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Supercut of Video Games In The Movies, The 80′s Win Supercut of Video Games In The Movies, The 80′s Win
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Would you believe there’s more than 20 minutes worth of video game scenes in the history of cinema? Depending on how deep you want to dig in the annals of cinema history, it actually looks pretty easy. In fact, if …

LEGO Breaking Bad Looks Awesome and Hopefully If I Throw Money at My Computer It Will Happen LEGO Breaking Bad Looks Awesome and Hopefully If I Throw Money at My Computer It Will Happen

This is a no brainer, people-who-have-any-say-on-whether-or-not-this-ever-gets-made. Honestly, short of Bioshock: Baltimore starring Bunk and McNulty, I can’t even imagine a game that I would buy any quicker. Half Life 3? In all seriousness, this is way cool. Love those LEGO …

Redditor Handcrafts Fallout Monopoly for Incredibly Lucky Wife Redditor Handcrafts Fallout Monopoly for Incredibly Lucky Wife
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So, reddit user XsimonbelmontX has made me extremely jealous, as he has created a undeniably awesome Monopoly-like board game based on Fallout. Did I mention it was awesome? “I spent about 8 months making this. It is a birthday gift …

Do Want: Bioshock, Portal, and Skyrim as Little Golden Books Do Want: Bioshock, Portal, and Skyrim as Little Golden Books

If there are two things that my future children will be acquainted with at an early age, its Little Golden Books and Bioshock. One artist has put the two together (along with Portal and Skyrim) to create some killer mashups. …

GDC 2013: Live Streaming API Coming To Games Courtesy Of YouTube GDC 2013: Live Streaming API Coming To Games Courtesy Of YouTube

Gamers love watching other people play games. It’s the only way to explain of popularity of Let’s Plays and live streams on YouTube, Twitch.tv and other sites. The only problem is that those who do live streams must have video …

The Legend of Cage Is The Greatest Video Game That Never Was The Legend of Cage Is The Greatest Video Game That Never Was

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask gets a bad rap. It’s one of the most controversial entries in the venerated series, and many find the game’s themes to be too dark and depressing. To those gamers, YouTuber Criken has given …

PETA Decides to Go After Historical Whaling in a Video Game PETA Decides to Go After Historical Whaling in a Video Game
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In your “dude, seriously?” news of the day, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have turned their sights on Ubisoft over some possible content from an yet-to-be-released video game. PETA is upset that Assassin’s Creed 4: Black …

Feeling Old And Depressed? Video Games Might Help Feeling Old And Depressed? Video Games Might Help

All we ever hear anymore is how video games are corrupting our youth, and must be burned. That’s why it’s nice then to see some real science looking into the benefits that playing video games provides to not only young …

Harlem Shake at Nintendo Features Luigi, Lots of Green Harlem Shake at Nintendo Features Luigi, Lots of Green

Over the past few weeks it has become almost mandatory that every office with a video camera create a Harlem Shake video. It’s a trend that has hit Groupon, The Daily Show, and even Google and Facebook have gotten in …

Unbelievable Video Game Collection Hits eBay, Starting Bid $550,000 Unbelievable Video Game Collection Hits eBay, Starting Bid $550,000
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As of right now, you have just under 10 days to place your bid on one of the most fascinating collections of video games, consoles, and accessories that has ever been offered on the internet. One eBay user has put …

Madden Predicts Super Bowl XLVII with Impressive Accuracy Madden Predicts Super Bowl XLVII with Impressive Accuracy

This shouldn’t really surprise you, considering their pretty stellar prediction record, but EA’s Madden franchise totally nailed this year’s Super Bowl. Last night, the Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers by a final score of 34 to 31. In …

Grand Theft Auto V Release Date is September 17th Grand Theft Auto V Release Date is September 17th
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We now know the official release date of the highly-anticipated Grand Theft Auto V. Rockstar has just announced that it will arrive in stores on September 17th, which I’m sure you know is a little bit later than originally thought. …

Homeland RPG: Car Sex, PTSD Rage Punches, Claire Danes Cry Face, and More Homeland RPG: Car Sex, PTSD Rage Punches, Claire Danes Cry Face, and More

It seems like everything is getting the retro treatment these days – popular TV shows included. Today’s latest 16-bit-it project is Showtime’s hit drama Homeland. The concept RPG, courtesy of CollegeHumor, starts off my letting you pump up your favorite …

Ravens Win the Super Bowl in This Year’s Madden Prediction Ravens Win the Super Bowl in This Year’s Madden Prediction

According to the #1 NFL video game on the market, Ray Lewis, Joe Flacco, and the Baltimore Ravens will be the ones popping the champagne this Sunday. This year’s Madden Super Bowl prediction sees the Baltimore Ravens edging out the …

Rep. Jim Matheson Wants To Ban Games That Don’t Have An ESRB Rating Rep. Jim Matheson Wants To Ban Games That Don’t Have An ESRB Rating
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Video games are the perfect scapegoat. Old people are scared of them, and young people will defend them with a fervor that’s borderline violent. When the media and politicians need something to blame for national tragedies, video games are often …

That “Violent” Video Game-Burning Party Has Been Canceled Because They Already Made Their Point, Apparently That “Violent” Video Game-Burning Party Has Been Canceled Because They Already Made Their Point, Apparently
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SouthingtonSOS, a community organization based in Southington, Connecticut, has announced that they are canceling their “Violent Video Games Return” event, as the media surrounding it has been enough to meet their goals. The event, first announced at the beginning of …

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Gets A Release Date The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Gets A Release Date

AMC and Activision announced today that The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct will be released on March 26 in North America, and on March 29 in Europe for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U and PC. They even got Norman …

Wreck-It Ralph Hits Digital Download Services A Month Before The Blu-Ray/DVD Release Wreck-It Ralph Hits Digital Download Services A Month Before The Blu-Ray/DVD Release

Who says that film studios are clinging to an outdated business model? Well, most us are, but some of the larger studios are starting to show some signs of progressiveness. Case in point – Disney will be releasing its best …

Town Schedules ‘Violent Video Game’ Burning Party Because That’s Obviously an Appropriate Response to Anything Town Schedules ‘Violent Video Game’ Burning Party Because That’s Obviously an Appropriate Response to Anything
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The town of Southington, Connecticut apparently thinks that destroying “violent” video games, music, and movies is an act of “responsible citizenship.” On Saturday, January 12th, the town is sponsoring a “Violent Video Games Return Program” that asks people to bring …

Let These Video Game Inspired Holiday Tunes Brighten Up Your Christmas Let These Video Game Inspired Holiday Tunes Brighten Up Your Christmas
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What’s the best part about Christmas? Is it the presents? No. Is it peace on earth and goodwill towards man? No. By far, the best part about Christmas is the music. So what would happen if you combined holiday music …

Mozilla Announces The Game On Challenge Mozilla Announces The Game On Challenge
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Web-based games have come a long way since the early days of Shockwave. Mozilla has been one of the leaders in this area by creating games that push the boundaries of HTML5 and other Web-based technologies. Now the non-profit wants …