It is a rule of the internet that, when a fandom is taken too seriously, it will develop its own special brand of self-mockery. But how does that happen exactly? In the case of dark fantasy manga Berserk’s 26-year-old fandom, it happened when the stale franchise’s subreddit fell into the hands of an over-pious fan.…
Is Christopher Poole, the creator of 4Chan who’s also known as “moot,” going to work for Google? If we’re to believe the latest blog post (and tweet) from the notorious community leader, that’s exactly what’s happening.
After a record-setting number of votes in the first round of The 2015 Speakys, I knew it was going to be an exciting “Game of the Year” ballot. Little did I know someone would go out of their way to make the whole thing a bit more difficult than usual.
Did you know that you can hack toasters to play Doom? Well, with this four-minute clip of hacker fiction you can!
One of the best ways to play Call of Duty, or really most first-person shooters, is to ditch the guns and the traditional deathmatch and whatever modes. If you've never played it, knife-only matches can be a lot of fun. They can also be the perfect set up for some hilarious trickery.
This is trolling at its finest (or worst, really).
A MW3 player gets into a smack-talking back and forth with what seems to be a young kid, and records it for funsies. Funsies eventually turns into YouTube user Darknessgta4 playing the recording back to the kid, after which he actually gets the kid to argue with...…
Reddit user Tabisama strolled into Best Buy, but wasn't expecting to stumble on this pre-order for what appears to be Half-Life 2: Episode 3.
Looking at this poster, you might think that it's genuine. But looking at that 99,999,999 countdown, you might think otherwise.
These Episode 3 teases are not uncommon. After…
Every popular video game has its following of wishful thinkers, wannabe designers, and straight-up trolls. None has more hard at work on the next title than Half Life 3. And they've been very busy lately.
I'm not above a good multiplayer betrayal every now and then. I use my color-blindness as an excuse the way a good forum troll uses Asperger's or agoraphobia. But this guy, UnstoppableLuck, takes it to the next level.