Gaming & Sports

  • Nintendo Switch: New Upcoming Console Revealed

    Nintendo Switch: New Upcoming Console Revealed

    Today marked the highly anticipated unveiling of Nintendo‘s followup to the Wii U console, now known as Nintendo Switch. And whether you’re a hardcore or casual participant in video game culture, that unveiling has plenty of reasons to get you excited for March, 2017, when the Switch is scheduled to hit stores. The first of […]

  • Pongfinity: Ping Pong Troupe Releases Trick Shot Video

    Pongfinity: Ping Pong Troupe Releases Trick Shot Video

    Ping pong trick shot artists don’t get the big headlines that basketball, bowling, or pool trick shot artists get, but a new group of ping pong wizards are trying to change that. They go by the name Pongfinity, and they recently released a “best-of” video that will make you fall in love with ping pong […]

  • “Tony’s Tech”: Tony Hawk Shows Off Electronics Collection (Video)

    “Tony’s Tech”: Tony Hawk Shows Off Electronics Collection (Video)

    Tony Hawk is mostly known as a skateboarder, but did you know he was also a hardcore collector of gadgets as well? It’s that side of Hawk’s life that is the focus of “Tony’s Tech,” a new video feature for his own RIDE Channel that highlights the pieces of technology he’s accumulated over the years. […]

  • ‘Red Dead’ Franchise: New Installment Teased by Rockstar Games

    ‘Red Dead’ Franchise: New Installment Teased by Rockstar Games

    It’s been six years since the release of Red Dead Redemption, and ever since fans have been clamoring for a third installment in the video game franchise. According to a recent tweet by the official Rockstar Games Twitter account, a new Red Dead game appears to be in the works: pic.twitter.com/BklXMlZ0UQ — Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) […]

  • Mega Swing: A Swing Suspended Between Two Hot Air Balloons 6,000 Feet Up (Video)

    Mega Swing: A Swing Suspended Between Two Hot Air Balloons 6,000 Feet Up (Video)

    I’m writing this right in the thick of Friday afternoon, also known as “Pre-Leisure Breaking Point,” which is the best possible time of the week to contemplate extremely unorthodox leisure activities. And the folks at Red Bull have come through with possibly the least orthodox of them all, a dangerous-looking contraption known as the Mega […]

  • ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ Gets 12-Minute Preview (Video)

    ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ Gets 12-Minute Preview (Video)

    Gotham City’s Arkham Asylum is one of those places that you want to avoid visiting if you can. Virtual reality is thus a natural fit for the property, which tends to be crowded with psychotic, criminally insane murderers, most of whom were apprehended by Batman. And fittingly, you can now see the first 12 minutes of […]

  • Zelda x Ghibli: Video Imagines Animated ‘Zelda’ Film (Video)

    Zelda x Ghibli: Video Imagines Animated ‘Zelda’ Film (Video)

    Fans of The Legend of Zelda and its resultant multimedia franchise would, generally speaking, be so hyped for a big-screen animated adaptation of their favorite video game that it wouldn’t matter who produced it. But a new fan film is imagining a Zelda x Ghibli film from renowned animation house Studio Ghibli, and it’s enough […]

  • ‘Paper Mario: Color Splash’ Gets Extensive Trailer (Video)

    ‘Paper Mario: Color Splash’ Gets Extensive Trailer (Video)

    The latest installment in Nintendo‘s Paper Mario saga is about Prism Island, a colorful paradise that has been drained of all its color (feel free to read that as a sociopolitical allegory if you want to). It’s called Paper Mario: Color Splash, and it now has a trailer that’s a generous three minutes and 40 […]