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The 9 Scariest Horror Games of 2014 So Far

Oct
18

Shinji Mikami, the guy who brought us the original Resident Evil, is returning to horror games later this month with The Evil Within. If you can't wait that long to get your horror fix on though, we've got 9 games to keep you up at night while you wait.

Lies, Insecurity, Horror and The Uncle Who Works For Nintendo

Oct
17

We all had that kid we were friends with who was a little, or maybe a lot, better off than us. They seemed to have the nicest stuff. They never seemed to worry about things we worried about, and they always seemed to have an uncle who had an exciting job that afforded them access to magical and exotic goods. This being a game we're talking about, of course it would be The Uncle Who Works For Nintendo.

This Massive City Might Be the Most Ambitious Minecraft Creation Ever

Oct
17

4.5 million blocks and two years contributed to this Minecraft project, which is a top candidate for the most ambitious (and/or insane) fan projects in the game's history. It's called Titan City, and holy crap is that name appropriate.

10 Ways to Get Your Game on at MCM London 2014

Oct
16

MCM London Comic Con approaches! The comic con so good that they have it twice a year. There are plenty of happenings to engage your gamer mind, from game expos to a League of Legends tournament. If you plan on attending please accept these humble suggestions for events not to miss.

The Super Circuitcast! 10/15/14! 100 Episodes, 100 Games [Podcast]

Oct
15

Woah! It's episode number 100 for the Super Circuitcast, and in celebration, the whole crew (Matt, Sean, Ryan, Rami, Jen, and Moo) get together to give super quick reviews of 100 games that have come out over the last 100 episodes of the show. Join us for an hour-long escapade into insanity!

Holy Crap, You Can Actually Fly Around in the Next Pokemon Game

Oct
14

I don't understand how The Pokemon Company can get me so excited, year after year, for new games that are more or less pretty much exactly what I was playing two decades ago.

You Can Buy a Life-Size Pikachu Plush That Weighs as Much as a Baby

Oct
13

Have you ever wanted to bludgeon someone to death with a Pikachu? If so, have I found the product for you...

Watch this Speedrunner Beat Goldeneye, Mario 64, and Ocarina of Time at the Same Time

Oct
13

Speedrunning a game? How quaint. Now watch this guy beat not one, but three classic Nintendo 64 games in under an hour. No, I don't mean his time for each game was 60 minutes apiece (although that would still be pretty impressive); this crazy guy beat all of them at the same time.

6 Tips For Creating A Villain You Can't Stop Thinking About

Oct
11

It's a staple of narrative thought that a hero is only as good as his villain. In fact there are many people out there who would say that villains are more often the most interesting characters in a story. It's also true that it's very easy to create a villain who is an obstacle more than a character. No matter how much trouble he causes the hero, and no matter how many henchmen he kills in a fit of pique, he'll be nothing but a collection of moments, not a real character. He won't stand on his own. Just like you should be able to tell a good story about your hero without a villain directly opposing him, your villain should be able to stand on his own without a hero opposing him.

Watching the Start Screens for Almost Every Single Game Boy Title is a Nostalgia Meltdown

Oct
08

Have a couple of hours to spare and an itchin' for some nostalgia? Well get comfy and check out a supercut of just about every single start screen from games on the Nintendo Game Boy, organized in alphabetical order. That's 4 in 1 Funpack all the way through Zoop, and everything in between.

The McDonald's And World Of Warcraft Chimera Stands Tall In China

Oct
07

McDonald's, that ever-present fast food juggernaut, has partnered with one of the most popular video games of all time, World of Warcraft, and Blizzard to transform three burger joints in China into decked out shrines to digital bloodshed. With expansion pack Warlords of Draenor set to release in November Blizzard is doing it's best to drum up hype in the second most populous nation on the planet. Maybe that's why America doesn't get this kind of full make over treatment. There just aren't enough of us.

The Super Circuitcast! 10/08/14! Drinking and Video Games! [Podcast]

Oct
07

Do you like drinking and play video games? Do you like drinking in video games? Do you like playing drinking games? Well good news, because this week, Matt, Ryan, Moo, Rami, and Sean discuss the connections between alcohol and gaming! Grab a nice cold one, and listen in. 

Call of Duty: Here's What Items the Mountain Dew and Doritos Codes Will Give You

Oct
07

Mountain Dew and Doritos have partnered with Activision for the release of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, because of course they have. They'll be bundling code cards for exclusive in-game items with select varieties of soda and chips, which will let you show off just how dedicated you are to crisp, refreshing hyper-caffeinated sugar water, and vaguely cheese flavored potato flakes.

This Guy Plays Dark Souls 2 with a Guitar Better than I Can with a Controller

Oct
06

I... I don't even.  This somehow tops the guy who played Counter-Strike with a racing wheel, and that's saying something.

Destiny's Iron Banner Crucible Event Explained: How to Earn the New Gear

Oct
06

As the Queen's Wrath event draws to a close tonight, it's time to turn our attention to the next Destiny event: The Iron Banner. The Iron Banner is a one-week Crucible event that's taking the kid gloves off for PvP, removing all of the level balancing and allowing Guardians to compete with all of their abilities and upgraded stats.

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