With iPad and iCade Combined, a Classic Game Console is Reborn

Rantmedia games and ION have given me back a substantial portion of my childhood — the early days when I could be found sitting in front of an odd black box playing simple vector-based games with a controller connected via coiled telephone cord. So the controller isn't corded this time around. Between the Vectrex… » 12/12/12 4:55pm 12/12/12 4:55pm

April Fools! All of These Announcements Are Fake—but Which Ones are…

Alright, it may be a Sunday, but it's still April Fools' Day, a very special day in video gaming, and many of its companies, studios and merchants are pulling hoaxes and stunts, and making gag announcements. So let's round up as many as we can here! » 4/01/12 7:30pm 4/01/12 7:30pm

The Life-Size Portal 2 Inflatable Sentry Turret is Now Available for…

Damn society, always trying to put the safety of the many above the enjoyment of a few. That's why we can't have real Portal 2 » 3/21/12 2:20pm 3/21/12 2:20pm turrets scattered about our homes, monitoring and usually protecting our valuables and loved ones. Thanks the amazing things retailer ThinkGeek we can now at least own an inflatable facsimile.

Make Your Spud an Aperture Potato with These Portal 2 Toys

While NECA rolled out a bunch of impressive Valve-licensed stuff, I was still charmed by the Portal 2 offerings shown by ThinkGeek. Along a Companion Cube cookie jar and talking turrets, they also had Aperture Science cores that blurted out phrases from the Portal games. But the highlight had to be the Science Fair… » 2/16/12 9:30am 2/16/12 9:30am