NASCAR - Clint Bowyer, driver of the #33 Rheem Heating, Cooling & Water Heating Chevrolet, spins in the air after colliding with Joey Logano, driver of the #20 GameStop Toyota, during the NASCAR Nationwide Series 5-hour ENERGY 200 at Dover International Speedway on May 14, 2011 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Being Terrible at Video Games Makes Surprisingly Great Television

People don't tune into Japanese television show Retro Game Master to watch Shinya Arino whip through video games effortlessly. They tune in to watch him fail, and fail, and fail, and perhaps to finally, painfully succeed. More »


CurveBot is a Cutting-Edge Qix

With just about every classic arcade concept getting a fresh coat of paint, especially in mobile game marketplaces, I'm a little surprised I haven't noticed a Qix update until now. More »


You Can Fix the National Debt With a Few Mouse Clicks

If you ever wanted to control where your tax dollars go, now's your chance. American Public Media, known mostly for their expansive public radio work, recently updated Budget Hero, a free web-based game where the player has the future of the nation's budget in their hands. More »


We Must Teach Younger Gamers the True Meaning of Ninja

Commenter Kevwood112 worries that we as a community may have lost sight of what it means to be a ninja, which should be a good thing, as you aren't supposed to see them anyway. More »


When Minecraft Meets Bomberman, Chests Explode

Explosives and destructible blocks have always played an important role in Minecraft, so it was only a matter of time before some blockheads recreated Hudson's classic multiplayer maze game Bomberman utilizing Mojang's building blocks. More »


Infamous 2 is the Post-Katrina Video Game that America Deserves

The trend this year in video games, only about a decade late, is to let players repel an attack on New York City. See Crysis 2 this spring, Modern Warfare 3 this fall, and other games that put a virtual gun in their player's hands and some fantastic evil in their sights. More »

Pre-Order Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary to Make Every Grunt Go Out with a Bang

If you're on the fence about picking up Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, these preorder bonuses might seal the deal.
Gamers who preorder Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary will recieve some fancy Master Chief armor to keep your avatar ready for action, or Comic-con.
That's not enough you say? More »



$100 Rainbow Lamps Paint the Walls with PC Gaming's Light

For decades PC gamers have been content to let the colored lights of their favorite virtual playgrounds remain safely contained within the borders of their monitors. More »


EA Sports Shows Everyone How You Lobby a Texas Governor

When it comes to negotiations , EA Sports doesn't mess around. They they know what matters most, and in Texas, that means football.
In lobbying Gov. More »

Used Video Games Now Extra Used: Publishers Adding $10 Fee to Play Online

Used gaming is under attack.
This month Ubisoft and Sony joined the growing number of publishers who plan to start charging extra to play copies of used games online. More »



These Eight Xbox Indie Games Will Rise This Summer

A total of ten titles will make up the Indie Games Summer Uprising, representing the best titles Xbox Live's Indie Games has to offer. The first eight have been chosen. More »

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