Gabe Gundacker, the comedian and musician who crafted the nonsensical earworm “Zendaya Is Meechee,” wrote his Wii Sports-inspired album by accident. “I thought I was writing a new song,” he said over the phone. “It was really good, I was like ‘oh, this melody’s awesome.’ Then a day later I played it back and I was…
Earlier today, Nintendo’s quarterly earnings report showed mixed signals; operating profits were up, but Switch sales and software attach rates were down. That all must have meant something to the Wall Street investor who gambled hundreds of millions on the assumption that the video game giant is about to hit a major…
Enviro-Bear 2000 is an arcade driving game about a bear frantically careening through the forest to grab fish and berries before winter comes. Awkward controls and loose car physics turn foraging into a dizzying affair of hairpin turns and rabid possums. It’s a classic game and perfect Indie Pick.
Rick and Morty is in crisis, and we’re not just talking about the few intense fans who make the show look bad. The show, as a whole, already seems to be running out of steam. (Spoilers ahead!)
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The conversation surrounding what is or isn’t “over the line” in comedy isn’t new. More recently, the conversation has shifted from young comedians fighting for freedom of speech to older comedians decrying political correctness. The latest controversial jokes from Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg sit at the crossroads of…
While Pewdiepie makes headlines over a “death to all Jews” stunt that backfired, the kicker is that such antics are not an anomaly on YouTube. The open secret that everyone knows but nobody really talks about: many of YouTube’s popular nerdy figures are ‘offensive’ in an attempt to push back on a world they believe is…
It’s been a few weeks since we saw inexplicably famous white nationalist Richard Spencer punched in the face and the world has only gotten stranger. Luckily, games are an excellent outlet to explore the world around us. Handväska! is a silly response to the rise of modern fascism and it’s this week’s Indie Pick.
Japanese comedy group No Motion has an interesting speciality. The duo likes to imitate anime and video games.
At least the version of Superman in this comedy short from Gasm Media, who needs to work on his victim identification skills.
According to reports on social media (via The AV Club) from people in the audience at the taping of his latest episode, Jon Stewart has announced he'll be leaving The Daily Show.
Aliens! You can always feel good about killing aliens! Too bad imaginary Contra clone Hanoi Strike is set duringthe Vietnam War. It's a different kind of hard. The soul-crushing kind.
Two scientists get their hands on an Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device. Do they try to unlock its secrets? Eventually, maybe. But, first, there's an epic game of hoops to be had.
Some people become heroes through combat. Others prove their worth through great feats of science or art. This hero, however, proves himself through simpler means.
While the jury's still out on Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for the 3DS and Rise of Lyric for the Wii U, the first couple of episodes for the animated series aired on Cartoon Network over the weekend, and it's not half bad.
Some time ago I was a huge fan of 30 Second Movies As Reenacted By Bunnies. I'm not sure why, but after so many of them, they kind of lost their spark. This short YouTube clip is pretty great though, and I'm thinking that maybe Lego just makes everything better.
Once upon a time, models used to dress up as Lara Croft. You probably remember that. And you might also recall a GamePro magazine contest where a winner won a date with one of those models. Only the two of them—and a bunch of PR/marketing folks, probably—know what happened on their date. Until now.
When a woman in a black catsuit saves you from an armed gunman intent on putting a bullet in your head, you say "Thank you." You do not do this.