitable, Arena is an uneven mess of a play.
Earlier this month we learned that there was a Naruto musical on the horizon here in Japan. Today, to coincide with Jump Festa 2015, we got a first look at the main cast in costume. And I'll be darned if they don't look the part.
Artist Luke Jerram wants to build a 300-foot-long slip-and-slide right down the middle of a street in Bristol, England. That is God's work you are doing, Luke.
BlazBlue, the popular fighting game series by Arc System Works, is coming to the stage as Live Act BlazBlue ~Continuum Shift~.
Four games in four weeks — Sony's dropped the release schedule and games coming in its summer 2013 PlayStation Network PLAY promotion: Stealth Inc.: A Clone In The Dark (July 26), Cloudberry Kingdom (July 30), the delightful ibb & obb (above, August 6) and DuckTales Remastered (August 13). Check out pricing and more…
Sixty-six years ago today the Roswell, New Mexico Daily Record stunned the country with one of the finest examples of a sensationalist headline this side of... well, nevermind that. "RAAF Captures Flying Saucer On Ranch In Roswell Region," was a joke, a sham, a goof, and certainly not proof of aliens landing on U.S.…
GeoGuessr, as you might have guessr'd from the name, is a straightforward game.
Originally, the Wikipad—an Android tablet with a custom controller dock—was supposed to come out last Halloween. But October 31st came and went with no Wikipads in any store anywhere. But the hybrid portable is alive and will be showing up in a smaller, less expensive form this spring.
Are you an iPhone gamer? Android fan? Windows Phone addict? Xperia loyalist? While the mobile phone gaming industry has settled into a set of easily manageable platforms over the past few years, there's still plenty of choice. Which have you chosen?
Take the bubble-bursting puzzle gameplay of the popular Bust-a-Move series, turn it on its side and toss in some magical spells and memory matching puzzles and sharp cartoon visuals and you've got Supermagical, an award-winning iOS game from Super Awesome Hyper Dimensional Mega Team, a developer with an obvious…
It's a shooter that doesn't let you shoot. A puzzle game without any blocks. It's Split! and it's surprisingly sharp.
A single button push takes a Portal 2 cube on an incredible journey through Ben Perry's astounding Rube Goldberg-inspired custom level.
Danish company Monstrum may sound terrifying, but they do amazing work, building children's playgrounds across Europe that look more like fantasy arenas than the dirty old contraptions most of us grew up with.
In a weird, oxymoron twist of a story, two loving Angry Birds characters come together to celebrate Easter.
I never knew you could use peeps for anything other than blowing them up in the microwave, but they clearly have some cinematic value to YouTube user mike chan.
I kind of don't know what the hell is going on…
Remember the days when the only on-phone gaming option was that weird snake one where the little pixel ate the other pixels and got increasingly longer until it ran into itself and died? Well, the Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY, which combines a PlayStation®-certified gaming device with the capabilities and portability…
Like a flaming crossbow bolt casually launched at gigantic rooftop slogan, Sony celebrity spokesmodel Kevin Butler returns to launch the "Long Live Play" marketing campaign.