Although there are some crazy mobile games in Japan, this definitely a spoof. WOULD YOU LIKE TASTY GELATIN INFANT?
Well, not exactly, but Filthy Frackers, a Portland couple who specialize in mixing popular culture with retro tech, have reimagined the opening titles as an 8-bit game. A few people have already noted the caption text is a bit too smooth, but it’s fun nostalgia nonetheless. [Via Boing Boing]
Digital and mobile game sales have grossed more money than physical games for the first time, a new report shows. It’s part of a trend that means the stereotype of gamers as teenage boys is increasingly outdated. The figures come from industry trade body the Entertainment Software Association. It’s latest annual report reveals that last […]
If you’ve ever wondered what Pokemon characters would look like if they were alpacas (which admittedly may be unlikely), artist Lopaki has you covered. Here’s a taster of the full collection, available to view at Deviantart.
This imaginative, if not exactly 100% official, trailer wonders how the franchise’s journey through history might go.
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has Dungeons & Dragons: The 5th Edition Player’s Handbook for just $29.97. That’s 40% off on the handbook’s regular list price of $49.95. Everything a player needs to create heroic characters for the world’s greatest roleplaying game The Player’s Handbook® is the essential reference for every […]
First came a million people playing Pokemon together by issuing commands in a chatroom. Then came a goldfish playing Pokemon by issuing commands by moving to different areas of his bowl. Now comes two goldfish doing battle in Street Fighter, again with their movements being tracked and turned into controller button presses. Watch live video […]
Specifically Pierce Brosnan, who appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. It seems that back in the day, one of these men played the game more than the other…
Slickly-produced as this clip by The Verge is, it’s definitely more a brief overview than anything in depth. But if your knowledge doesn’t go much beyond “funny-shaped dice” you might learn something, and it puts the recently-released fifth edition into context. For a different take on the culture of D&D players, I can highly recommend […]
A Minecraft user has created a working hard drive in Minecraft — albeit with a capacity of 1 kilobyte. The drive, created by Reddit user “Smellystring”, works on a simple binary system. Instead of using magnets or transistor cells to store the data, it uses blocks that can be either solid or opaque. Reading from […]
Harvard graduate Nuseir Yassin solved a Rubik’s Cube in 84 steps. That’s not impressive in itself, but what did make it notable is that he travelled to ask locals in cities across eleven countries to perform one step each and filmed the results. As he put it: 11 countries. 84 moves. 30 females. 54 males. […]
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