Red Bird Baked in a Pie | No pork products on this Angry Birds pizza. Just red and yellow peppers, olives, mushrooms. (Seen via Neatorama)

Only One Man in the World Owns TF2's "Top Notch" Hat

It shouldn't be hard to guess who it is, either. Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson was invited to play in Team Fortress 2's third Mixup event. Playing on RED, he was teamed with Valve's Jon Lippincott and Cobalt's Daniel Brynolf (against a BLU comprising filmmaker Freddy Wong, Valve's Robin Walker, and others). After Notch collected the "Primeval Warrior" medal in a later game, Walker also presented him with the "Top Notch" hat. More »

Just in Time for Christmas, the Batcave Will Be Arkham City's Newest Challenge Map

After being mentioned in the GTTV Presents GameStop Unwrapped TV special on Thanksgiving, it looks like the newest location for players to kick the asses of Gotham's worst criminals is going to be the Dark Knight's innermost sanctum. More »

Is Sony Working On its Own Smash Bros. Game?

It seems Sony could well be working on its own take on Smash Bros., Nintendo's beloved first-party fighting game series. Called (or at least code-named) Title Fight, the project, supposedly in development at SuperBot Entertainment, features a range of Sony's first-party mascosts squaring off against each other in a fighting game. More »

Magneto's Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Suit is Again a Royal Pain for Spain

About six years ago, Marvel needed to give Magneto a uniform befitting a head of state for his appearance in The Pulse: House of M Special. It was, as that image above suggests, a straight copy of the duds King Juan Carlos wears as World's Most Interesting Man Captain General of the Armies. The royal house protested to Marvel, there was an apology and a resolution, and that was allegedly that. Well, like all great comic book clashes, this one has returned when everyone least expected it. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has included Magneto in that uniform as one of the skins in its downloadable content offerings, which began on Tuesday. More »

The Games for All of Us

With respect and admiration for, if not apologies to, the late Ernie Harwell, here's something adapted from his famous Induction Day speech at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Aug. 2, 1981, which itself was adapted from this 1955 essay. Stick Jockey published this last year on Thanksgiving weekend. I've updated it for this year, and I'd like for it to become a tradition. More »

Get a Sneak Peek at Gears of War 3's New Multiplayer Characters

RAAM's Shadow, the second downloadable extension to Gears of War 3, is due to arrive Dec. 13, but its six new multiplayer skins have already been exposed through the game's character-selection stage. More »

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