Last week’s ‘Shop Contest was a call-to-arms against the seasonal pumpkin spice craze. Our readers answered that call with both brutality and heavenly softness.
There was a loud bang, like metal falling on top of metal. Then nothing. I wanted to ask my teammates what the hell it was. A few minutes later, I heard it again. Then again. Something is here, I thought, dread creeping into my mind. Something is coming.
More often than not, The Sims 4 is a peaceful game. Players can kill their Sims if they wish, but Sims never kill each other. At least, intentionally. So what's this guy doing—smiling serenely in his underwear, not acknowledging the blood all over his hands, like some whimsical Patrick Bateman?
No, this image isn't another in a long line of otherworldly NBA 2K15 face glitches—though I wouldn't blame you for thinking that. It's from an "interactive installation" that sounds like it was engineered to make terrifying facial animation glitches. In other words: it's the world's scariest character creator.
Imagine, you're a young kid, and you're on your first trip to Disney World. You love the Incredibles, and you are so psyched to see them in a live performance. Live! Right in front of you! And here comes Elastigirl and...oh god.
Crysis is a first-person series. There is no third-person perspective. And we should be forever grateful for that.
Kim Kardashian is coming to video games. In exactly the manner you would expect.
One minute, you're talking to a sweet old Italian lady in Mafia II, the next, you're tripping balls.
How often have you seen a tire commercial with a health warning in front of it?
This is gameplay footage of Barbie's Dreamhouse Party, recorded by Rock, Paper, Shotgun. It terrified me. I showed it to my three year-old daughter. She stared blankly at it for a minute before softly walking away.
I don't know whether this tech is fascinating or truly horrifying. Probably a bit of both.
American Tim Cannon is a "biohacker". That unsightly bulge on his arm there is where he stuck a giant computer chip beneath his skin, which transmits his biometric data to Android devices. Which will be interesting data and all but oh God just look at those stitches.
Apologies if you were about to eat. Or open a computer. Or touch a computer. Or go to sleep. Ever.
The Xbox One isn't out until November, and unless you're lucky enough to be living near a travelling roadshow or consumer expo, you're going to have to wait until November to play one. Or...will you...
You know, on your average working day, we get sent all kinds of weird and wonderful stuff via email. Tips about cosplay, replica props, fan films, spam.
Writer and student Dennis Pham has, with a stomach of iron, catalogued a collection of images of Nintendo hardware - and games - that are dead.
Forget Hannibal the Cannibal and eating human liver with fava beans and a nice Chianti. That's nothing compared to the sheer terror in the above clip.