An Embarrassing Way To Lose In League Of Legends

Developing "map awareness" is crucial to playing at your best in League of Legends. Otherwise, you might suddenly find yourself wondering: "How the hell did we lose when I was kicking so much ass?" YouTuber SSF4MANIA recently showed how these worst-laid plans of League players can end up going seriously awry: » 3/02/15 1:06pm Yesterday 1:06pm

Meet A Teenager Who Says He's A Swatter

A Runescape player was recently swatted while 60,000 people watched. When he tried to record a video about it, he broke down crying. A 19-year-old in Las Vegas was arrested for coordinating a swatting in Illinois. What motivates someone to take this dangerous step? I tracked down a self-professed swatter to find out. » 2/17/15 12:00pm 2/17/15 12:00pm

Why Five Nights at Freddy's Is So Popular

It's been called the "scariest game in years." It's at the top of iOS and Android app stores, it has torn up the Steam charts on PC. It has racked up millions and millions of views (and screams) on YouTube. It has hundreds of earnest fan games, and dozens of rabid fan theories. The Five Nights at Freddy's hype train… » 2/06/15 3:00pm 2/06/15 3:00pm

Popular YouTuber Denounces Steam, Plans To Curate Own Store

Despite practically being PC gaming, Steam is by no means perfect—as we've discussed on numerous occasions. But is the whole enterprise busted, not so much a sinking ship as it is a ship that's sinking a lot of great games? Popular YouTuber NerdCubed thinks so, and that's why he's abandoning Steam altogether. » 1/23/15 5:30pm 1/23/15 5:30pm

Mario Kart Parody Of Cheesy Pop Song Is Better Than The Original

Mario Kart 8 is a game about perseverance in the face of adversity. No matter how many different colored shells, or banana peels, or scary-looking Luigis knock you down, you've just gotta get back on your kart and keep racing. In other words: it's the perfect source material for an inspirational pop song. » 12/29/14 11:00am 12/29/14 11:00am