The Six Least Popular Video Game-Themed Cars From Past Comic-Cons

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the world’s most notable hedgehog, Honda showed a Sonic the Hedgehog-themed Civic at Comic-Con this year. But what people may not realize is the Sonic-Civic was actually just the latest in a long-running series of video game-themed cars to be shown at Comic-Con. And not all of them…

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How to Save Your Phone’s Battery While Playing Pokémon Go

Augmented reality games like the newly-released Pokémon Go and old-favorite Ingress, aren’t your typical mobile games. They chew through your battery—and data plan—partially because they constantly track your location via GPS. These tips will help you slow the drain, stay charged, and keep comfortable while you play.

Bill Walton Spent E3 Kicking People's Asses In Street Fighter

Video game extravaganza E3 wrapped up this afternoon, after three days of long lines, true love, on-stage derp, legitimate video game news, and the greatest redhead in NBA history laying waste to any fool bold enough to challenge him in Street Fighter. While Bill Walton’s son Luke was prepping for Game 6, his dad has…

New Game Settings: How do you become a ‘Grown-Up’ Gamer?

Hello internet, it’s been a while. Ten months since my last blog in fact. There have been many reasons for the long pause: my marriage last August; the extensive renovations on our new home; the workload that comes with being a teacher, and other very grown-up things. For a few months I wasn’t even really playing…

Short Film Shows What It's Like to Grow Up Being Player Two in Video Games

If you grew up with an older brother or sister and an old school video game console, Zachary Antell’s short animation Player Two should hit you right in the nostalgic feeling bank. Some people call that a heart, and maybe make you want to pick up the phone to call him or her (or let’s be honest, shoot a text to them).

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Make Room in Your Shoe Closet Because Vans Has Teamed Up With Nintendo

Adding to a long list of pop culture collaborations, which has yielded fare like Star Wars- and Disney-themed kicks, Vans is now working with Nintendo on a new line of branded sneakers featuring characters and power-ups from classic 8-bit NES games, including Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, and even Duck Hunt.

Wireless Adapter Lets You Use a PS4 Controller on Your Classic 8-Bit NES Console

The original 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System arrived in North American well before wireless standards like Bluetooth or wi-fi were established—it wasn’t until the Gamecube that Nintendo even offered wireless controllers. But thanks to this simple adapter, your original NES can now use them too.