These Light Painting Videos Look Like Classic Video Games On Speed

We've seen some amazing light paintings that make the real world look magical and surreal. But what's even cooler than a static light painting? A whole video, where beings made of pure light burst into existence and run around. Here are the most eye-popping and dazzling light-painting videos on the internet. » 1/30/15 3:00pm Friday 3:00pm

Shotaro Ishinomori's A Link To The Past Manga Is Getting A Reprint

Good news, Zelda fans - the original manga adaptation of A Link To The Past by the legendary Manga and Tokusatsu icon Shotaro Ishinomori is getting reprinted for the first time in 21 years. Prepare for some awfully nostalgic throwbacks to leafing through pages of Nintendo Power! » 1/27/15 10:32am Tuesday 10:32am

First Peek At Weird Al Yankovic As The Adventure Time Game's Evil Wizard

We can pretty much never get too much of Adventure Time, the cartoon show about a boy and a mutant dog in a cute/crazy post-apocalyptic world. So we're chuffed to feature an exclusive first look at the villain of the next Adventure Time game — the Doodle Wizard, voiced by "Weird" Al Yankovic. » 1/19/15 6:30am 1/19/15 6:30am

This Lego Warcraft Monster Could Actually Double As A Demonic Lamp

Budding World of Warcraft Warlocks will recognise the Infernals of the Burning Legion, but they're perhaps more used to them in their pixelated form rather than this awesome Lego creation by Flickr user Banghoo H - wired up so it shines brighter than the demonic fires it was summoned from! » 1/12/15 11:57pm 1/12/15 11:57pm

Behold This Giant Statue Of Warcraft's Biggest, Baddest Dragon

All will burn, beneath the shadow of his wings! Deathwing might be old hat to players of World of Warcraft these days, but this new statue by Sideshow celebrates the mad dragon in all his fiery, glowy brilliance. Even if you're not a WoW fan, you can admire the glorious dragon goodness going on. » 1/09/15 4:01pm 1/09/15 4:01pm

Did The Next Batman Game Just Get Spoiled By Its Own Special Edition?

You know how it is with big video games these days, every one comes with it's own fancy 'collector's edition' filled with related paraphernalia. Batman: Arkham Knight is no exception - but it might be one of the few to potentially have a major plot point about it spoiled by said collectors edition. » 1/08/15 3:08pm 1/08/15 3:08pm

2,400 MS-DOS Games Are Now Free Online (Some of Them Are Porn)

The Internet Archive just dumped nearly 2,400 old MS-DOS video games into an easy-to-navigate repository. Every single one of the games is free to play in your browser. Some of the games are classics. Some of them are hilariously obscure. And some of them are porn—which is something you probably didn't realize existed… » 1/06/15 6:40pm 1/06/15 6:40pm

How Pokémon Is One Of The Creepiest Dystopian Societies Ever

Pokémon might have the reputation of a kid-friendly franchise, but under the veneer of Ash and co.'s light-hearted adventures there lies the beating heart of one of the most sinister dystopias around. Here's a few reasons as to why the Pokénation is a lot more terrifyingly dystopian than you may have thought. » 1/06/15 12:40pm 1/06/15 12:40pm

Who has come closest to winning Civilization in real life?

Games in Sid Meier's Civilization series are loosely patterned off the rise and fall of real-life civilizations. And some of these real-life civilizations had exactly the kinds of ambitions that would win a game of Civilization. Which raises the obvious question: did any of them get close? Has anybody won? Are we all… » 12/22/14 12:01pm 12/22/14 12:01pm

This Nature Documentary Was Made Inside the World of Grand Theft Auto

Lots of things are wrong with the Grand Theft Auto franchise - violence, sexism, and so on - but I think it's still pretty cool that the GTA 5 universe has wildlife running (and swimming) around. A YouTuber recorded the CGI wildlife and created a tribute to the Attenborough "grandeur of nature"-style documentary. » 12/01/14 4:40pm 12/01/14 4:40pm

Physics Students Scrutinize Planetary Stability In Super Mario Galaxy

The world's most famous plumber ventured into space with the release of Super Mario Galaxy. The 3D game used a physics system to endow celestial objects with their own gravity so our hero could circumnavigate tiny worlds without falling off. But to maintain surface gravity, how dense would these planets have to be? » 11/25/14 9:40am 11/25/14 9:40am