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 […]

This Beautiful Retro Toaster is Actually an Oldschool NES Console [Pic + Video]

Not only is Jarno Kotavuopio’s NES toaster absolutely beautiful, it can also work as an original NES console! Be sure to check out the video below to see how the console works. This is my second Nintoaster what i have build. Every button in toaster works, power, reset and led brightnes control. Inside the toaster […]

7 Times Tekken Weirdo Heihachi Was Just the Weirdest

Tekken was a colorful and wacky fight game. Between fighting bouts with Bruce Lee’s look-a-likes you would sometimes have to fight a tree or a panda bear. For real. But of all the characters who SHOULD’VE been weird, Heihachi was definitely one of the weirdest. Seriously, though, any guy who ties family members he is […]

A Fake (But Hilarious) Interview about Evolve’s “Successful” Launch [Video]

I heard that evolve was actually pretty fun, but selling a DLC from day 1 is not something I’d have done, not to mention implementing a microtransactions system right from the start. This isn’t a mobile game that you get for free from an app store, it’s a game that you actually have to shell […]

Missing Games We’ll See in 2015

As a gamer, little is worse than waiting on a game’s release only to find out it has all but vanished. The good part about that is you get something else and forget, and then when the game you wanted does appear, it is like a Festivus miracle. Think of this as a list full […]