Gaming & Sports

  • ‘LEGO DC Super-Villains’ Announcement Trailer (Video)

    ‘LEGO DC Super-Villains’ Announcement Trailer (Video)

    Superheroes get all the attention, but let’s face it: The reason everyone loves them isn’t because of their superpowers or their costumes or their secret identities, but because of their dependable stable of super-villains. It’s these unsung he– I mean villains that are now the stars of their own LEGO video game: LEGO DC Super-Villains. Judging […]

  • Atari VCS: Pre-Orders Being Accepted Now (Video)

    Atari VCS: Pre-Orders Being Accepted Now (Video)

    I admit I haven’t been keeping a close eye on the development of Atari’s new home gaming console. The last time I wrote it up here it was apparently going by the name “Ataribox,” but at some point along the line it got a new name: The Atari VCS, which is now available for pre-order. It […]

  • ‘Benny’s Spaceship Adventure’ is a LEGO Pinball Machine (Video)

    ‘Benny’s Spaceship Adventure’ is a LEGO Pinball Machine (Video)

    LEGO wizard Bre Burns has done something I might not have even thought possible: Created a fully functional pinball machine entirely out of LEGO building bricks. It’s called Benny’s Spaceship Adventure, and the only parts of it that aren’t LEGO are the ball itself and the coins you feed into the slot (yes, it accepts coins). Bre […]

  • Level III Pac-Man Watch by Romain Jerome (Video)

    Level III Pac-Man Watch by Romain Jerome (Video)

    Maybe this is just me, but if I’m spending thirteen grand on a Pac-Man watch, I want to be able to play Pac-Man on it, or some watch-shaped variant of same. But Romain Jerome’s third collaborative Pac-Man watch, entitled Level III, just tells the time surrounded by Packy and his perennial ghostly enemies. Even though it’s not interactive, […]

  • ‘The Game of Life: Pets Edition’ Makes Pets Addition

    ‘The Game of Life: Pets Edition’ Makes Pets Addition

    I played a lot of The Game of Life as a kid, but today I mostly think of it as what I call “theoretical fun” along with Scrabble and Mad Libs. Still, the folks at Hasbro have updated the game for notoriously animal-loving millennials, and the result is called The Game of Life: Pets Edition. The Game of Life: Pets […]

  • ‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’ Trailer (Video)

    ‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’ Trailer (Video)

    Lara Croft will probably be raiding tombs and hopping chasms long after we have all shuffled off to our own tombs and/or chasms, and now she is returning once again for a new adventure. It’s called Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and a recently released trailer for the game seems to reflect an appropriate amount of […]

  • Alienware Hotel Room at Panama Hilton (Video)

    Alienware Hotel Room at Panama Hilton (Video)

    Like all modern media mavens, I’ve got a big stack (physically and digitally speaking) of movies, books, TV shows, albums, and whatnot I’d love to get to if I only had the time. Lately I’ve been fascinated by the idea of a “reading vacation,” where you go hole away in a hotel somewhere and crack […]