Toward the end of Games Com this past week in Germany, there was a cosplay contest for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Naoki Yoshida, the game’s director, helped judge it. “Step on me, please,” he told the winner.
Ahead of Splatoon 2's release this week, Nintendo hosted a Splatfest event this weekend where players competed on either Team Ice Cream or Team Cake to decide which was best and collect in-game rewards. Team Ice Cream finished with more points, but the real winner was this rad sonic meme.
Last week I asked you to take Governor Chris Christie on vacation, and man does that guy get around.
The Roll Safe meme, in which logically sound but absurd advice is accompanied by someone pointing to their head with a knowing half grin, has slowly been building up steam since late January. But late last week the Internet joke hit critical mass in the gaming world when Nintendo took it to a new plateau of absurdity…
Some days, Rihanna looks casual. Other days, she’s a fashion icon. On this day, she was a Pokémon Gym Leader.
The third season of the anime Gintama started off with a bang. Or rather, a bawling parody of a disgraced politician.
We know that the quote on new Maya Angelou postage stamp is not hers. But I’m not so sure about these other quotes. Surely, she said this, no?
Yesterday, a video allegedly uploaded by ISIS demanded that the Japanese government pay $200 million for two hostages. In it, a cloaked man waving a knife told the Japanese people to pressure their government to pay or the men would die. Online, the country's Twitter users have responded. With a meme.
This is Setsu-chan. The little guy sure is cute when he's awake. But when he dozes off, he sure is fugly.
If not everything, damn near it. Late last week, Twitter users in Japan began uploading photos of their cats with cartoon eyes. Bless them for that!
Whatever Call of Duty Advanced Warfare does now, it will always be remembered for its 'Press X to Pay Respects' funeral moment. Possibly one of the most bizarre and needless player interactions of all time.
The next best thing to a genuine new Monument Valley level—us2games accepted the ice bucket challenge:
Karen Gillan took the ice bucket challenge dressed as the Pink Power Ranger.
Olly Moss designed a Social Justice Warrior tee and posted the high-res file so you can print your own.
Watch Henry Cavill and Amy Adams participate in the ice bucket challenge:
Enjoy as various employees of 343 Industries (overseers of the Halo universe) endure the ice bucket challenge at the hands of Master Chief:
"That came from the moon."
Takeshi Kaneshiro, who will forever be known for Onimusha, is in the headlines again in Taiwan after a typhoon blew through the island earlier this month. Interestingly enough, Kaneshiro himself wasn't making the waves, but rather a tree that he sat under in a commercial once.