We Made Some Really Stupid Madden GIFs, And So Can You

For some reason, EA thought it would be a good idea to let the internet make GIFs using Madden player models. They made a site for it and everything, underwritten by the NFL, NFLPA, and Google. We spent 15 minutes trying to make them regret it. Here's what we came up with, but we're sure you criminals can do better. » 9/04/14 8:45pm 9/04/14 8:45pm

Someone, Quick, Send UN Election Monitors to Observe the NCAA Football

I've already had my say on the cynical, abusive b.s.. of running a Twitter or Facebook campaign to get folks to vote on a cover or a character or to pretend to give them some kind of influence over a video game publishing decision. In a nutshell, it's garbage, and its true purpose is to get a social media manager… » 3/09/13 2:00pm 3/09/13 2:00pm

Tell President Obama to Honor the Veterans of Halo 4

The White House's bullshit feel-good "We the People" initiative is, like all Internet petitions, worth the paper it is printed on.* Most of the petitions lodged there demand things the executive branch cannot effect on its own. The remainder are protest tantrums, like the secessionist fantasies a bored and distended… » 11/16/12 9:00pm 11/16/12 9:00pm

Lawsuit Demands Second Life Horses Be Starved to Death

Second Life's merits as an actual video game may be debatable but its impact on the economy is not. It has, for example, provided a huge boost to the new markets of virtual sex caskets and imaginary pet food. And ridiculous lawsuits, because America has been lagging other first-world nations in that important economic… » 7/31/11 1:00pm 7/31/11 1:00pm