Gaming

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.


Do Not Let Super Mario Out Of Your Sight, He'll Destroy Your House

Ever wonder what Super Mario does when he’s not running across your screen kicking Koopa Troopas? Filmmaker John Huffnagle shows us what everyone’s favourite plumber might do if left alone in your house. Long story short: Don’t let Mario out of your sight.


Magic Pinball Gets Perfectly Stuck Between A Bumper And Kicker Forever

You can play a pinball machine forever and not have a pinball hit at a more perfect angle than this. Look at it bounce back and forth and back and forth and back and forth forever between a bumper and kicker.


Oculus Rift Perfectly Recreates ... The Supermarket?

I’m not really sure what’s going on here. This video seems to be demonstrating the mind-blowing virtual reality capabilities of Oculus Rift by taking people on a stroll through a virtual land. But it’s not an alien landscape, a grizzly battlefield, or even a national monument. It’s the damned supermarket. Huh?


I Can't Believe This Is Not A Real Forest But A Game Engine

If you’re a hardcore gamer, you probably know Snowdrop, the new game engine used in the new Tom Clancy’s The Division. I’m not, so I learned about Snowdrop through this new video just released for the Game Developers Conference 2014. It’s unbelievable.


Would We Ever See A World In Which Titanfall Mechs Rule The Earth?

Everyone is loving Titanfall now. I see the videos and I wonder if we would we ever see a world like that — a reality full of mechs, flying infantry, ekranoplanes, and missile batteries orbiting in the Asteroid Belt like the awesome designs of Al Crutchley.


Stunning Titanfall Intro Sequence Makes Me Wish There Was A Full Movie

Not only is Titanfall, the video game that everyone can’t stop talking about, an incredibly fun game that surpasses the hype, it also has this fantastic cinematic intro sequence that makes me almost wish I could watch the movie version of Titanfall instead of playing the video game.


The Science Of Why You Loved Flappy Bird So Much

Long live Flappy Bird, the game we loved to hate. But why oh why was that simple little game so awfully compelling?


10 Big Gaming Laptops That Get Stuff Done

So your parents, boss or school have said they’ll help you pay for a new laptop to kick off the year. Lucky you! If you’re a PC gamer, these powerful desktop replacements — many with vibrant 17-inch HD screens — will not only keep you on task, but also let you get your Steam on. Take a look…