She's The First Woman To Set An Arcade Game Record In Nearly 30 Years

On Saturday, September 19 at the Galloping Ghost Arcade in Chicago, Illinois, 30-year-old Caitlin Oliver set the new world record for the arcade version of Namco's classic beat-em up, Splatterhouse. According to video game historian Patrick Scott Patterson, the last time a woman set an arcade game world record,… » 10/21/13 5:00pm 10/21/13 5:00pm

What Are Splatterhouse, Kindergarten Killer and the Other Games the NRA…

Names such as Mortal Kombat and Grand Theft Auto are longtime punching bags in an often-clueless discussion of violent video games in the mainstream. So it was no surprise to hear Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, invoke them in a rambling attempt to deflect blame from the… » 12/21/12 2:00pm 12/21/12 2:00pm

The Top Ten Xbox 360 Games in Japan (That Were Never Released There)

Multi-national releases are a difficult process. Not only are there linguistic and cultural barriers to overcome, but very often content or simple monetary reasons can keep a game from entering one country or another. Even so, some games are desired despite their limited availability no matter where you are. That… » 5/17/12 7:30am 5/17/12 7:30am