I will not cry over a Gritty Reboot of Adventure Time. I will not cry over a Gritty Reboot of Adventure Time. I will not... dammit.
As teams of professional gamers battle for a $5 million prize in Seattle, our first look at Adam Sandler, Josh Gad and Peter Dinklage suited up for the action comedy Pixels is soaking in '80s gamer dork stereotype.
Some people just can't accept that a competitive video game and its world championship finals can fill up a huge sports arena. In a recent episode of HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, where the show's panelists discussed the events of this year, League of Legends got it in the neck.
There's nothing like a good, solid emotional breakdown to really liven up your day. And when it happens in a video game? Even better.
In the wake of the terrible tragedy in Connecticut, initial reports said the shooter was a 24 year-old named Ryan Lanza. Online, people quickly located a Ryan Lanza on Facebook and searched through his profile to see if there were any "clues" they could pin the shooting on. They found their clues... but the wrong…
It took five years, but a woman who played World of Warcraft day after day as her three-year-old daughter wasted away, dying of malnutrition and dehydration, is headed to prison. Rebecca Colleen Christie of Las Cruces, New Mexico was sentenced to 25 years in prison yesterday.
The 34-year-old woman who left her 13-month-old boy alone in a bathtub while she played a Facebook video game got 10 years in prison, as prosecutors pursued a stiff sentence to underscore the seriousness of the crime.
Earlier this month at a supermarket in Japan's Kumamoto, 3-year-old Koko Shimizu went to the restroom while her mother paid for their groceries. Within minutes, the little girl was missing. Her body was discovered 500 meters away inside a large drain near a river.
Between May 2008 and August 2009, workers at China's Suzhou industrial park slaved away, cleaning touch screens for Apple's iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The chemical used, hexyl hydride or "n-hexane", made workers ill.
While a 5-month old baby died from internal bleeding, 21-year-old Trent Owen Ngaruhe Hapuku apparently continued playing his PlayStation.
There seem to be few gaming stories out of Korea lately that don't involve some sort of fatality. In this case, a 19-year-old college student died after a 12-hour-session with an FPS at an Internet parlor.
Yesterday, Pokémon writer Takeshi Shudo was rushed to the hospital after suffering a hemorrhage and collapsing at Nara Station. He has since passed away. Shudo was 61 years-old.
This past March in British Columbia, two teenage boys — 16 and 18 — raped and killed 18-year-old Kimberly Proctor before mutilating and burning her body under a bridge. When it was over, the 16-year-old told a friend on World of Warcraft what they'd done.
On October 6, Gears of War composer Kevin Riepl tweeted that he thought someone "roofied" him while out drinking. He'd blacked out. "Somethings effed up," he added. "Like literally. Something knocked me out." Within days, Riepl was on life support.
The Chinese government has taken swift steps to deal with teenagers that are addicted to online games and the internet. One step has been the creation of boot camps.
June 8, 2008 was a dark day in Japan. A temp worker drove a rented truck into a group of pedestrians in Tokyo's geek mecca, Akihabara. He got out and began randomly stabbing bystanders. Seven were left dead, 10 injured.
Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns was the first man to win titles in four different weight classes. That was more than 20 years ago. He's now in debt to the IRS, and his possessions are being auctioned to pay the bill.
A Korean couple is said to have neglected their infant - to the point of starvation - while they fed their own online gaming addiction in Internet cafes. The Sun's reporting this, so, let's get our sensationalism detectors on.
Police and relatives say an argument over Tony Hawk: Ride precipitated a shocking murder in New York; Anthony Maldonado, 9, (pictured) who got a PS3 for Christmas, was stabbed in the chest by an enraged 25-year-old early New Year's Day.