Quantcast

Video Games Articles

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 …

Rep. Jim Matheson Wants To Ban Games That Don’t Have An ESRB Rating
· 1

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
· 2

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

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

Who says that film studios are clinging to an outdated business model?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
· 3

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
· 1

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
· 1

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 …

“Dumb Ways To Die” Gets The Video Game Parody It Deserves
· 1

I think we can all agree that “Dumb Ways To Die” is the most delightfully macabre video to hit the Internet in years. The viral ad, created for Melbourne’s Metro system, illustrates some rather idiotic ways in which a person …

Hulu Launches Video Game Trailer Hub

Hulu has announced a new location for gamers to find the latest game trailers and reviews. It’s called Hulu Video Game hub, and you can check it out today. “[W]e love video games at Hulu. So for this busy video …

Steve Wozniak and Danny Trejo Team Up for New iOS Game

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is about to become an action hero, as he is set to star in an upcoming iOS game called “Woz with a Coz.” His costar for the video game is legendary movie badass Danny Trejo, who …

Here’s How To Star In The Next Walking Dead Game
· 2

The wait is just about over. The Walking Dead Season 3 begins this Sunday (if you have Dish Network, you can still watch it via online stream). AMC has now announced a sweepstakes that gives fans a chance to win …

Gambitious, Kickstarter Just For Games, Launches

Kickstarter valiantly declared 2012 to be “The Year of the Game.” The crowdfunding platform has pulled in well over $50 million for game related projects this year alone. Major developers like Obsidian have taken to the platform to help fund …

Google Attempts To Understand The Modern Gamer

Google has been getting more and more into gaming recently. The company has been pushing to get full games on Chrome, and creating HTML5 tools for game developers. The search giant has proven that it’s not all about Web gaming …

New Wreck-It Ralph Trailer Debuts

When the first Wreck-It Ralph trailer hit the internet, gamers everywhere went crazy with nostalgia. The contrast between classic and new games is something all gamers have pondered once or twice. For Disney to make a movie about game culture, …

Violent Video Games Increase Your Pain Tolerance [STUDY]
· 5

If you’re planning on doing something that you know will cause you a lot of pain (maybe a tattoo or a waxing), it might be better to play a few minutes of Call of Duty than to take a couple …

Manos: The Hands of Fate Video Game Coming to iOS

Ask any film nerd with a penchant for B-movie tomfoolery about the worst movie they’ve ever seen and, chances are, they’ll fire back with “Manos: The Hands of Fate”. Written and directed by Harold P. Warren, the film follows a …

Diablo III Marathon Kills Taiwanese Teenager
· 3

I will be the first person to admit that I have something of a video game addiction. If I’m not playing some sort of fighting game — the amount of hours I’m dumped into the recent “Mortal Kombat” is as …

If You Spend a Lot of Time Online, You Probably Have a Mental Disorder
· 1

Never mind ruining your eyesight, alienating your friends, or developing a serious Vitamin D deficiency — apparently spending too much time in front of a computer screen could lead to serious mental health disorders. According to a recent study perpetrated …

Over Six Thousand People Feast On Zombie RPG Dead State’s Kickstarter Goal

Last week, we looked at six zombie games currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. One of them, Dead State, has since reached its funding goal of $150,000. As of the time of this writing, the game has 6,446 backers, who have …