How Weird is Your Video Game Store? Not This Weird.

Most times, when you go to a game store, it’s likely to the blandest of interactions. Jingle that doorbell, chat up the people working there, trade some stuff in and make a purchase. But, all in all, you might not know the people in the store really well. After watching this indie film, you might decide that that’s a… » 3/12/14 5:00pm 3/12/14 5:00pm

Shareholder Asks Nintendo Why Its Cafeteria Sucks

Yeah, yeah, Nintendo's president told investors the Wii Vitality Sensor has been canned. But he says that every year, just about. What fascinated me about his Q&A with shareholders was the fact Nintendo employees think the chow at the company's cafeteria is pretty bad. » 7/06/13 2:00pm 7/06/13 2:00pm

The Miiverse: A Place For Weird Questions, Weirder Answers.

The Miiverse is a place for amazing art and devoted fandom. It's also an outlet for off-topic questions nobody has thought to ask, and bizarre topics nobody had thought to bring up elsewhere. » 1/14/13 12:30pm 1/14/13 12:30pm

The Most Expensive Wii U on eBay was Melted Down in a Microwave Oven

"Professional microwaver" Kenny Irwin has performed a day-one (or close to it) nuking of of the Nintendo 3DS and the PlayStation Vita, as well as microwaving an Xbox 360 Elite (remember that model?) in the name of art. So hell yes he was going to melt down a deluxe-edition Wii U on release day, as you get to see here.… » 11/21/12 7:00pm 11/21/12 7:00pm

The Japanese PSP Game That Screams the Pants off Schoolgirls

Frankly, I'm not sure where to begin with this one. Yes, something called a "Soul Nude" combat system, in which using "soul words" leave your opponent naked, is an obvious start. But Gachitora!: Abarenbou Kyoushi in High School also features batting practice, back rubs and, of course, the obligatory fishing game. Needless… » 4/06/11 6:00pm 4/06/11 6:00pm