It’s like time warp back to the 80s.
Articles tagged "video games"
"If the devil had to invent a game," Hitchens thundered, "it would be this one."
Even Fox News is publishing blog posts about how the games have “grown up.”
There are so many directions to take a video game, and so many ways to approach the Snowden saga, that they can keep you busy until Glenn Greenwald and Kathryn Bigelow team up to make the whistleblower's feature-length biopic.
Saying that video games are no place for this type of learning or discussion is just furthering the stigma around women masturbating.
Electronic Arts says it's ending its deals with gun manufacturers to feature their weapons in its games. But what does that even mean?
It's Greenpeace and Pac Man Vs. Safeway and the industrial fishing operations of the world.
Ecco the Dolphin, the 1993 game for Sega Genesis, turns you into a bottlenose dolphin who travels through time to combat hostile aliens in Earth's oceans and on an alien spacecraft. I remember its tropical graphics only vestigially…
Satellite footage or Starfox ripoff?
If anything, it really makes me want to play Mortal Kombat. Does that mean I'm a sociopath?
Yeah, the most recognizable video game theme song ever bleeped out actually has lyrics.
Yep. Future's definitely here. And it looks weird.
So this pretty much sounds like the most cyberpunk description of a video game ever: "Bad Trip is an immersive interactive system that enables people to navigate my mind using a game controller. Since November 2011, every moment of my life has be…
It's hard to imagine something more futuristic than a helmet that lets you control machines with your mind. As if out of an X-Men comic, this technology became a reality about five years ago when not one but two devices, the NeuroSky MindWave and the…
That Nintendo Wii you got for your birthday sure is fun. But it's also built with the spoils of one of the deadliest wars the world has ever seen. Historically, "conflict minerals" like coltan, tin, tantalum and tungsten, which are pulled from mines
I don't play games. Never have, really. During a blip of my youth you could've found me posted up in my parent's basement, getting down on brick-era Game Boy and SNES classics. True. But for me, as with too many other kids my age itching to kick off
That mix of researchers striving to find the source of youngsters' seizures while simultaneously navigating the blooming world of video games resulted in perhaps the greatest medical paper title of all time: "Dark Warrior epilepsy," published in 1982…
A new study out of the University of Toronto shows that first-person-shooter (FPS) action video games can actually help your brain by improving a range of perceptual skills.
When you see pixels used in animations, it’s usually quite "frivolous and fun":http://thecreatorsproject.com/blog/goldfishs-pixel-music-video-is-chock-full-of-video-game-references, giving a knowing nod to fondly remembered video games and their 8-…
If you're a fan of consumer tech and gadgets, you've probably already come to know China as that magical place where patents practically don't exist, and counterfeit electronics are the rule of the day. From sprawling urban marketplaces in Hong Kong
Remember how much of a pain _SimCity_ was? Now imagine trying to play it in Russian. Researchers at MIT have created machine-learning systems that are able to analyze instruction manuals to help them beat video games. By correlating terms they come a…
An unscientific look at MJ's life in relation to his arcade collection
Games are getting shorter (and more expensive) as production costs continue to rise and more focus gets invested in multiplayer modes. It's a potentially worrying if not inevitable trend for singleplayer stalwarts made worse by questionable publisher…