Is This a Long-Lost Prototype of the "Nintendo PlayStation?"

At the summer Consumer Electronics Show in 1991, Sony announced that it was jumping into the video game hardware market for the first time, partnering with Nintendo to release something called a “PlayStation.” The device never made it to market—for reasons I’ll explain shortly—but someone on reddit may have come… » 7/03/15 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

The Complete Guide To Every Single Terminator, From T-1 To T-3000

Most of us just know a few of Skynet’s most famous killer cyborgs. The T-800, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. The T-1000, made of liquid metal. But there have been a stunning 15 models of Terminator, from Cyberdyne and Skynet, as featured in the movies, TV series and games. Here’s our complete guide to all the… » 7/01/15 1:18pm Wednesday 1:18pm

Our First Look At Star Wars' Post-Episode VI Universe Is In A Phone Game

Ahead of an extensive set of books covering the period between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens coming out this year, our first “official” look at what happened to the Star Wars galaxy after the Death Star II blew up will be... a mobile game? Man, this “everything matters” canon is getting weird really quickly. » 6/04/15 2:40pm 6/04/15 2:40pm

New Civilization: Beyond Earth Expansion Lets You Colonize Alien Oceans

Civilization: Beyond Earth—The Rising Tide expands, revises, and refines the original Civ: BE with new biomes, a brand new diplomacy system, and oceans full of resources and aliens that can be exploited and colonized. We talked with the lead designer to find out what this expansion has in store for Civ fans. » 5/19/15 9:40am 5/19/15 9:40am

Lego Dimensions instruction manuals reveal Portal and Doctor Who sets

Although Lego Dimensions won’t be out until September, we’ve already had a pretty good look at some of the game’s extra expansion packs. But an instruction manual uploaded to Lego’s website has given us even more news: our first look at Lego Doctor Who, and confirmation of Lego Portal!
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer in 16-bit video game style is fun

I don’t know what I want to do more, watch the new Star Wars movie or play this awesome 16-bit retro video game version of the new Star Wars movie. Actually, that’s a lie. I still want to watch the movie more. But there’s a kid in me that would love this video game so much if it ever existed. » 5/06/15 3:05am 5/06/15 3:05am

With Sincerity: I Want This Mass Effect Talking Elcor Plush Toy

Uncontrollable Glee: This is the best. Mass Effect fans are already fond of the alien Elcor, a race of massive creatures that preface all of their sentences with an emotion to convey tone (they also make great Shakespearean actors) — but I can almost guarantee they’ll be even fonder of this adorable plush version. » 4/20/15 5:11pm 4/20/15 5:11pm