When the reveal of DC Comics’ post-apocalyptic reboot of Scooby-Doo hit months ago, it featured images of Fred carrying a Big Freakin’ Gun, Velma holding a bizarre gamepad, and Shaggy wearing a lumbersexual-style waxed mustache and beard. Fans everywhere went “ruh-roh” upon seeing the cover for Scooby Apocalypse #1.…
The developers of Batman: Arkham Origins have no plans for any further patch to address bugs or problems gamers are reporting in the official forums. However, they are "working hard on the upcoming story DLC." Ruh roh.
The Los Angeles schools' billion-dollar big idea to give every kid an iPad has skidded to an embarrassing stop after the first recipients—including a valedictorian candidate—figured out a way to crack the security imposed on the devices to play games like Temple Run.
A Judge in Wisconsin banned a 17-year-old from playing video games after he was arrested and charged with assaulting his mother when she unplugged his PlayStation 3. So, this kind of thing doesn't happen just with Xbox 360 players, just sayin'.
Electronic Arts may have ended its odious online pass policy, but GameStop still is on the hook. A judge will allow a lawsuit to go forward with allegations GameStop didn't disclose the hidden cost of downloadable content. The plaintiff has also sued Subway for making 11-inch sandwiches and selling them as footlongs.
Oklahoma's most idiotic robbery (this week) ended in the arrest of two teenagers who brandished a firearm at a babysitter and two children and stole a PlayStation 3 from their home. However, one of the suspects forgot to tuck in his bandana properly, helping Nancy Drew crack the case before the commercial break.
Luis Tyler, a small businessman from Orangeburg, S.C., needed a creative shipping solution for acquiring 55 pounds of a common agricultural product. So he asked that his vendor stuff it inside a Pac-Man arcade cabinet. Which the cops knew all about, of course.
The kazoo still blows for The War Z, the Benny Hill theme of game that saw one of the most inept launches in PC gaming history back in December, a game so bad it was yanked from Steam for about two months. Now the entire game is offline after hackers breached the game's databases and its forums, gaining access to…
The Simlish alphabet has been translated before, but The Sims Freeplay, the game's mobile edition, appears to use a different one. Redditor Bump424 this morning published what figures to be the game's Rosetta Stone, and found some wirty-dords hidden in the signs.
A five-year-old boy playing with a cigarette lighter set his shirt on fire and went to the hospital with serious burns on Wednesday. Cops allege that his father went to the hospital's family waiting room, and consoled himself with a Wii, PlayStation and Xbox raided from a supply cabinet.
The biggest thing Dark Souls (and spiritual ancestor Demon's Souls) has going for it is that it's hard as shit. Suffering through countless deaths to the end is a serious badge of honor. So when the series' director said earlier this week "I am thinking about whether I should prepare another difficulty that everyone…
This morning we ran a roundup of clips from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon's big post-E3 "Video Game Week," highlighted by his hands-on time with the Wii U. Fallon's opening monologue, however, is where the entertainment is, really.
OK, let's get something straight first. Many of you know I live in the Eugene, Ore. area. Longtime readers remember I got bored and trolled the Craigslist personals in this 2009 post. But I swear to crap I am not the weirdo who posted this.
In my demo impressions I suggested that you lay off the stick because the physics lends itself (themselves?) to oversteer. Some dudes in Europe took that advice to the extreme and this what they got: You can finish a race without touching the controller.
Protip: Aluminum foil is only useful for protecting you from the mind-controlling radio signals sent out by the CIA. If you're using it to shoplift games, all it does is attract the attention of the store manager.
Mass Effect 3 will introduce James Vega, a new character whose journey through the story is included to help newcomers understand the trilogy. The voice actor for Vega is this man, Fred from Scooby Doo. Zoinks!