Grendel and Mage Creator Would Love It If Someone Made His Comics Into …

I didn't think that Matt Wagner played video games. The veteran creator best known for psychological power fantasy epic Grendel and the down-to-earth hero's-journey narrative of Mage never really mentioned games as a pastime in the interviews I read with him. But when I spoke to him last week, Wagner owned up to losing … » 9/18/12 3:30pm 9/18/12 3:30pm

Arrested Megaupload Boss Cheated His Way To Video Game Glory,…

Kim Dotcom, the imprisoned mastermind behind busted file-sharing site Megaupload and, bizarrely, also the top-scoring killer on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, wasn't always a showboating millionaire. He also ran a competitive video game league in the late-90s. And was by all accounts a rather sore loser. » 1/23/12 10:00am 1/23/12 10:00am

Hey Nexuiz, Aren't You a Little Pretty for an XBLA Shooter?

Quake mod Nexuiz (pronounced "nexus") is so heavily modified that it's practically it's own game. It has been for years, since 2005, with a modified Quake Engine, completely overhauled weapons, but the same fast-paced gameplay. Someone at THQ must have been fond of the PC mod, because not only is it making a big… » 1/10/12 8:30pm 1/10/12 8:30pm

Watch a Man Shoot a Home-Made Rocket Called Quake all the way Into…

Among amateur rocket-launching circles, there's a bounty called "The Carmack Prize". It's named for id boss, Doom co-creator and budding rocket scientist John Carmack, and will reward anyone who can get a home-made rocket 100,000 feet into space and capture some GPS data from it. » 10/10/11 3:30am 10/10/11 3:30am