A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 00s

The first years of the new millennium brought us the seventh generation of video game consoles, and with that came a whole new family of attractive men and women. With new evolutions, this decade introduced the start of increasingly realistic-looking characters. » 5/02/13 8:21pm 5/02/13 8:21pm

The Better Name for 'Girlfriend Mode' Is Probably 'Co-Star Mode'

One of this morning's Internet dramas involved Randy Pitchford, head of Borderlands development studio Gearbox Software, complaining about the website MCV's condemnation of a reference to a "girlfriend mode" for Borderlands 2. The "girlfriend mode" is not an official mode in the game, nor does it appear to be an official… » 8/13/12 1:30pm 8/13/12 1:30pm

Science Says Don't Play Super Mario Galaxy Before Trying to Shoot…

The zombie is five steps away, you're cornered, and you've got one last bullet in the chamber. If you were just playing Super Mario Galaxy you might as well turn the gun on yourself. A recent highly scientific study found that when it comes to putting a bullet in a humanoid target's brain, Super Mario Galaxy doesn't… » 5/01/12 9:30am 5/01/12 9:30am

The Week in Unbelievably Gorgeous Screenshots

Last week, I was so happy to publish a feature about the incredible screenshots of DeadEndThrills, a.k.a. Duncan Harris. Duncan is regularly cranking out so many terrific shots over on his site that I thought it would be fun to share some highlights from each week, as well as a few classics from his many collections. » 12/16/11 8:00pm 12/16/11 8:00pm

Rumor: Four More Wii Games Have Been Selected for 'Nintendo Selects'…

Wii owners, you may soon have four new games to play at budget-friendlier prices. According to retail sources, Nintendo will update its "Nintendo Selects" budget line with Super Paper Mario, Mario Strikers Charged, Punch-Out!! and Super Mario Galaxy in August. » 8/08/11 4:40pm 8/08/11 4:40pm