Someone's Going to Dig Up Atari's Infamous New Mexico Landfill

Alamogordo's city council has granted an excavation permit for the infamous landfill said to hold thousands of copies of E.T. and Pac-Man for the Atari 2600—two titles blamed for the mid-1980s crash of console gaming—and yes, the permit-holder is digging out the site specifically to find those games' remains. » 6/01/13 12:00pm 6/01/13 12:00pm

Capcom Cancels Blood-and-Guts Stunt After Grisly London Murder

Filling a swimming pool with fake blood and body parts to promote a video game never seemed to me like a particularly tasteful idea in the first place. It's even less so after a grisly machete killing, described as an act of terrorism, roiled anger throughout London this week. » 5/26/13 11:00am 5/26/13 11:00am

Machine-Gun This Truck from the Comfort of Your Computer Desk on…

Out in the middle of the desert, a remote-controlled M249 Squad Automatic Weapon will unload its magazine into Sweet Tooth's iconic ice cream truck from Twisted Metal, releasing on Tuesday for the PlayStation 3. The trigger will be thousands of spacebars from across the Internet, and the finger on one of them can be… » 2/11/12 3:00pm 2/11/12 3:00pm