A Short Visual History of Videogames (3D)

Produced by Kyle Downes as a project for his 3rd year BA in multimedia, A Short Visual History of Videogames was created in about 4 months using Maya 8.5, After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop and Flash.

Wednesday Geeky Pics: Geeky Arts & Crafts

This week we bring you offerings from the craftier geeks among us. As the owner of a twelve-foot-long crocheted Doctor Who scarf, I have a lot of appreciation for this kind of work. 127.0.0.1 is where the heart is. It’s nice to know that some people can still cross stitch a proper love letter. – […]

Robot Chicken Spoofs Castlevania

When it comes to spoofing sci-fi movies and game franchises, you have to admit that there’s no one better than the folks from Robot Chicken. These guys are simply brilliant!

PSP: OMG! Girlz play too!

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] When I read about the new PSP Girlz Play Too campaign at Game Life this morning, for a second I actually thought it was a spoof. But no, it’s very real, and now all I can think is: OMG WTF were you, like, totally thinking, Sony? It’s not as […]

LOL: The Real Game Genie [Video]

He’ll grant you any wish you desire, 8-bit or otherwise. Thanks Alex!

Highlights from Comic Con 2009

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Comic Con 2009 is nearing an end, and though I am sadly not in attendance, the majority of my Twitter feed (and I’m pretty sure about half of the Internet) is busy partying down with what seems like every geek-friendly celebrity you can tick off on your fingers. However, […]

Video game industry suffers major slump

Revenues from the video games industry in the US were down almost a third last month compared to the same time last year. It’s the biggest annual slump since September 2000. Even with the 31% drop, gaming remains a billion dollar industry. The figure is made up of $625.8 million on games (down 29%), $382.6 […]

Sony defies Activision ultimatum over PS3 price cut

Sony says it has no plans to cut the cost of the PS3, despite threats by one major games producer to boycott the console until it becomes cheaper. Last month, Bobby Kotick of Activision (the firm behind Call of Duty and Guitar Hero) said the high price of the console meant those who do buy […]

Gamer Home

By Miss Cellania Contributing Writer, [GAS] This may look like a game controller and a bottle of Mountain Dew at first glance. In reality, this is a bar of soap and a bottle of shampoo. I know about these things because I keep a running list of home decorating items that you can’t get at […]

Virtual Banker Embezzles Billions in Eve Online

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] The MMORPG/virtual world Eve Online is no stranger to unsavory behavior; inside the game, having your stuff stolen is pretty much par for the course (watch out for those space pirates!). But as soon as it’s not part of the “game” anymore, things get a lot more serious. Like […]

The Game Doctor: Another Way to Make Kids Hate Their Parents

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Some of the gadget blogs were reporting on the “game doctor” before it was released in June, but now that the mainstream media has picked up the story, you can be sure that more moms will be hearing about this device and thinking, “Oh, that’s brilliant!” This isn’t the […]

Pacman Joins Twitter [Comic]

[Via Laughing Squid]