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  • Blizzard Unveils Custom StarCraft 2 Game Types, Encourages Map Design
    By on October 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    StarCraft 2 launched in July, and since most of the developers’ efforts since then have gone into tweaking balance issues, fixing bugs and further developing Battle.net integration, the second part of the trilogy is still quite a ways off. So, in lieu of announcements about Heart of the Swarm, the devs are using Blizzcon to showcase the map-editing tools and encourage the community to get more involved with custom maps and game types. Using the map (more…)

  • Two Girls, One Cup. Lesbian Couple Booted from Ravens Game
    By on October 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Two women were ejected from a September 26th game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore for what security guards are saying as a theft of a plastic cup. The women are a couple who state they were ejected for kissing in public and that the security guards ejected them for being lesbians.


  • Lightning Kills Entire Soccer Team During Game
    By on October 14, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    In league game of soccer (football, for anyone that actually cares about the sport) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a team of 11 was killed by lightning.


  • Roy Halladay Records A No-Hitter In His First Post-Season Game
    By on October 11, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    After an outstanding regular season that saw him win 21 games, record a 2.44 ERA, and throw 219 strikeouts, many baseball fans were left to wonder how Roy……


  • Pros/Cons: Schwarzenegger v. EMA – may cost the gaming industry its First Amendment rights by criminalizing violent game sales to minors
    By on October 10, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Schwarzenegger v. EMA case could cost the video game industry its First Amendment rights by criminalizing violent game sales to minors, but how valid is the argument that a violent video game will spur violent behavior in real life? Research and associate professor of developmental psychology Dr. Douglas Gentile offers up a third-party opinion on the validity of the arguments.


  • 5 Game Situations That Would Actually Suck
    By on October 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The following are several video game situations that seem like they’d be great to actually experience. We’re taking a harder look at them to expose the slimy mollusk beneath the awesome shiny seashell of supposedly “cool” video game concepts.


  • Monkey Island Creator Slams Corporate Control Over Game Publishing
    By on October 4, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Ron Gilbert, co-creator of classic games Maniac Mansion, Monkey Island 1 and 2, and many more, has spoken out against corporate censorship — the way of large companies getting a say on what does or does not get published on the distribution channels they control. Although his insightful rant applies to a number of corporations (Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo and Comcast are mentioned), most of the direct examples single (more…)

  • Top Ten Game Gear games
    By on September 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    While the Game Gear did not do as well as Nintendo’s Gameboy, it was able to scrape up a respectable market share in America and was fairly successful compared to other handhelds of the time, such as the Atari Lynx.


  • 15 God-Awful Video Game Commercials (Videos)
    By on September 18, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Here are the 15 most god-awful video game commercials we could find. Thank you early 1990s, for giving us Zelda rap.


  • Can Game Center be the Success that Apple Hopes to Make it?
    By on September 14, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Social networking has been finding its way into our everyday lives for quite sometime now. Most recently, it’s become a part of our gaming space.