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The 8 Most Amazing Video Game Conspiracies

Oct
22

Everybody loves a good story, and a good story that totally happened to a cousin of your best friend is even better. The internet makes everyone our best friend's cousin, and video games, much like movies before them, give us a set of shared experiences and expectations to draw from and relate to. Haunted video game cartridges, long forgotten games with mysterious plots, children going mad, these are all things that somehow seem like they could have happened. Sometimes the lure is just allowing the line between fantasy and reality to blur for a little while. Sometimes it's nice to believe that somewhere out there is an incredibly rare treasure to be sought. Other times we just latch onto an idea that plays into our pre-conceived ideas about the way the world works. Whatever brings you into the world of conspiracy, these 8 theories are sure to get your brain juices moving.

Eight Years Later: Dreamfall Chapters First Impressions [Game Review]

Oct
22

It's been eight long, long years since Dreamfall was released; and considering how that game ended, it's been a hell of a wait. As a fan whose expectations started high, and only escalated with time, it's been a surreal experience stepping foot in this world again.

The Super Circuitcast! 10/22/14! Abandoned Games! [Podcast]

Oct
21

This week, Matt, Moo, Ryan, Sean, and Jen discuss abandoned games - that is to say, games that we started and never finished. Why does this happen? Which games did we give up on? Will Moo make inappropriate jokes? Probably, but tune in to find out for sure!

In This Game, You Play as Bread (No, Seriously)

Oct
20

Normally, I'd write a game like this off as yet another attempt to cash-in on the wave of "joke" simulator games, but this one is by the guys who did Surgeon Simulator, so pre-order, obviously.

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!

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.

World of Warcraft: What Are the Old Gods? [Fan Theory]

Oct
02

There are many questions surrounding World of Warcraft’s Old Gods, and perhaps the most fundamental is simply, “What are they?” We know that they are ancient and evil beyond mortal comprehension, but what is their true nature? The answer may lie with their loyal servants, the elementals.

Science Says Portal 2 Is Better for Your Brain than Actual Brain Training Software

Oct
02

If you've been searching for a video game that will make you a little smarter, it may be time to throw out Brain Age and start thinking with portals.

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