Saturday Night Live Sketch Skewers the Gap Between Gameplay and Story

You've probably noticed it called out in some Grand Theft Auto, Uncharted and BioShock games: those moments where the emotions being presented to you in cutscenes or dialogue don't match up with what the player's being told to do. And while that issue has been a point of contention for many years, I wasn't ever… » 10/05/14 11:30pm 10/05/14 11:30pm

SNL Proves That Racism Won't Die, Even After The Undead Apocalypse

Poor Kevin Hart. All he wanted to do when he hosted SNL this weekend was eat "white people brains" and do the dance from "Thriller." » 3/03/13 6:00pm 3/03/13 6:00pm

Frank Ocean Just Up and Leaves His Saturday Night Live Performance to…

As promised, the R&B singer/songwriter Frank Ocean brought John Mayer to last night's performance on Saturday Night Live. The two performed on a stage surrounded by some arcade cabinets with nondescript glass and cabinet art, but they were running ROMs of real games in attract mode. » 9/16/12 1:00pm 9/16/12 1:00pm

Oh Sure, Now Eli Manning Wants to Do an Appearance for Madden NFL

The biggest irony in this Saturday Night Live sketch from last night featuring Eli Manning is the idea of him working this closely with Madden NFL on anything. Widely believed to be too expensive even for EA Sports, if the two-time Super Bowl champion, or his brother, had any intention of making a signature appearance… » 5/06/12 1:00pm 5/06/12 1:00pm

Saturday Night Live's Kenan Says Hi

Spotted at last week's Bulletstorm party, Saturday Night Live cast member Kenan Thompson hangs out with former All That co-star and current Kotaku columnist Lisa Foiles. » 6/23/10 4:40pm 6/23/10 4:40pm

SNL Delivers Hardcore Content to Wii

In the annals of TV history, I think Alec Baldwin aggressively jerking off two Wiimotes and making every masturbation double entendre imaginable will be remembered as just groundbreaking as Edith Bunker's menopause. » 2/15/09 12:00pm 2/15/09 12:00pm

Writers from The Simpsons, Futurama and Family Guy Working on Machinima…

Writers from 15 televison sitcoms, including The Simpsons, Futurama and Family Guy, have signed on with to 15 original episodic comedy pilots for the online network using video games. » 12/18/08 10:40am 12/18/08 10:40am

Niko and Vlad on Saturday Night Live

GTA on SNL? Well, if a movie did a $500 million opening week, bet your ass there'd be a skit on it the very next show. Here Niko Bellic and Vlad Glebov appear on Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update" to complain about the negative image the game gives to Liberty City.

Most of the gag appears to be the permanent… » 5/11/08 11:00am 5/11/08 11:00am