video games

This Mad Genius Built His Own Game Streaming Server For Almost Nothing

In less than a month OnLive, the world’s first cloud-based PC game streaming service, will be gone forever . Most of us took this news with a shrug. Madman Larry Gadea took it as a challenge — he built his own PC gaming cloud service. You can too.


Titanic Summarised In Retro 8-Bit Video Game Style Is Pretty Fun

Video: I’ll never watch Titanic again, because I don’t have a time machine that could send me back to the ’90s as a teenage girl. But! I would love to play this silly 8-bit video game of Titanic. It sums up all the happenings in the movie pretty well and is perfectly silly: you play cards, you draw Rose naked, you escape a sinking ship and then you die.


Guitar Hero Is Back This Year, And You'll Only Need Three Fingers

“This is stupid,” I try to tell myself. “Weren’t music games just a fad?” For one long minute, I struggle to hit a single note on my plastic axe, as game developers and PR people fire eye-daggers into the back of my head. But then, all of a sudden, it clicks. I’m strumming up a storm. I’m playing the new Guitar Hero — and it’s surprisingly awesome.


It's Impossible To Tell The Difference Between Real Life And Video Games

I know which one is reality and which one is video game graphics, and yet my brain keeps flip flopping and pretending like the video game is real life and real life is actually the game. The graphics are so impressive that in some angles I honestly can’t tell which is which.


I Want To Play This 8-Bit Video Game Version Of The Fast And The Furious

The Fast & Furious movies today are fun, blood pumping action movies with a few car scenes spliced in. But the original movie that kicked it all off, The Fast and The Furious, was pretty much all about cars. This 8-bit racing game version sums the movie up pretty well. I would have loved to play this game as a kid.


Hyperkin Wants To Turn Your Phone Into A GameBoy

It’s a dangerously day to be teasing awesome retro novelty products, but Hyperkin is at it anyway. The company just announced that the SmartBoy design concept it posted on Reddit — a special iPhone case that lets you play real, physical GameBoy cartridges on your smartphone — is for real. I’m so happy this isn’t an April Fools’ joke.


Corporate Pikachu Proves Even Pokemon Have To Get Real Jobs One Day

When they’re young and still waiting for their first evolution, all a Pokemon dreams about is fighting in tournaments with a skilled trainer guiding the way. What they don’t think about is that all those battles will take their toll, and eventually they’re going to have to consider other work in order to pay the bills. At least Pikachu is embracing the corporate world.


Watching All The Gory Fatalities In Mortal Kombat X Destroyed My Eyes

Don’t watch this video if you get queasy by pixel created blood and hyperrealistic video game gore. Because good lord the Fatalities in Mortal Kombat X are downright disgusting to see. If you remember the game, players are supposed to “finish” a character with a brutal Fatality move after a fight and these news ones are so graphic that they have caused irreparable damage to my soul.


More Video Game Zombie Gore From An 8-Bit Version Of The Walking Dead 

Video: CineFix is back with more 8-bit zombie deaths of The Walking Dead, this time focusing on season 3 and 4 (aka when the show left the farm and actually turned semi-decent for a little bit), and they sum up the story quite nicely. Zombies die, people die, a prison is taken over and Rick’s gang fights a tank and a crazy person and somehow wins.


Light Your Maze Of A Bedroom With A Glowing Pac-Man Ghost

The maze that Pac-Man has to navigate in his quest to gobble up all those pellets is nothing compared to the laundry-covered floor that most of us have to tip-toe through on our way to the bathroom in the middle of the night. And while the ghosts in Pac-Man serve as a hindrance, this colour-changing pixelated lamp will actually help you get around in the dark.