Honest Game Trailer: Batman: Arkham Asylum [Video]


You thought it would be easy to turn Batman into a cool video game. For 20 years, you were wrong. Now, revisit the 2009 sensation that made everyone say, “See!, now this is how you make a f!*$ng Batman game!” Arkham Asylum. [Batman: Arkham Asylum | Smosh Games]

If Videogame Characters Could Break All the Rules [Video]


No need for cheat codes anymore, this is how videogame characters should act. [Dorkly on Youtube]

If ‘Metroid’ Were a Free-Game by Current Publisher Standards [Comic]


Looking at this makes me laugh and makes me very all at once, because of just how accurate it is. Thank goodness we will always have N.E.S Metroid. Nothing can take that away from us. Because if Metroid came out now and was free-to-play, you know we would be paying real cash for missiles and […]

Top 5 Games Within a Game


The Smartest of us call it “Gameception.” It is when you are playing a video game only to stumble on another and different video game INSIDE that other video game. Often times, you can play it, too. Yes, you can play the video game that is inside the video game you are playing. That is […]

Dorkly Comic: How Nerdy Experiences Change Over Time


A funny comic by Julia Lepetit from Dorkly illustrating how various nerdy experience can change over time. The top panel? Yep, that used to be totally me. [Source: Dorkly]

Skynet is Real: Computer Learns To Play Atari Games


A Google-backed experiment showed a computer was able to learn how to play 49 Atari 2600 games and, in many cases, while outperforming a human player. It’s in some ways more impressive than even chess-playing supercomputers. The likes of Deep Blue learn from their experiences playing, but were originally programmed with the rules of chess. The […]

Official Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer – “Gotham is Mine” [Game Trailer]


Coming June 2, 2015, Batman: Arkham Knight is the epic conclusion to the Rocksteady Batman: Arkham Trilogy. In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he is sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, […]

This Real-Life League of Legends Jinx Gun Features Real Laser and “Lightning-in-a-Jar” Tube [Pics + Video]


Laser enthusiast Patrick Priebe made this really cool real-life Jinx Gun (from League of Legends) using a powerful 1.6-watt blue laser and a “lightning-in-a-jar” chamber using a tube filled with xenon gas. Be sure to watch the video below to learn more about how he made the gun! [LaserGadgets]

10 Awesome Tabletop, Card, and Board Games for Geeks


When people think geeks and gaming, they often associate the name with video games. But what a great many onlookers don’t realize is that many board games also have factored into our utter geek fandom. In other words, when not controlling pixels or polygons, these games are the next place you were likely to find […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Amazon Offers HUGE Savings on PC Games


For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers HUGE savings some some pretty awesome PC games. Here’s the list: –Titanfall [Online Game Code] – $19.99 $5.99 (70% Off) –Mass Effect Trilogy [Online Game Code] – $29.99 $14.99 (50% Off) –SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition [Download] – $19.99 $4.99 (75% Off) –Command and Conquer The […]

‘Absolutely Rose Street’, A 1994 Infomercial for the Sega 32X Add-On for the Sega Genesis Video Game Console


Infomercials from the 90’s were really odd. A commercial that bought up enough screen time that it is essentially disguised as a one-off show used to shill that product. The following ‘Absolute Rose Street’ was there to help push the Sega 32X peripheral to Genesis owners is just that. Weird. But also very nostalgic in […]

Five Things I Didn’t Know About Making Video Games (Until I Made One)


Anthony Burch thought he has some solid ideas about what it took to make a video game. Some imagination, a good team, and some passion. He slowly learned that, while actually developing a video game, that could not be further from the truth. He wrote about his experience for Kotaku and what he says will […]