Gaming & Sports

  • Guy Tears Tendon From Playing ‘Candy Crush’ All Day

    Guy Tears Tendon From Playing ‘Candy Crush’ All Day

    How addictive is Candy Crush? Science has now made one step towards finding an answer, thanks to the brave efforts of a man who played it so much that he tore a tendon in his left hand. And furthermore, he didn’t even feel the pain until the tendon was actually torn, thanks to the “highly pleasurable” […]

  • ‘Guitar Hero Live': Reveal Trailer (Video)

    ‘Guitar Hero Live': Reveal Trailer (Video)

    It looks like the five years since the last Guitar Hero game have not been spent just sitting around, as Activision recently announced the next installment of the franchise, and it appears to be a quantum leap ahead of all previous versions of the game. It’s Guitar Hero Live, a game that Activision says will be the most […]

  • ‘LEGO: Dimensions’ Gets Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘LEGO: Dimensions’ Gets Official Trailer (Video)

    The video game franchise that carries the LEGO name has spanned a variety of fictional universes, including Batman’s Gotham City, Frodo’s Middle Earth, and many more – and today an announcement was made that many of them are going to combine into one video game. It’s LEGO: Dimensions, and fans can get their first look at […]

  • ‘Project CARS’ Racing Video Game Looks Just Like Real Life (Video)

    ‘Project CARS’ Racing Video Game Looks Just Like Real Life (Video)

    Racing video games have always been a bellwether for realism in video games, as players want experience that come closer and closer to the real thing on the track. Project CARS is an upcoming video game that puts a new premium and realism, which is proven by a recent video that places footage from the game side-by-side […]

  • Hyperkin Smart Boy Turns Your iPhone Into a Game Boy

    Hyperkin Smart Boy Turns Your iPhone Into a Game Boy

    Here’s a new idea: Real products that started out as April Fool’s Day pranks but became real through sheer force of consumer enthusiasm. That’s the inspirational story behind the Hyperkin Smart Boy, a gadget that turns an iPhone into a tactile Nintendo Game Boy emulator – it was originally a joke, but the Hyperkin people […]

  • ‘Pac-Man’ for Google Maps is Now Playable (GIF)

    ‘Pac-Man’ for Google Maps is Now Playable (GIF)

    Another fine innovation from the people at Google comes in the form of yet another Pac-Man revival. It’s Pac-Man for Google Maps, and it’s a good way to lose an hour or two while you’re supposed to be working. Here’s how it works: Fire up Google Maps and find a section with a lot of intercrossing roads (we’re […]

  • Magic Leap Releases Augmented Reality Video Game Trailer (Video)

    Magic Leap Releases Augmented Reality Video Game Trailer (Video)

    Before recently, the words “Magic Leap” were shrouded in mystery. It was known that the company was backed by Google, and that they were in the augmented reality business, but as for what kind of stuff they were actually cooking up, nobody seemed to know. But now, a trailer for one of the games they’ve […]

  • PlayStation Vue: Sony’s TV Streaming Service Launched

    PlayStation Vue: Sony’s TV Streaming Service Launched

    Online streaming is the way of the future, so it follows that Sony would want to get in on the action at some point. And so they have with PlayStation Vue, a new streaming service for the PlayStation 3 and 4 that’s gotten a limited rollout in select US cities, with many more to follow. […]

  • Foil Board: Surfer Laird Hamilton Demonstrates Standalone Model (Video)

    Foil Board: Surfer Laird Hamilton Demonstrates Standalone Model (Video)

    Surfing has been around for a very long time now, so you might have assumed that true innovations in the field of surfboard construction were all over and done with. But you wouldn’t have thought that if you’d been aware of the foil board, a surfboard with an underwater hydrofoil that lets the surfer hover […]

  • ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ Official Trailer (Video)

    Last summer we showed you a trailer for the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight, which at that point was supposed to be available the following October. But a delay pushed the game’s release date into June, 2015, and now another official trailer for the game has hit the internet. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer starts things off with […]