8 Things People Say In Interviews That Usually Mean A Movie Will Suck

We constantly get our hopes up for upcoming movies... and then they let us down. It's easy to get sucked into the hype cycle, as people talk up their projects — but sometimes, you can tell just from the way people talk about a film that it's probably not going to work. Here are eight key phrases that usually indicate… » 3/26/15 5:00pm Thursday 5:00pm

Dying in Game: What’s the Weirdest Way to Go?

It was Nietzsche that wrote, "What does not kill me makes me stronger". In reality, that's regularly true. When it comes to videogames, it really depends on how you are about to be killed. In some cases, dying is part of the learning process. In other games, your demise will only result in a minor punishment, or have… » 2/26/15 8:00am 2/26/15 8:00am

Assassin's Creed Would Have Been One Odd Prince Of Persia Game

Taking us down a dark and secluded memory lane, the folks at Did You Know Gaming explore the secrets of the Assassin's Creed series, which started life as the next installment of the Prince of Persia. I'd forgotten all about that. » 12/28/14 4:30pm 12/28/14 4:30pm

The Prince Of Persia. Well. Australia.

It's weird that the best cosplay I've ever seen of this chesty, male character came from a lady. So here's Melbourne-based Amir bringing some manly scowl to the beach (photos by Anna Fischer) » 11/11/14 12:56am 11/11/14 12:56am

Carmen Sandiego and Myst Among Huge Collection Donated to Museum

The original publisher of household names such as Myst, Prince of Persia and Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego is donating its software library and corporate records to the museum known as the home of the National Toy Hall of Fame. » 3/03/14 4:30pm 3/03/14 4:30pm

The Original Sequel to Prince of Persia Returns After A 20-Year Break

We heard a few months back that the 1993 platformer Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame, sequel to the very first PoP game from '89, would get a mobile remake. That remake is out now. » 7/25/13 6:30am 7/25/13 6:30am

The Most Gruesome Video Game Deaths

Which video game has the most gruesome death scenes? Surely Mortal Kombat 9 is a contender, in particular Noob Saibot's first fatality called "Make a Wish." It's so ridiculous it stands out despite Mortal Kombat's already high level of gore. » 5/08/13 7:00pm 5/08/13 7:00pm

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 80s

Video games in the 80s only depicted a certain amount of pixels on the screen. Fortunately, that didn't hold developers back from pushing the limits of the available hardware to play with our imagination by creating beautiful, handsome characters. » 4/29/13 8:00pm 4/29/13 8:00pm

Real Life Photos Mixed With 16-Bit Video Games Are Amazing

The 16-bit era had unique visuals. Simple yet bright and colorful, we could always get lost in the tiny details. Taking parts of these memorable games and mixing them with a real life environment might sound odd, but if done right the results are beautiful. » 4/18/13 8:15pm 4/18/13 8:15pm

Prince of Persia is Back (Yay!) It's a Re-make (Oh.)

Coming to smartphones and tablets, a remake of 1993's Prince of Persia: The Shadow and The Flame. The awkward thing here is that, well, the graphics of the 20-year-old game look cooler than the remake's—at least to me. That can't be right, can it? » 4/11/13 10:35am 4/11/13 10:35am

The Romantic Moments In Video Games That Remind You Of Valentine's Day

With Valentine's Day putting us all in a romantic mood it was our duty to gather some of the defining aaaawww moments video games offer. » 2/14/13 5:00pm 2/14/13 5:00pm

Weirdly, This is Probably A Behind-The-Scenes Video Of A Planned Prince…

Bizarrely, within the same 24-hour period that Ubisoft says the Prince of Persia series is "paused", footage has emerged of a project that sure seems like a Prince of Persia reboot. » 1/29/13 11:52pm 1/29/13 11:52pm

The Status Of Microsoft and Sony’s Next Consoles. Plus: A Whole Bunch…

No topic appeared in the rumor mill this year as much as the coming next-generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft. » 12/26/12 3:30pm 12/26/12 3:30pm

This Week’s Nintendo Download Travels Back in Time For A Classic…

Listen, I love Prince of Persia. With all that lovely animation and derring-do, Jordan Mechner's adventure games are well-loved for good reason. For those wanting to re-visit PoP's charms, the Wii Virtual Console get the 1992 SNES version. » 9/06/12 9:30am 9/06/12 9:30am

This Collection of Old Apple Hardware Is Heroic

If you are super old like me (hello old friends!), you'll remember using some of these Apple computers. If you are a young whippersnapper (hello young friends!), you might not—but you should still enjoy perusing the retro hardware that's on display. » 8/10/12 6:30am 8/10/12 6:30am

One Man's Terrific Art for Assassin's Creed, Prometheus and More

Here's another awesome Fine Art to get your week started on the right foot: a collection of works by David Levy, aka vyle, aka another of my very favourite concept artists in the whole wide world. » 8/06/12 2:00am 8/06/12 2:00am

First Look at a Brand New Prince of Persia Reboot?

This image is reportedly our first look at a brand new Prince of Persia game. It was posted by a user on Ubisoft's official forums, and down the bottom you can see the term POP_ZERO_2. » 8/05/12 5:30pm 8/05/12 5:30pm

The Weekly Download is Some of the Best News Nintendo's Released All…

LEGO Batman! Prince of Persia! The Last Blade! Curling! If Nintendo had announced this week's downloadable titles during their E3 2012 press conferences, maybe we wouldn't all be trudging around like sad puppies today. » 6/07/12 2:30pm 6/07/12 2:30pm