I played every game by the worst video game company ever
LJN specialized in turning blockbuster movies into unrelated, unplayable video games, and is often considered to be the worst of all time. We made a friend play all of its games so you don't have to.
The underappreciated art of furniture in video games
Furniture has often been a part of games, but for players, it's easy to ignore. Even if the home is the next frontier of gaming environments, will players ever stop to feel the velvet drapes?
How eSports are saving the PC industry
The makers of the world's most elite graphics hardware explain the ways that eSports have caused the industry to explode.
Smashing the competition: what it’s like to be a professional video game commentator
We talked to D'Ron "D1" Maingrette, one of the premiere commentators for Super Smash Bros. competitions, about coming up in the game and seeing it grow.
Meet the cosplay handlers, unsung heroes of Comic Con
Flocks of fantastically costumed superfans get tons of attention, but they couldn't do it without their helpful sidekicks.
Watch Chatroulette randoms find themselves in a real-life first person shooter
To play, people shouted commands to an actor wearing a camera helmet.
The Electronic Sports League will ban the same drugs as the Olympics
The league will enforce the ban with randomized saliva tests.
China lifts fifteen-year ban on video game consoles
Last year, China began to allow game consoles. Now, it has lifted its ban entirely to allow the sale of most video games and consoles in the country.
Walk through these stunning British landscapes built in Minecraft
The British Geological Survey created the detailed digital worlds.
UK Culture Minister says video game industry is as important as film industry
Read what Ed Vaizey had to say about video games at Brighton's Develop conference.
Boys are tired of women being portrayed as sex objects in video games, study finds
A new study reveals that out of 1,400 United States players, 47% of middle schoolers and 61% of high school boys agree that women are too sexualized in the gaming culture.
This psychedelic Tinder game makes swiping right way more exciting
Pin-Pon is a new game which simulates the experience of online dating through trippy ping pong games.
Amazon now offering customized 3d-printed figures for gamers
Amazon and Sandboxr, known for its 3d-printing capabilities, have teamed up in order to let you print customized 3d-printed characters from the likes of Smite, Infinity Blade and Primal Carnage.
Be the lobby boy in 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' video game
If you've ever dreamed of being the lobby boy character of a pastel colored video game version of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, then you, my weirdly clairvoyant friend, are in luck.
Apple removes all games with Confederate flags from store
Apple has just banned Civil War Games such as Ultimate General: Gettysburg and Hunted Cow for their Confederate themes.
Final Fantasy VII: 20 years later, I'm ready for the best RPG of all time to be remade
Managing expectations, parsing the remake, remembering, hoping, waiting.
Minecraft's soundtrack is finally getting a classy vinyl release
Daniel Rosenfeld, or C418, the composer behind the dreamy ambient music that helps give Minecraft that innocent, wide-open, and lonely feeling, is finally getting a physical release.
Playing video games is exercise, or at least one in four kids thinks so
23 percent of British kids said that "playing a type of computer game with friends is a type of exercise."
The Last Guardian set for 2016 release, now watch this giant rat-cat-bird-griffin-thing
Originally announced at the Sony E3 Press Conference in 2009, The Last Guardian has finally gotten a real life demonstration at the recent E3 2015.
MarI/O is a computer program that teaches itself how to play Super Mario
The program started with no knowledge of even how to control Mario, but over 34 generations of evolution, is able to complete a level via Neuroevolution, a form of machine learning.
Fallout 4 demo at E3: giant mole rats and Minecraft-style environment building
E3 kicked off this weekend in Los Angeles. Bethesda closed their presentation with a demo of Fallout 4.
Pac-Man's ghosts were almost all red
Pac-Man as you know it, might have been vastly different had Masaya Makamura, the president and co-founder of the video game company that created Pac-Man had his way.
The photographer subculture inside Fallout, GTA and Left 4 Dead
The rise of in-game photography has left people asking: when is a screenshot a photograph and is it ever art?
Jeff Goldblum congratulates you on surviving the Jurassic Park game, now go outside and meet someone
To get you prepped for the latest installment of the Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World, we dug up the ending of The Lost World: Jurassic Park game which came out in 1997.
Your summer video game guide to kicking ass in the Wasteland and becoming cat
From Mad Max and Batman: Arkham Knight to Dropsy and Absolute Drift, here are the upcoming game releases that will keep you indoors all summer.
New video game puts Saudi women in the driver's seat
Saudi Girls Revolution is a mobile game application designed by NA3M, whose Chief Executive Director is Saudi Arabian Prince Fahad bin Faisal Al Saud, the grandson of the king's brother.
What Biggie's aspirations for "Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis" in '94 would've cost
What the consoles would have cost Biggie when he wrote the humble lyrics "Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis / When I was dead broke, man I couldn't picture this" in his 1994 song "Juicy."
How much money did the world spend on GTA V so far?
Grand Theft Auto V has made “nearly” 52 million copies since its release in 2013. That's a grand lot theft and autos.
Death is not the end: video games wrecked my idea of mortality
Video Games have gradually turned death, the most (only?) influential and thought-provoking aspect of human existence, into a nearly-unexamined cliché. Let's examine it.
The world's first virtual reality theme park looks awesome
With Oculus Rift set to launch its consumer model early next year, a Utah-based startup is jumping ahead of the game by building the world's first virtual reality theme park.
GTA V Rockstar Editor for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 coming this summer
Speaking of which, ever wanted to watch a Breaking Bad (RIP) tribute by way of GTA V to the tune of Badfinger’s “Baby Blue”?
Virtual reality is getting more real
OTOY, a cloud graphics startup, believes that virtual reality will soon be navigable.
Here's a Grand Theft Auto V Ai Weiwei homage
Ai Weiwei, whom you might know as an artist, activist and recently freed jailbird, might have just found his spiritual counterpart in "GTA V” of all things.