​How One Mario Kart Track Has Changed in 22 Years

If you've been playing Mario Kart games since the beginning, you're probably going to have a bit of déjà vu on the Donut Plains track. » 4/16/14 11:00am 4/16/14 11:00am

These Games Made You: Classics That Inspired A New Video Game Novel

Like many of us, Austin Grossman has lived with video games his whole life. But, like a lot fewer of us, he went on make them, working as a writer and a designer on beloved titles like Deus Ex and Dishonored. Yesterday, his literary love letter to the medium—a novel called You—hit screens and bookstore shelves all… » 4/17/13 2:30pm 4/17/13 2:30pm

The Most Atmospheric and Relaxing Aquatic Locations In Video Games

Water levels can be pain in the ass, especially when unnecessarily complex gameplay mechanics meet blurry, monotonous graphics. But that's not always the case. Truth is, there are water levels (or places where water plays a key role) that look really refreshing, relaxing, and that might even possess a special, eerie… » 3/04/13 5:00pm 3/04/13 5:00pm

Real Life Mario Kart Would Really Look Like This

There's a new contender in the battle for real world Mario Kart action, Rémi Gaillard. Master video makers Freddie Wong and friends have taken their special effects laden know-how to the track, the most realistic looking Mario Kart-meets-real life video yet. » 2/17/11 7:20pm 2/17/11 7:20pm

Remi Kart 2 Offers More Real-World Mario Kart Madness

As promised, Mario Kart loving prankster Rémi Gaillard takes to the streets of France with kart, Mario costume and huge balls in tow, running from the cops and tossing banana peels and plush turtles at mini-vans. » 2/11/11 5:40pm 2/11/11 5:40pm

Single Green Koopa, Loves Long Drives On The Beach

King Koopa is either way ahead or dead last in this awesome Mario Kart piece brought to life by Aled Lewis. "The world through the eyes of a gamer." » 1/14/11 10:30pm 1/14/11 10:30pm

11 KB Super Mario Kart

Got this far and realized we've had no hot flashes this weekend. So here's a super-slimmed down Super Mario Kart, done in 11 KB of pure javascript goodness. Pick from Mario, Luigi or Peach and then race on two different maps. It even has a soundtrack. » 6/08/08 6:00pm 6/08/08 6:00pm