Video Games

Hand vs. Street Fighter
Ugh. We need to get new hobbies. This guy makes awesome stop-motion animations on whiteboards, and our hobby is to watch them. Oh well, at least it's highly enjoyable. This particular video is based on the video game Street Fighter, clearly...
Gamer Proposes to Girlfriend Via Custom Role Playing Game
If you're a gamer and you find yourself a girlfriend who also loves spending marathon sessions in front of a screen you should probably seriously consider locking her down for life.
That's what Redditor Marchaka was thinking with his special lady Michelle, who shares his passion for video games. So, …
Remember these Games?
The 1980s gave us many things. (Reaganomics, "Where's the Beef?," Duran Duran, embarassing hairdos, to name a few.) Yet for those of us who spent endless quarters in arcades, the decade was first and foremost about video games.
Internet reacts to SimCity
Boy oh boy, are people mad about the new SimCity game! That's a rhetorical question, because the answer is clearly YES, people are quite angry about SimCity 5. Most people are just upset and complaining about long wait times and server failures. Some have taken to writing harsh reviews on Amazon, wh…
The Worst Video Game Movies
If we didn't know better, we'd think that Hollywood had a secret agenda to turn some of our favorite video games into terrible movies. Aside from the 'Resident Evil' franchise and possibly the first 'Mortal Kombat' and 'Tomb Raider' flicks, can you think of an…
Lara Croft, Feminist Icon?
A new 'Tomb Raider' reboot was launched this week, and it features a very different Lara Croft from the one we’re used to. For one thing, she’s more human, more vulnerable—they’ve given her a heart and a brain. Another thing they&CloseC…
Groupon Resignation Memo
Andrew Mason, now-former-CEO of Groupon, resigned today. Well, actually, he was more fired, really. And he told everybody. How do we know? Because he also publicly released his own letter of not-resignation, because it was going to leak anyway. Here's what it said.
The Best and Worst ‘Star Wars’ Video Games
Now that J.J. Abrams has signed on to direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII,' we've got high hopes he can restore the classic sci-fi series to glory after the disappointing prequels. But what about the future of 'Star Wars' gaming? Any true fan knows that video games based on the f…
The Best and Worst Moments in ‘Tomb Raider’ History
Although we'll always have a soft spot in our hearts for Lara Croft, it's no secret the long-running 'Tomb Raider' franchise has had its fair share of ups and downs. But on March 5, game makers hope to reboot the series with the simply named 'Tomb Raider,' an M-rated title that promises to graphical…
Best Forgotten Games
With the ongoing popularity of successful franchises like 'Mario,' 'The Legend of Zelda,' 'Halo' and 'Call of Duty,' it's easy to miss smaller, lesser-known video games. But in some cases, these forgotten gems are just as good, if not better, than their b…
Internet Reacts to PS4
So this video does a pretty good job of summing up the PS4 press conference yesterday, if you didn't have several hours to spend watching streaming video about a new gaming console. Some people are excited. Others are underwhelmed. Still others are making memes, because this is the internet, an…

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