Gaming & Sports

  • ‘MondriPong': Play ‘Pong” With a Fine Art Twist

    ‘MondriPong': Play ‘Pong” With a Fine Art Twist

    It has been said that life imitates art, but now it can also be said that video games imitate animated GIFs, as evidenced by the genesis of MondriPong, which started as a joke but is now a real Pong riff you can actually play, if you feel like killing a few minutes with some art. […]

  • Richie Jackson: Skater Does Amazing Tricks for ‘Thrasher’ Magazine (Video)

    Richie Jackson: Skater Does Amazing Tricks for ‘Thrasher’ Magazine (Video)

    There’s the technically amazing skateboarding that’s astounding to people who know the sport but more or less uninteresting to people who don’t care about skateboarding, and then there’s the crazy, seemingly impossible trickery pulled off by skater Richie Jackson in a video for Thrasher magazine and Jackson’s skate brand Death Skateboards. Richie Jackson’s skateboard tricks […]

  • Stangler Works Ping Pong Paddle

    Stangler Works Ping Pong Paddle

    A little over a month ago readers of this site were made aware of the Coconut Ping Pong Paddle, an unorthodox variant on the classic table tennis racket design. But if you’re interested in top-of-the-line ping pong hardware that’s a little more conventional in its design, the Stangler Works Ping Pong Paddle may be your […]

  • DreamRide: Follow Cyclist Mike Hopkins Across The Country (Video)

    DreamRide: Follow Cyclist Mike Hopkins Across The Country (Video)

    Even if you’re a hardcore bicycle enthusiast, the realities of our physical world mean that you have to put your bike in a car or something to see all the different terrain the United States of America has to offer. Not so in dreams, though, or in the short film DreamRide, staring cyclist Mike Hopkins. […]

  • ‘Star Fox Zero’ “Let’s Rock and Roll Trailer” (Video)

    ‘Star Fox Zero’ “Let’s Rock and Roll Trailer” (Video)

    Nobody ever went broke overestimating the appeal of nostalgia in consumers, and the new gameplay trailer for the upcoming Star Fox Zero is doubling down on the nostalgia video game players feel regarding the seminal Star Fox 64. Star Fox Zero is the first home console installment from the Star Fox franchise in a decade, and […]

  • Drone vs McLaren: Video Shows Race in Dubai (Video)

    Drone vs McLaren: Video Shows Race in Dubai (Video)

    Drone racing hasn’t been a thing for very long, but it’s already crossing over into the field of interdisciplinary competition in advance of the upcoming World Drone Prix in Dubai. A promotional video for the event shows a Drone vs McLaren race that should put to rest any questions about drones’ ability to compete. Just […]

  • ‘Where’s Waldo? 360′: VR ‘Where’s Waldo?’ Variant (Video)

    ‘Where’s Waldo? 360′: VR ‘Where’s Waldo?’ Variant (Video)

    I guess Where’s Waldo? is just kind of floating in the air these days.  Last fall there was Where’s Wookiee?, and earlier this month we had Where’s Warhol? Now, we have the inevitable virtual reality version of the famous franchise, entitled Where’s Waldo? 360. Where’s Waldo? 360 is a pretty cool use of the sometimes-pointless […]

  • Macy Ssens: Russian 16-Year-Old Wins Month With Porn Star

    Macy Ssens: Russian 16-Year-Old Wins Month With Porn Star

    In case you needed a reminder that they just do things a little differently over in Russia, check out the story of Ruslan Schedrin (pictured above), the 16-year-old Russian kid who was rewarded for being the 100,000th visitor to a online video game store with a month of living with Russian porn star Macy Ssens. […]

  • Mark Healey: Surfer Takes on Infamous 60-Foot “Jaws Break” (Video)

    Mark Healey: Surfer Takes on Infamous 60-Foot “Jaws Break” (Video)

    Pro surfer Mark Healey is on a mission to crush the “lazy surfer” stereotype — despite the fact that the stereotype is actually pretty cool in the minds of most people. And he’s doing it with the help of his corporate sponsors at SAXX Underwear, which recently put up a video of the surfer tackling the notorious 60-foot […]

  • ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’ Gets Official Story Trailer (Video)

    ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’ Gets Official Story Trailer (Video)

    The latest installment of the Uncharted video game saga is set after illustrious treasure hunter Nathan Drake’s retirement from the world of “digging around where we shouldn’t,” and in typical adventure hero fashion he gets pulled back in for one last job. That’s the basic outline of the official story trailer for Uncharted 4: A […]