Last night, Vice's sub-site Motherboard celebrated its official relaunching the best way possible: by throwing a giant party, having Rza play and getting everyone drunk. Indie arcade-makers Babycastles were also there to bring their own brand of gaming weirdness along with the whole gang behind Sportsfriends.
You can go the route of modesty with a gaming rig—sure, but there's something to be said for the glowing, flowing, completely outrageous rig of conspicuous PC carnage. How about a motherboard that looks like a disassembled gun?
While debate persists over the merit of video games an art form, the medium has reached an undeniable milestone: the emergence of an active counter-culture.
Chipset delays aside, Sandy Bridge has been one of the most anticipated and impressive releases we've seen from Intel in recent years. The first wave of processors have demonstrated superior efficiency as they swept aside considerably more expensive processors of previous generations, while consuming even less power.…