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From Yale To Persia: Read the Private Diaries Of Gaming's Renaissance Man

In 1985 Jordan Mechner was a student at Yale riding high on a mix of euphoria over the surprise success of his first video game, Karateka, and trepidation over the idea of turning that success into a career. More »


Virgin Admits They're Not the Best For Online Gaming, Gets Censured

Virgin Media was told it can no longer run broadband ads claiming that their UK internet service is the best for online gaming.
The Advertising Standards Authority said in their censure that the Virgin ads were likely going to lead gamers to think that Virgin's broadband service was better than... More »


New Battlefield 3 Trailer Shows Off Multiplayer

Finally, the chance to watch DICE's shiny Frostbite 2 engine get put through its paces in nearly two minutes of multiplayer mayhem. The clip showcases action from all the multiplayer maps shipping on the disc. More »


This Adorable Video Shows the Birth of a Gamer

Before and after: What you're seeing here is the moment when a person makes the leap from future suit to Gamer. You might want to turn your volume down. More »

Parachute Fights, Naked Henchmen and Getting 'Whored,' All in the First 17% of Saints Row: The Third

When I saw Saints Row: The Third earlier this year, developer Volition showcased a spectacular bank heist from the game, a carnage-filled showdown with Steelport's SWAT team. More »



Lets Watch The Counter-Strike Global Offensive America Vs. Europe Throw Down

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive had its first official tournament over the weekend at the New York Comic-Con.
While I showed you a few minutes of play, here's the full one-hour, blow-by-blow brought to you by the guys over at ESL TV. More »


An Owner's Guide To Surviving Dark Souls

Some of the fun of playing Dark Souls, and Demon's Souls before it, is the spectacle of the game and the sheer confusion you might feel when you first drop into the unforgiving world created by From Software.
But that's not for everybody. More »


The Explosive Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Launch Trailer Launches Early

Though the third chapter in the Uncharted saga isn't due out until November 1, Naughty Dog just couldn't wait to show us the full trailer for Uncharted 3: More »


How To Get Arkham City's One-Year Calendar Man Achievement In One Hour (Probably)

There's an Xbox 360 Achievement (and PlayStation 3 Trophy) in Batman: Arkham City called "Storyteller". The description: "Have 12 murderous dates with Calendar Man." To earn it, you have to talk to the incarcerated villain on 12 holidays, from New Year's to Christmas. More »


How That Mario Bathroom Got That Way

Want to know how reader Liatte–-a lawyer and aspiring Lego artist-made her room of necessity themed around Nintendo's iconic plumber? She's been kind enough to answer a few questions about her Mario tribute bathroom and how she got it that way.
"The bathroom's looked like this for about 8... More »


Batman: Arkham City's Weird "Bitch" Fixation

Batman: Arkham City is a mature game. I know it's rated "T for Teen," but that doesn't mean it's not grown-ups-it features some really dark content. More »

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