Gaming & Sports

  • ‘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 […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones Monopoly’ Is Coming

    ‘Game of Thrones Monopoly’ Is Coming

    The two most vicious interpersonal systems known to man are capitalism and whatever it is you call what they’ve got going on in Westeros. So a combination of Game of Thrones and Monopoly is a match made in Heaven and/or Hell, which is why the recently announced Game of Thrones Monopoly is such an exciting prospect. Game of Thrones Monopoly will follow […]

  • Will Gadd: First Person to Climb Frozen Niagara Falls (Video)

    Will Gadd: First Person to Climb Frozen Niagara Falls (Video)

    It sounds like something out of a not-particularly-plausible cartoon – waiting for a waterfall to freeze, then climbing up it like a particularly unstable frozen mountain. But with the sponsorship of the benevolent brand overlords at Red Bull, ice climber Will Gadd became the first person to climb not just any waterfall, but THE waterfall, […]

  • Mark Broderick Does 9 Front Flips During BASE Jump (Video)

    Mark Broderick Does 9 Front Flips During BASE Jump (Video)

    BASE jumping, even in its most typical, unadorned form, is more than sufficiently dangerous for most people. The danger of it, in fact, is probably the whole point of why people do it. But Mark Broderick is decidedly not most people, as a recent video of his BASE jumping exploits demonstrates. The video shows Mark […]