Gaming & Sports

  • #PerfectNever: Ronda Rousey Stars in New Reebok Ad (Video)

    #PerfectNever: Ronda Rousey Stars in New Reebok Ad (Video)

    Ronda Rousey was on the receiving end of one of the most notable upsets in UFC history late last year, and she’s been spending a little bit of time out of the spotlight to recuperate. Now, she’s back, in a new Reebok commercial featuring the slogan #PerfectNever. The idea behind this hashtag is summed up by […]

  • Table Pong Project: Play Pong in Real Life (Video)

    Table Pong Project: Play Pong in Real Life (Video)

    Pong is one of the most iconic video games of all time, thanks to its position as one of the first. It was originally designed to replicate ping pong, but in a post-modern twist now a group of developers are creating a way to play Pong in the real, physical world. It’s called the Table […]

  • ‘Pokémon Go’ is a Massive Smash Hit for Nintendo

    ‘Pokémon Go’ is a Massive Smash Hit for Nintendo

    Unless you’ve been hiding under a Snorlax all weekend, it’s a cinch you’ve already heard about Pokémon Go – if you’re not completely addicted to it already. But reports are now coming in that the augmented reality game is surpassing any and all expectations Nintendo had for it, which may be why players have experienced […]

  • Gamevice: Play Smartphone Games With an Actual Controller

    Gamevice: Play Smartphone Games With an Actual Controller

    Smartphone games are great and all, but they’re missing a crucial tactile element that the video games of our youths and today have in their favor. But with Gamevice, you can equip your smartphone with all the buttons, d-pads, joysticks, and so on that you could ever want, and use them to play the games […]

  • ‘A Brief History of Video Game Controllers’ (Video)

    ‘A Brief History of Video Game Controllers’ (Video)

    If you were to take a video gamer from 1983, pluck him from his comfortable sofa and drop him onto a comparable sofa in 2016, he may have a hard time wrapping his mind around what video game controllers are like today. It’s that evolution that is the subject of A Brief History of Video Game […]

  • World’s Largest Nerf Gun by Mark Rober (Video)

    World’s Largest Nerf Gun by Mark Rober (Video)

    I’m not a Nerf scholar, but I would imagine that the “world’s largest Nerf gun,” if you stick to officially licensed Nerf products, would probably fit comfortably in the passenger seat of a car. But the actual biggest Nerf gun in the world, as created by Mark Rober, is almost impossibly big (and might not […]

  • ‘Escape to LA': Skate Video From Theories of Atlantis (Video)

    ‘Escape to LA': Skate Video From Theories of Atlantis (Video)

    Skate brand Theories of Atlantis have recently premiered a new skate video with a retro West Coast aesthetic that’s perfect for summer, with the help of professional skaters Leo Valls, Brendan Carroll, Danny Montoya, and more. It’s called Escape to LA, not to be confused with the middling John Carpenter sequel of the similar name. […]

  • Xbox Design Lab Lets Users Create Custom Controllers

    Xbox Design Lab Lets Users Create Custom Controllers

    Back in the old days, video game controller customization consisted of a few stickers and maybe some choice grease stains. But it’s 2016 now, and Microsoft has finally given gamers a chance to create a controller as precious and unique as they are, through the Xbox Design Lab. The Xbox Design Lab offers (deep breath), […]