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Redditor Handcrafts Fallout Monopoly for Incredibly Lucky Wife

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 for my wife, who is a huge Fallout fan. It is based on Monopoly, but aside from purchasing properties, collecting …

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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. “As the sun sets on this current generation of video games, I’ve been thinking about some of the classic games …

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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 capture equipment or software thus preventing a number of players from broadcasting their exploits. At GDC 2013, YouTube announced its …

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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 them a reason to give Majora’s Mask one more chance. It’s called The Legend of Cage, and it replaces all …

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PETA Decides to Go After Historical Whaling in a Video Game

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 Flag may feature some form of whaling inside the game. They have released a statement calling it “disgraceful” to glorify …

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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 people, but our elderly citizens as well. A new study from North Carolina State University looked into how gaming affects …

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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 on the silly action. Quite frankly, it’s beginning to get out of hand. The trend might have his its peak …

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Unbelievable Video Game Collection Hits eBay, Starting Bid $550,000

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 up their entire life’s work, over 30 years of collecting, for sale. And the bidding starts at $550,000. Yes, that’s …

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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 the annual simulation that’s used to predict every big game since 2004, Madden said that the Ravens would win 27-24. …

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Grand Theft Auto V Release Date is September 17th

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. Here’s what Rockstar had to say about the date: We know this is about four months later than originally planned …

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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 characters’ attributes. Saul Berenson: Wisdom +10, Beard +10. Carrie Mathison: Sanity +1 (should probably be a bit lower). From there …

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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 San Francisco 49ers in a very tight game – 27 to 24. According to the simulation, the game comes down …

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