Gaming & Sports

  • Nintendo Game Boy Alarm Clock

    Nintendo Game Boy Alarm Clock

    Nostalgia is a funny thing. When you think about your childhood, it’s possible that you have just as many fond memories about the superficial or tactile aspects of things than you do of the things themselves (personal example: Most of my early memories about trips to Disney World are wrapped up in the trams, monorails, […]

  • ‘Dragon Ball Legends’ Mobile Fighting Game (Video)

    ‘Dragon Ball Legends’ Mobile Fighting Game (Video)

    It seems like pretty much every day as I trawl the internet for cultural tidbits, there’s some development in the sprawling multimedia Dragon Ball franchise. I tend to ignore most of it, since I’m one of the only 30-year-olds alive who never watched Dragon Ball or Dragon Ball Z as a kid, but in the interest of inclusion I’m bringing you […]

  • Sega Mega Drive Classics: Over 50 Games in One (Video)

    Sega Mega Drive Classics: Over 50 Games in One (Video)

    The Sega Mega Drive, better known as the Sega Genesis in North America, had a pretty classic lineup of games over the course of its time at the top of the home video game console heap. Now, more than 50 of the console’s gems are coming in a single release, entitled Sega Mega Drive Classics.  Sega […]

  • Xbox Game Pass: More Than 100 Games Streaming from the Cloud

    Xbox Game Pass: More Than 100 Games Streaming from the Cloud

    Microsoft evidently forewent a big publicity push for this service, but since it’s essentially Netflix for video games such a push probably wasn’t necessary. It’s Xbox Game Pass, and it’s now providing Xbox One users with cloud access to over a hundred games at ten bucks a month. For now, the Xbox Game Pass is just […]

  • Mario Time: Google Maps Commemorates Mario Day with ‘Mario Kart’ Feature

    Mario Time: Google Maps Commemorates Mario Day with ‘Mario Kart’ Feature

    Tomorrow, March 10th, (or, my sources tell me, MAR10 in leetspeak) is Mario Day. There are myriad options available for individuals to celebrate this occasion, and Google Maps has added to that extensive list with a new limited time feature known as Mario Time. When you enter Mario Time, here’s what happens: Wahoo! Now you can navigate the […]

  • ‘Super Smash Bros.’ for Nintendo Switch Reveal Trailer (Video)

    ‘Super Smash Bros.’ for Nintendo Switch Reveal Trailer (Video)

    The Nintendo Switch has been out and gobbling up time and brain cells for a while now, but a Nintendo console hasn’t really arrived until the fabulous Smash Bros. are there to break it in. Luckily, Nintendo recently announced that a Super Smash Bros. for the Switch is on its way, set for a release at some […]

  • ‘Jurassic World Alive’ Augmented Reality Game (Video)

    ‘Jurassic World Alive’ Augmented Reality Game (Video)

    I don’t know if we’re past the point of needing to describe every major augmented reality game based on a major media franchise as potentially being “the next Pokémon GO,” but the comparison seems pretty apt for a game that appears to be essentially Pokémon GO but with dinosaurs. It’s called Jurassic World Alive. Here’s the developer on what the […]

  • PET De Lux Custom Retro Game Console

    PET De Lux Custom Retro Game Console

    Swedish designer Love Hultén is back with another piece inspired by the golden age of video games. Additionally, it’s an homage to the Personal Electronic Transactor or PET, the first line of personal computers released by Commodore back in the late 1970s. It’s called the PET De Lux. Unlike the original PET, the PET De Lux is primarily for […]

  • ‘Super Mario Encyclopedia’ Gets Full English Translation

    ‘Super Mario Encyclopedia’ Gets Full English Translation

    In 2015, an essential document made its way to Japanese readers. Late last year, it was translated into German and Spanish. And now, the Super Mario Encyclopedia from Nintendo and Tokyopop is finally getting translated into English. The Super Mario Encyclopedia covers every conceivable aspect of the Mario canon that occurred between the years 1985 and 2015. For example: […]

  • ‘Far Cry 5: Inside Eden’s Gate’ Promotional Short Film (Trailer)

    ‘Far Cry 5: Inside Eden’s Gate’ Promotional Short Film (Trailer)

    The people at Ubisoft are going down an unusual road to promote the upcoming fifth installment in the Far Cry video game franchise. They recently released a trailer announcing a short film, called called Far Cry 5: Inside Eden’s Gate, and it’s coming to Amazon Prime Video in just a few days. Here’s the straight dope on the short […]