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Car Thief Says He Was Just GTA’in IRL, Actively Tries to Ruin Everything for Everyone

I’m sure you think that the reason some talking facelifts on CNN continues to blame much of our nation’s violent steak on video games is that they are idiots. I bet you think that every time someone proceeds to word …

Grand Theft Auto Five Sales Exceed $1 Billion
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The Grand Theft Auto games by Rockstar have always been popular, and for anyone doubting how strong the gaming industry is, they need to look no further than Grand Theft Auto Five’s record-setting sales. The new Grand Theft Auto game …

Video Games Don’t Make Teens Violent, Shows Study
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Earlier this week, an 8-year-old in Louisiana shot and killed his grandmother. The incident has sparked new flames in the ongoing U.S. gun control debate, but the familiar scapegoat of violence in video games is also being connected to the …

Mike Tyson Plays Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out, Finally Beats Glass Joe

Mike Tyson recently say down in the FOX Sports 1 green room and played Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out, the NES game responsible for quite a bit of my childhood controller-throwing. FOX Sports would have you believe that it’s his first time …

Everything You Need To Know About Video Games From Their Origins To The Early 90s

Kids (and adults) absolutely love video games. Whether they be on consoles, PC or mobile, people love the interactive nature of video games. Unfortunately, many of those new to video games don’t have quite as much of an appreciation for …

Namco High Announced At San Diego International Comic Con
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Gamers, otaku, nerds, and general fanatics have all gathered in solidarity for the mecca of geekdom that is San Diego Comic Con, which started on Thursday and will continue in to Sunday. Among the panels, musicians, cosplayers, and other attractions …

Atari Games Buried in a Landfill? Old Legend Prompts New Search

Legend has it that there’s a massive grave of Atari games, most notably millions of copies of the epic commercial failure E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, buried in a New Mexico landfill. If you’re an Atari nerd or video game historian, you …

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

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
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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

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 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
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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

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

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
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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

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
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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

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

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 …