Gaming

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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New Olympic Event: WoW Treadmill Race

You don’t have to look far to find acts of extreme dorkiness on the internet. The folks of Mana Energy Potion have hooked up treadmills to their PCs, indirectly promoting a new Olympic event, one that all gamers can appreciate regardless of athletic finesse. The event I speak of is of course the Azeroth cross country track competition. One virtual ...

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Homebrew Goodness Reminds Me Of Old Sierra Game

If you’re one of many Wii owners that are tired of using it at as a DVD player or a dry-erase board, then you’ll be happy to know that the homebrew scene is still going strong with innovative concepts that are pushing the capabilities of the Wii more than Nintendo ever attempted to do. Wii Physics is one of the ...

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