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The Darkness II's Multiplayer Is Co-op Only. Introduces Four New Characters

The Darkness II doesn't have traditional multiplayer. There are no multiples of Jackie Estacado using their powers over The Darkness to fight it out in endless battles. More »

Final Fantasy XIV's Subscription Period Gets a Start Date, Cheaper Rates

Beleaguered Final Fantasy XIV is being reborn as Final Fantasy XIV: Version 2.0. Part of that rebirth means that the PC game's free-to-play period is coming to a close. More »

An Accidental Gay Romance

Some might call this a fluke, a twist of fate-a coincidence. Striker Andy Carroll makes his way down the pitch, tries to score a goal and ends up (accidentally?) scoring with Arsenal's keeper. More »

The Fanciest Video Game Art You've Ever Seen

Today's Fine Art is something different. Rather than look at one game, or one studio, we're looking at a loose collaboration of artists from all over the industry brought together by one thing: More »

The Time a Green Fairy Called Newt Gingrich a "Fascist"

Newt Gingrich, who may very well become the next President of the United States, has a second life. No, I don't mean his second life as a lobbyist, I mean literally, a second life. More »

The Crazy Urban Legend of the Killer Arcade Machine

Polybius. If you read that and know what I'm talking about, you've probably got a wry smile spread across your face. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, boy have I got a story for you.
It involves an arcade game, the CIA, epilepsy, suicide and one of the greatest urban legends in all of... More »

Embargo Breaking and You: The New Yorker Takes On Sony Pictures

Those following the world of cinema today are most likely aware of a slap-fight that broke out between Sony Pictures and New Yorker film critic David Denby, who broke the agreed-upon embargo for his review of the highly anticipated film The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. More »

Like Scott Pilgrim Before it, To The Moon Tells a Personal Story in the Language of Video Games

Video games have a language all their own. It's a language that most people understand implicitly-concepts like extra lives, leveling up, experience points, and boss battles have gone mainstream. More »

Burglar Tries To Steal Xbox 360, Pulls Knife, Gets Stabbed a Shitload

An overnight worker in Chicago came home to discover a 20-something year old burglar attempting to make off with his flat-screen TV and Xbox 360 in a suitcase. More »

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