Making The Sims 4 A Lot More Bloody

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? » 12/02/14 10:40am 12/02/14 10:40am

Art Installation Is Really Just A Terrifying Character Creator

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. » 10/29/14 4:15pm 10/29/14 4:15pm

Disney Character's Face Falls Off During Live Show, Horror Follows

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. » 7/17/14 10:30pm 7/17/14 10:30pm

The Horror Of Spending 33 Hours Trapped On An Airplane

Gizmodo Australia's Luke Hopewell was on a flight from New York to Hong Kong the other day. It should have been a long, but comfortable trip. Instead, it became something out of a survival story. The flight from hell. » 4/01/14 8:00pm 4/01/14 8:00pm

New Barbie Game Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

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. » 11/29/13 1:00pm 11/29/13 1:00pm

Crazy Man Puts Computer Inside Arm (Without Help From Doctors)

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. » 11/01/13 1:30am 11/01/13 1:30am

Want To Play Xbox One Early? Then You Must Suffer.

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... » 10/04/13 12:00am 10/04/13 12:00am

Fixing Video Game Box Art With...Clip Art And Comic Sans

It started with album covers, but if you've been browsing Tumblr or forums this week you may have seen it jump pretty swiftly to video games. "It" being people recreating video game box art using nothing but stock clip art, MS Paint and everyone's favourite font, comic sans. » 4/22/13 11:30pm 4/22/13 11:30pm

Good Evening. Time For Some Nude Smash Bros. Fan Art.

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. » 4/17/13 3:30am 4/17/13 3:30am

An Upsetting Collection Of Dead Nintendo Hardware

Writer and student Dennis Pham has, with a stomach of iron, catalogued a collection of images of Nintendo hardware - and games - that are dead. » 4/08/13 2:00am 4/08/13 2:00am

How To Make Hannibal Lecter Even More Terrifying

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. » 3/27/13 4:00am 3/27/13 4:00am

I'm A Little Weirded Out By This "Sexy" Blade Runner Video

Joanna Cassidy had a small role in Ridley Scott's classic Blade Runner. She was the mostly-naked robot lady with the snake. Well, according to Cassidy, the role was meant to be a little bigger, with the original script calling for a scene in which she did an exotic "reptile dance." » 1/24/13 3:00am 1/24/13 3:00am

This Totoro Skin Suit Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

Totoro, what have they done to you? This... this isn't right. You're supposed to be soft and cuddly. I'm supposed to want to bounce on your belly. Instead, Laughing Squid found THIS: » 1/16/13 6:45pm 1/16/13 6:45pm

There Was, However Briefly, A Minecraft Christmas Song On The British…

There's a Minecraft Christmas song. It's by Area 11, a band from England. As of two days ago, it was apparently just outside the top 40 singles in the United Kingdom, given a massive boost by the popular Minecraft community program Yogscast. » 12/21/12 12:30am 12/21/12 12:30am