Have you been bad? Very bad? Maybe you need a time-out. In Final Fantasy XIV, if you have been very bad, your time-out will come complete with a chastising parent figure and a very literal jail. On the MMORPG, players who spam, boast dirty usernames or otherwise violate the game’s user agreement are sent to what…
A “Half-Life: 3" poster has been spotted at Gamescom. But don’t get excited just yet! This isn’t for Valve’s long overdue sequel. It’s for some world-class trolling.
Gyms are supposed to be arenas where the best trainers in the world achieve glory with the help of the most powerful Pokémon. Somehow, gyms everywhere have turned into a non-stop Magikarp train instead.
Inspired by the predecessor of classic Japanese role-playing game Chrono Cross, I Am Setsuna arrives on PlayStation 4 and PC this week. There’s some other stuff too.
As a Mei player, I think most of the hate directed at the cute climatologist is just salt. But this? This definitely makes Mei seem like a giant asshole, and it’s amazing.
Overwatch players are practically conditioned to react to McCree’s ultimate: if you hear “IT’S HIGH NOON” mid-match, you either quickly survey the area and run for your life, or you die. The sound cue is supposed to be useful and informative.
DanielFromSL is the sort of guy who hops into online games with the sole purpose of wreaking havoc. This time, he’s brought his trollish antics to Rust, and the result is hilarious.
Mario Maker’s most notorious player is back again with another devilishly difficult level. This one is a little different, though. There’s a trap at the end, and it’s a little too good.
When I asked for your worst (but really best) stories about trolls, I didn’t expect so many stories from trolls. But here we have it: 23 hand-picked stories from your amusing trolling and being-trolled experiences. Suffice it to say that I’ve decided to unplug from the Internet now.
It’s not surprising to see people try to trick other players in Super Mario Maker. I just wasn’t expecting Nintendo to give anyone a helping hand in doing it.
The timer ticks down toward zero. We tear across the Boneyard, one of Halo: Reach’s best multiplayer maps, my good friend Rus driving with me sitting shotgun. I’m clutching the blue flag in hands that would be sweating if they were real. We shed our red teammates like skin; they race past us going the other direction…
We want to trust our friends and family, but sometimes they lie to us. Sometimes, they troll us. What follows are the funny (and tragic) stories people shared with me about gaming gone awry. No one will be surprised to learn many happen to involve a big brother being a jerk.
Last weekend, the Five Nights at Freddy's 3 page on Steam had a new announcement from its creator, Scott Cawthon. "Game Cancelled!", the post said. " Cawthon said that he had been hacked, and that someone released Five Nights at Freddy's 3 ahead of time, on a different website.
On Christmas day, diehard Metal Gear Solid fans faithfully tuned into a broadcast called Kojima Station. The hope was that Kojima would give fans a neat look behind-the-scenes on Metal Gear Solid V. Maybe he'd even give people a release date. Who knows!
First, he romped through the real world, making people's lives miserable. Now, he's showing up in Dishonored, Minecraft and a few other virtual locales to screw things up. Damn you, Blanka.
If you start hearing a little kid singing disturbing renditions of nursery songs in your Grand Theft Auto Online sessions, you better start running.
"Maybe I'm just a bad person," he said. "Maybe I'm just a bad person."
Poor guy. All he wanted was to provide a service: fixing go-karts. Instead, a jerk repeatedly responded with Mario Kart jokes.