|The Elder Scrolls Online At Its Silliest
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +1000 - No MMO can exist without a handful of emotes and idle animations, and The Elder Scrolls Online is also no exception. IGN shared a short clip where the play around with the available ones.
|Minecraft Makes An Incredible Beatbox
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +1000 - YouTuber Minkks pulled out all the sound effects from Minecraft and turned them into a series of songs made from only those sound effects. The results are fantastic.
|Assassin's Creed Wall-Climbing Can Actually Be Done
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:30:00 +1000 - OK, so he doesn’t have a heavy cloak and half-a-dozen weapons weighing him down, and he’s not being chased by the local constabulary, but this guy still does a damn good impression of Assassin’s Creed’s trademark climbing.
|Classic Video Game Protagonists As Wacky Cartoon Characters
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +1000 - What would those classic characters — such as Jazz Jackrabbit, or Cool Spot above — have looked if they were on TV, starring in Saturday morning shows? German comic artist Dirk Erik Schulz gives us the answer by reimagining 24 of them in that exact style.
|Frozen's 'Let It Go' Done Grand Theft Auto Style
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:30:00 +1000 - Things would have happened a little differently had Frozen taken place in Liberty City. Things might’ve been a bit more… violent.
|App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:15:50 +1000 - Today’s deals include Winterland on Android, Word Up Dog on iOS, and GuitarKit on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »|
|Destiny Just Got A Fancy New Website With Fancy New Info On The Game
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:00:25 +1000 - Now that Titanfall and InFamous: Second Son are on shelves, the next big-boy-behemoth-AAA-monster-blob off the ranks might just be Destiny; the much hyped shooter/rpg/mmo/thing that Bungie has been working on as its follow up to that little known shooter you may or may not have heard of: Halo. No big deal. More »|
|Someone Beat Super Mario 64 In Record Time
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:30:00 +1000 - 120 stars, all collected in under two hours — 1:43:54, to be exact. The time is a new world record, and you can watch speedrunner Siglemic collect it with a mesmerising efficiency here.
|Video Game Creators Are Going To Be Killed By A Real UFC Fighter
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:15:00 +1000 - Ten of the guys who work on EVE Online, along with some “special guests”, are going to fight Iceland’s Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson next month. Gunnar is a UFC fighter with twelve wins (and two blackbelts) to his name. They are all going to die.
|Real PS4 Screenshots Justify All That 'Next-Gen' Hype
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +1000 - Back when the PS4 and Xbox One were announced, “next-gen” meant a lot of things to a lot of people. Smarter games, bigger games, different games, more ways to play with your friends. But it also meant that games would look a whole lot better.
|After 32 Years, Jenga Has Been Improved
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:30:00 +1000 - All you need is a chess clock. With that simple addition to the game, you can turn Jenga into a thrilling duel where time is your worst enemy. Which is to say, with a chess clock, you can make Jenga way, way better.
|Watch Someone Clear Trials Fusion's Hardest Track... Without A Bike
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:15:30 +1000 - As a general rule, Trials can be pretty difficult. This applies particularly to the extreme tracks. This applies even more particularly to the Inferno tracks that tend to appear in the Trials game. Inferno II in the original was just stupid. Inferno III was even worse. Inferno IV in Trials Fusion? It’s apparently the most difficult track yet. But RedLynx has found a way to make it even more difficult. You can attempt to clear the track without a bike. And by that I mean you simply can’t see the bike. This makes it near-impossible. More »|
|Can Video Games Make Your Brain Level Up?
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:00:01 +1000 - Video games have got a bad press in the past mostly due to the accusation that they make people who play them more violent.
|Scientists Use Kinect To Make Instant X-Rays And Freak People Out
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:30:00 +1000 - Everything’s better with Kinect. Including, apparently, your insides. OK it’s not actual X-Rays, but rather a simulation using the Xbox camera to match a model in real time to your own movement. Apparently the effect’s so good at least one woman “gasped and covered her breasts, trying to shield herself from view”.
|Nintendo Blinks, Offers First DLC "Season Pass"
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:15:00 +1000 - Call of Duty and Assassin’s Creed are the kind of games with season passes. Offers where you pay a lot up front then get access to all that game’s DLC down the line. It doesn’t sound like a very Nintendo thing to do, does it?
|The Daily SingTaku
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:25 +1000 - Well done Batguy for totally guessing yesterday’s SingTaku super quick. Batguy — are you going to dominate this game again and make life difficult for me? More »|
|We're Getting The Sequel To Theatrhythm Final Fantasy
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:30:04 +1000 - Already announced for Japan, the sequel to Square’s wonderful rhythm game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy is coming to the West in 2014.
|The Big Question: Minecraft Or LEGO
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:15:48 +1000 - This is literally a big question, but let’s debate it. In 10 or 20 years time, when we look back at this period of time, which product will have had a bigger impact on culture as a whole: LEGO or Minecraft? More »|
|The Game About Being A Jew That I Needed In High School
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +1000 - Bullying takes many different forms. It was the worst for me when it came under the guise of friendship. I had just entered ninth grade at a prestigious private school. This was a place of unimaginable wealth, the kind of school my mother had fought to get me and my brother to ever since our father had left the two of us stranded and her without any career to speak of. More »|
|EA Brings The First Ultimate Fighting Champion To EA Sports UFC
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:45:46 +1000 - EA seems determined to embed as much history as possible into its very first attempt at a UFC game. First they brought Bruce Lee to the table, a man that was arguably a mixed-martial artist before mixed martial arts existed. Now EA has announced that Royce Gracie — the very first champion of UFC back when the UFC was a simple eight-man tournament — will be appearing as a playable character. More »|