Play Spacewar!, The Pentagon-Funded Video Game From 1962

The launch of Sputnik prompted a U.S. government spending spree to achieve technological dominance over the Soviets. Among the recipients of this largesse were MIT engineers, who designed a computer simulation called Spacewar! Inspired by the sci-fi books of E.E. Smith, it was the world's first videogame. » 7/28/14 6:40am Yesterday 6:40am

4 Dark Souls 2 Lore Gaps I Hope the DLC Will Fill

This week, Dark Souls 2 will launch its first DLC episode, "The Crown of the Sunken King," which is going to be followed by two more episodes in August and September. As of right now, it seems like that might be it for the Dark Souls universe, at least for a while. I do believe there will be a third Dark Souls game,… » 7/21/14 3:26pm 7/21/14 3:26pm

Top 10 Greatest Motion-Capture Characters Of All Time

This weekend, we'll witness the evolution of Caesar, the ape revolutionary played by Andy Serkis in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. And next month, we meet Vin Diesel's Groot. But motion-capture has a proud history of innovation and great performances. Here are the 10 greatest mocap characters of all time. » 7/08/14 10:09am 7/08/14 10:09am