Mortal Kombat Producer Walks Away From Twitter Over Family Threats

Shaun Himmerick, producer on Mortal Kombat X, is the latest games industry professional to step away from Twitter after receiving threats against his family. » 3/29/15 8:00pm Sunday 8:00pm

Some Sneakers Age Like Shit

One pair to rock, and one pair to stock, right? Sneakerheads might amass a large collection of shoes, with some pairs not aging like fine wine, but rather, falling apart. » 3/23/15 7:30am 3/23/15 7:30am

Five Nights At Freddy's Twitter Roleplay Is Scarier Than The Games

Yesterday on Twitter I bore witness to something amazing—nine hours of Twitter-based Five Nights At Freddy's role-playing. It was horrible. I was riveted. » 3/22/15 4:00pm 3/22/15 4:00pm

Players Are Making The Best Dragon Ball Xenoverse Characters

Dragon Ball Xenoverse lets players create their own custom characters, which they can then insert into classic DBZ storylines. The character creator is pretty robust, too—which also means that players are having a lot of fun with the tool. » 3/18/15 4:30pm 3/18/15 4:30pm

The Internet Reacts To A Possible Zelda Netflix Series

The biggest news of the day is undoubtedly that there are plans to make a live-action series on Netflix based on The Legend of Zelda. While it’s not clear whether or not the series will happen, the very idea has people talking. » 2/06/15 6:05pm 2/06/15 6:05pm

Leaked Twitter Memo: 'We Suck At Dealing With Abuse And Trolls'

Harassment and abuse have been constant problems for people who use Twitter, but the company itself has remained largely silent on the matter. A new leaked internal memo indicates that may be about to change, and Twitter might finally do something to combat trolls. » 2/04/15 10:40pm 2/04/15 10:40pm

"Hopped On The Sticks," An Appreciation Of Owning Kids At Video Games

On Jan. 13, 2014, a person with the Twitter handle @BeatinOff2Night—his current handle is @ChickenColeman2—tweeted a three-panel shot of him and a kid playing what appeared to be NBA 2K14. The game was evidently one-sided, but the caption was the best part: » 2/04/15 4:22pm 2/04/15 4:22pm

A Week Of Hate Tweets Sent To Anita Sarkeesian

Twitter is not the nicest place on the internet at the best of times, but even allowing for that, some people receive more abuse than others. A lot more. » 1/27/15 4:00pm 1/27/15 4:00pm

Japanese Twitter Users Stand Up to ISIS with...a Photoshop Meme

Yesterday, a video allegedly uploaded by ISIS demanded that the Japanese government pay $200 million for two hostages. In it, a cloaked man waving a knife told the Japanese people to pressure their government to pay or the men would die. Online, the country's Twitter users have responded. With a meme. » 1/21/15 8:00am 1/21/15 8:00am

StarCraft Player Says He'll "Rape" Opponent, Is Booted From Tourney

Ukrainian StarCraft player Mihaylo Hayda was kicked out of a StarCraft II qualifying match Friday for tweeting that he'd "rape" his female opponent during their matchup. » 11/23/14 4:01pm 11/23/14 4:01pm

Joel Embiid DMs 2K Sports Rep Seeking Better Video Game Ratings

As we have discussed before, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid is the best at Twitter. He continued to be the best at it last week, when he sent an unsolicited direct message to a member of 2K Sports' marketing team in an attempt to juice his stats in the upcoming NBA 2K15. » 9/08/14 1:26pm 9/08/14 1:26pm

The Internet Reacts To The New Silent Hill

Nobody was expecting a new Silent Hill game—much less one that stars Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus, and is being made by Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro. But that's exactly what a little demo released on the PS4 store yesterday surprisingly teased for some players who beat it: a new horror game called Silent… » 8/13/14 4:00pm 8/13/14 4:00pm