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

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

Some Sports Fans Upset ESPN Is Airing Video Game Tournaments

This weekend, ESPN2 aired a preview for the grand finals of Dota 2's The International, the 10 million-dollar tournament for the very popular video game. The move is kind of a big deal—arguably, it grants competitive gaming more mainstream legitimacy. But not everyone was happy to see Dota 2 on ESPN. » 7/21/14 11:15am 7/21/14 11:15am

Fan Pirates Game, Accidentally Tells Developer About It

When fighting game fan "Dan Hibiki" got a strange message while playing Skullgirls, he did what anyone with a Twitter account might do: he contacted the game developers to ask what was going on. Little did he know that the message, pictured below, was something that only those who pirated the game could see. » 7/09/14 4:00pm 7/09/14 4:00pm