It’s-a Me, Mario! – Meet The Man Behind the Voice of Super Mario [Video]

You know Mario—who could forget the cheery “woo-hoos!” of Nintendo’s most beloved video game character? Now meet Charles Martinet, the voice behind the iconic mustachioed man. It turns out, Martinet not only voiced Mario, he also created the voices for Wario, Luigi and even Donkey Kong! [Great Big Story]

DEAL: Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation – $1.99 (88% Off)

Interested in reading about the birth of the video game industry? Console Wars is one of the best books out there when it comes to this subject, and today, it can be yours for just $1.99! Following the success of The Accidental Billionaires and Moneyball comes Console Wars—a mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how […]

Stan Lee Celebrates 75 Years at Marvel [Video]

Did you know that Stan Lee has been working at Marvel for 75 years now? The man is now 94 years old, and by looking at him, I’d say he doesn’t look a day older than 70. I’ve even seen him in person at Montreal Comiccon a few years ago, and the man looked just […]

Reddit: Helping Noob Console Gamers Since Forever

So a guy on Reddit posted about how he was interested in console gaming but was kinda poor and didn’t know where to start. As you can see above, Redditors stepped up and not only led him in the right direction but straight up gave him a game collection, as seen above. So the next […]

Watch as Mark Hamill Gets Reunited With His Original Jedi Prop Lightsaber [Video]

In this short clip of an upcoming episode of Mark Hamill’s Pop Culture Quest, the actor gets reunited with his original prop lightsaber from Return of the Jedi and tells us a little more about this piece of geek history. Check it out! [GeekTyrant]

The Story of Hideo Kojima (Part 1): How Metal Gear Launched the Career of a Gaming Icon

Hideo Kojima is widely considered to be one of the greatest icons in video game development. His enormously popular Metal Gear Solid series introduced a cinematic storytelling to gaming that was revolutionary in its time. But Hideo Kojima’s childhood wasn’t always happy, and his early career as a developer at Konami could have gone better. […]

How to Efficiently Visit a Museum [Video]

In a nutshell, walk the full floor plan without spending too much time on specific areas, take a break and eat food, come back and now take the time to look at and read everthing that interests you. [Nick Gray | Via Neatorama]

A Look at Why We Lie to Ourselves and Damage our Chances of Hapiness [Video]

As humans, we are masters at knowing how to lie to ourselves. We pay a heavy price for this self-deception. [The School of Life]

The Year in News: What Happened Next (Stories From March-April 2016)

Let’s continue our look back at some of the news stories we’ve covered here at GaS in 2016 as well as following up on later developments. In March the Department of Defense launched a challenge for “white hat hackers” to try to breach their computer systems. Sensibly enough it was limited to approved US participants […]

Epic Rap Battle of History: Theodore Roosevelt vs Winston Churchill [Video]

Watch as Theodore Roosevelt fights Winston Churchill in the latest episode of Epic Rap Battle of History! [ERB]

The Story Behind the Worst Video Game of All Time [Video]

The video game ‘E.T, The Extraterrestrial’ for Atari 2600 is considered one of the biggest flops in gaming history. Yet the game’s designer, Howard Scott Warshaw, says he couldn’t be prouder of that honor. This is the story of an awesomely bad video game. [Great Big Story]

All the Roles You Never Knew Alan Tudyk Played

Imgur user GifFortuneTeller wrote this post in honor of Alan Tudyk and all the roles you probably never knew he played! There’s probably a couple missing from this list too! Can you name a few? Let us know in the comments section below! Let me tell you about this beautifully underappreciated bastard, Alan Tudyk. This […]