Video Games

How the Internet is Reacting to Playstation 4
So this video does a pretty good job of summing up the PS4 press conference yesterday, if you didn't have several hours to spend watching streaming video about a new gaming console. Some people are excited. Others are underwhelmed. Still others are making memes, because this is the internet, an…
The Best Video Game Fan Films
Fan films aren't just a hobby anymore -- the director of the incredible 'Portal' fan film landed the directing gig for 'Y: The Last Man' based on the strength of his tribute video. We've partnered with Arcade Sushi to bring you what we think are the best video game fan …
The 10 Weirdest Pokemon Ever
To the uninitiated, Pokemon may seem awfully cute and cuddly. But true fans know there are weird, silly and sometimes downright horrifying creatures lurking in the Pokedex. Given that there's currently more than 600 characters in the pocket monster franchise, there are bound to be a few misfits…
The 10 Best Video Game Memes Ever
Ever since Atari introduced 'Pong' more than 40 years ago, video games have become an immensely popular form of home entertainment. But their legacy isn't simply ruined eyesight, carpal tunnel syndrome and short attention spans. They've also profoundly changed the way we think an…
Redditor Sells Wii U for Zero Profit, Saves Kid’s Christmas
Oh good! It may as well be December, which means we can cue the Christmas warm and fuzzies. Even though some people think of Reddit as a bastion of misogyny and smut, this story made the front page, and it's totally heartwarming and wholesome. It's about one Redditor with a heart of gold w…
Man on Trial For Murder of Toddler
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A trial is under way in Ada County in the case of a 22-year-old man charged with causing the death of his girlfriend's 18-month-old daughter last year by hitting her because she wouldn't go to sleep so he could play video games...
Video Games Might Be Warping Our Minds — Health Check
Is your kid hooked on video games? New research says simple brain-wiring may be to blame.
Brain scans conducted on 154 teenagers who played video games at least nine hours per week found the structure and activity in the part of the brain associated with reward processing was larger than in those who…