It's that time of the year again, the day you can hole up in your house and relive your childhood passion for video games without fear of being called a geek. In honor of this great holiday, we've talked to a few people about their favorite games. Do you remember Frogger?
Def Jam Rapstar is the latest attempt to merge the worlds of hip-hop and video games. In the past, this has involved shoehorning playable rapper characters into cliched genres -- a Wu-Tang Clan beat-'em-up! 50 Cent's first-person shooter! -- or rappers licensing a few throwaway songs to the l ... More >>
Video games star in Thank You, But Our Princess Is In Another Castle
Won't someone please think of the gamers? Today the Times considers the plight in these hard times of professional competitive gamers who had been living off cash prizes from tournaments but, as "the professional sport of gaming has nearly collapsed," must take jobs for which their other talents sui ... More >>
Gaming now officially linked to obsessive, Tony Shalhoub-type behavior
The evolution is being televised
A deer DOES shit in the woods!
Videogames as gold-medal sport? Not this year, pal.
. . . unless you really dig chopping wood.
Battlefield: Bad Company can't hold a blow-torch to a remade classic.
A pop culturists longtime project connects the history of joysticks and pricks
This Castle is empty
The king of Hollywood takes on the small screen.
Cartoon racer update is nothing you havent seen, but it's still a welcome sight.
A digital and musical sensory overload
Returning for the Wii, stiff as ever
A look back at the year's best
Call of Duty 4 hits maybe a little too close to home
Microsoft's so-called biggest entertainment launch in history sure has distracted from the game's actual release.
By Bonnie Ruberg A little more than a month ago, I wrote a piece for Runnin’ Scared called “Resident Evil 5: White Man Shoots Black Zombies.” In that piece, I talked about how the extended Resident Evil 5 trailer—which shows us a white Chris Redfield facing mobs of dark-skinned zombies—hi ... More >>
The Wii's Big Brain Academy makes summer school cool
The terrorizing townsfolk of Resident Evil 4 shamble onto the Wii
All the beer in the world can't save Mario Party 8
A promising glimpse of the next big thing
Guitar Hero fans attempt to look sexy while playing video games. Results are inconclusive.
With apologies to Clement Clarke Moore
A round-up of what's hot this season
The Wii vs the PS3: Courting the next-gen consoles