For many video game players, one of the elements that creates a fully immersive environment into these fantastical worlds is the music that accompanies you along the journey. Many of us can pinpoint our favorite story arcs by the score that played in the background. The composers and musicians behind these games provide a crucial element […]
Twaggies.com takes tweets and turns them into cartoons, which they’ve been doing since 2009. Follow @twaggies on Twitter and (shhh) Instagram.
This epic photo was taken by photographer Darrell Ardita of BGZ Studios. Could totally pass as promo art for Assassin’s Creed Revelation. Also, you’d never guess it, but the mastermind behind this costume (and modeling it) is Atlanta-based prop and costume maker Fev! And yes folks, that’s a she!
> We all love looking at great photos of cosplayers, but what we see is just the end result of a long and rigorous process. Resident cosplayer Meredith / Ana Aesthetic takes us behind the scenes of a typical day in front of the camera, and offers up some tips to those looking to delve […]
The next installment of Irrational Games’ popular BioShock series will hit shelves on October 16, 2012. “After BioShock, we had a vision for a follow up that dwarfed the original in scope and ambition,” said Ken Levine. “BioShock Infinite has been our sole focus for the last four years, and we can’t wait for fans […]
Now here’s one Xbox that will never have a Red Ring of Death. Crafted by Ben Winfield of Cape Town, South Africa, this pine replica of the original Xbox is pretty much the coolest thing you’ll see today. It comes complete with a wooden controller that actually plugs into the front of the console and […]
Nintendo’s 3DS is coming! Just in time for the holiday season—oh, wait. No. Scratch that. Just in time for right after the holidays, sometime in February. If you’re in Japan. For the rest of us we get to wait until March, during that rich retail period around St. Patrick’s Day. So clearly I have some […]
Using tea candles for pixels, YouTube member brusspup lit and relit for two weeks to create this video game sequence. It’s all worth it if you enjoy watching it! [via the Presurfer]
For me, the appeal of video games has to do with escape and immersion. It isn’t just about gameplay. It’s about story, about investment, and about character. From the very beginning I’ve been drawn to video games that tell stories and introduce me to characters. And in the last 10 years video games have changed […]
By Natania Barron Contributing Writer, [GAS] The day I opened up my first Nintendo gaming system was the point of no return in my geek journey; it was was a life-changing event in every sense of the word. I swear, cradling that little gray brick controller in my hands did something to alter my DNA. […]
My roomates and best friends have long been asking for me and my wife to join them in playing some board games with them. After reading a recent GAS post on 5 geeky games perfect for a game night, I was inspired to take up my friends offer to play a game of Carcassonne. This is […]