Super Mario Song Played On Wine Glasses Sounds Just Like The Real Deal

If you listened with your eyes closed, you’d think this was just a video of someone playing Super Mario Bros on a vintage Nintendo. But there’s not a controller in sight. Just 48 wine glasses and a frying pan. Dan Newbie of YouTube, you’re a maestro of the kitchen.


The Game Boy Turns 25

You’ve almost certainly played a game on your phone today. Some beautiful, high-res game with a rainbow of colours and fluid animation. You’ve got a lot of power in your pocket these days, but portable gaming owes a lot to the chunky old Game Boy, which is 25 years old today.


The Fifth Element Game That Sadly Never Was

You probably don’t remember The Fifth Element game for PlayStation because it was so crappy. And you don’t remember this 8-bit The Fifth Element game because, sadly, it never existed. It’s just a video made by those jerks at CineFix, who keep taunting us with awesome but fake retro game remakes of classic movies.


Amazing Arcade Flight Simulator Spins Players Completely Upside-Down

The arcades that dominated the 1980s and 1990s slowly died off as home video game consoles became more and more capable, but there are apparently still some good reasons to keep a pocket full of coins handy. Namely, this arcade simulator for a game called War Thunder that puts Afterburner to shame.


A Simple Silicone Sleeve Turns Your iPhone Into A Game Boy

The touchscreen generation might not know any better, but those of us who grew up with Game Boys know that physical control pads and buttons will always trump on-screen alternatives. Entire this slide-on silicone sleeve, called the G-PAD, that turns your smartphone into an even better handheld gaming machine.


App Review: Monument Valley Is The Perfect Hour

In a mobile gamescape cluttered with free-to-play fluff meant to while away weeks, months and even years rises Monument Valley, a premium perceptual puzzle game that offers just an hour of content — the most sublime hour my iPad has ever given me.


Sony Is Making A Day Z Clone

Day Z took the world by storm, and now Sony Online Entertainment wants to get in on the action with its new game H1Z1.


Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Takes Mankind Onto New Worlds

Why didn’t anyone think of this earlier? Winning in Sid Meier’s: Civilization often meant racing to complete the space tree, but what would happen to your civ once you made it into the stars? Wonder no longer. The newest game in Sid Meier’s world-building sim is Civilization: Beyond Earth, and it looks epic.


Awesome Video Game Will Let You Fully Live Your Space Pilot Dreams

Video: Here’s 12 minutes of gameplay footage of Star Citizen, a space flight simulator video game that will let you live in a parallel universe. Not only pilot a spaceship, but have a living avatar there. And with Oculus Rift support, it will be a total alternate universe experience. It looks absolutely fantastic.


'Escape From XP': Microsoft Parodies Death Of XP With Browser Game

This week, Microsoft officially marked Windows XP as “end-of-life”, which means it will no longer provide updates or support for the aging operating system. The company decided to celebrate XP’s end with a neat browser game called “Escape From XP” that, despite what you may think, doesn’t involve typing “format c:” into a command prompt.