Gaming

Blizzard To Store UI Settings For World of Warcraft

Rash and I are finished with World of Warcraft but there’s still around 10 million people who are still grinding hard. Anyone who’s played the game and used UI add-ons like threat meters, CTMod, etc. know that it’s a pain in the ass logging on from another computer due to the issue of UI settings being localized. When Blizzard launches ...

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Bethesda’s Post Apocalyptic Airstream Motor Home Gets Donated

One of the more interesting booths on the Penny Arcade Expo show floor was Bethesda’s Fallout 3 homage. An Airstream motor home on a patch of faux grass decorated the center of Bethesda’s show room floor, along with a central booth filled with mannequins modeled after playable characters in the game. The Airstream motor home was completely gutted and refitted ...

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Super Tabletendo

Finally a controller only the great Andre the Giant could comfortably handle.� Inspired directly by Kyle Downes’ NES coffee table, Matt LaBoone worked all summer on this impressively gigantic SNES controller. I can’t imagine having a group of friends sitting around this thing each contributing their part to one button as they mash away while playing Street Fighter 2. Link ...

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Majoring In Game Design Will Leave You In The Dark

So, you want to work in the game industry. You want to live, breathe, think, screw and shit video games for the rest of your life. Unless you want to be a master of the custodial arts, game design is the last thing you’ll want to major in. As Frank Caron of Ars Technica points out, the game industry is ...

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Pac-Man Mini Plays All The Classic Hits

You’ve got to be tired of dicking around with that stylus on your Nintendo DS. After all, writing or any act like it is tiresome, especially if you’re a gamer who just likes the simplicity of an analog stick, one button and a high score list. Modder Sam Thornley yearned for portable classics like the Atari Flashback, so he made ...

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Pixelate Those Pretty Graphics

The Pixelation forum came up with a neat contest for it’s users. They poked at the question, “what would modern games look like on an original Gameboy?” They ask their users to re-create screenshots of their favorite modern games in pixelated Gameboy-form. You’ll find games like Guitar Hero, BioShock, ICO, Okami, Sam & Max, Flashback (not so modern but very ...

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Games I Dream I’m In

We all have games that indirectly inspire our dreams. There may be even some that give us nightmares. Some games you can’t help but wish you were the main character of just so you can get with the princess at the end of the story. Hit the jump to see the games that I dream I’m in, whether it be ...

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Just A Dozen More Years To Go!

So what if George Broussard of 3D Realms said: “It’s going really well. There are several hours of fairly polished game to play. We’re actively testing parts of the game and getting feedback from play testers and things are coming together.”

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Obscure Gaming Decor For Halloween

Need that extra flair to add spunk to your upcoming Halloween bash in two months? How about a flying skull that, once attached to the ceiling, will fly in circles as it chomps away at the air. It’s on clearance for a measly $6, so now is a better time than ever to snag one for your party. It’ll go ...

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