Geeky Fan Art: 7 Amazing Drawings, Paintings and Sculptures

There’s a lot of bad fan art out there. Wannabe artists agonize for hours over portraits of their favorite celebrities, characters and settings that exist only in fiction. I’ve seen many poorly rendered anime drawings and pastel portraits of young Anakin Skywalker, but sometimes, you come across fan art that truly honors the originals. Here […]

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WoW Cosplay Gallery

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] For this week’s geeky pics, I thought that I would do cosplay, but upon searching through Flickr, I discovered that there is a feast of awesome costumed geekery. That said, considering the likelihood that I may want to revisit this topic in the future, I narrowed it down… to […]

Will Geeks Be the Next Poker Stars?

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] So 22-year-old Peter Eastgate has become the youngest World Series of Poker champion ever. It was also the longest final table in the history of the series, 274 hands in 15 hours and 28 minutes. Though a $9.1 million payday isn’t bad for 15 hours of work. Like most […]

Guitar Hero Heats Up

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Many of you have probably already seen this by now (over a million hits on YouTube in four days!), but if so, then you can probably stand to see it again. Just when I was starting to get bored with the Risky Business pastiche Guitar Hero World Tour ads, […]

Mirror’s Edge Launch Trailer

EA Games has just released Mirror’s Edge’s official launch trailer, just a week before it hits store shelves everywhere. According to early reviews of the game, this is going to be THE title to have for the PS3 / Xbox 360 this fall. Check it out below. Mirror’s edge will be released on November 11 […]

Real Consequences for Virtual Theft

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] On the heels of the story about a woman “killing” her virtual husband, here’s another reminder that what happens in virtual worlds doesn’t always stay in virtual worlds. The story is that one teenage Dutch boy forced another teenage Dutch boy to hand over his virtual property in the […]

Woman arrested for killing virtual reality husband

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] I don’t know what is making me more speechless – the fact that the woman is facing serious jail time for this offense or that the story made it onto CNN.   “Obama and McCain?  Who CARES?!  We’ve got virtual reality murder HERE!  Let’s go with this!” So, as CNN […]

Ask [GAS]: What Old Game Do You Still Play?

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] The last time I moved (into an apartment that is, arguably, way too small to hold all of my stuff), someone asked me why on earth I still bother to have my Super Ninendo hooked up, nestled between my PS2 and Game Cube (no, I do not have any […]