|Japanese Man Contorts Face To Make The Alphabet
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:00:00 +1100 - Kouki Watanabe isn’t your typical Japanese university student. He has a special skill: He can make the alphabet with his face.
|The Coolest 64-Year-Old Cosplayer I've Ever Seen
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 22:00:00 +1100 - Meet Tomoaki Kohguchi. By day, he’s a consultant. In his free time, he is a cosplayer. And today, he is 64 years old. What better way to celebrate that milestone than with cosplay photos?
|Briefly: Unpredictable Anime-Inspired Space Combat In The Palm Of Yo...
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 21:30:00 +1100 - That’s what you’ll get when the indie-developed Galak-Z — already slated for release on PS4 and PC — hits Vita later this year.
|Fine Art: Alexandre Diboine's Art Is The Highlight Of My Week
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 21:00:00 +1100 - Alexandre “Zedig” Diboine currently works at Activision. If you think that means he draws army men all day, though, you couldn’t be further from the truth.
|Watch Us Build Death Traps And Brutally Murder Heroes
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +1100 - In Deception IV: Blood Ties you play a demon princess whose castle is being constantly invaded by heroes. Your only recourse? To build Rube Goldberg-style traps to kill the trespassers.
|Briefly: This Neat Little Platformer Is Called Abyss Odyssey
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 19:30:00 +1100 - It’s made by ACE Team, the studio behind Zeno Clash and Rock of Ages. Atlus will publish the game in the third quarter of 2014 as a digital release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
|Dayshot: Da Vinci's Iconic The Last Supper, Turned Into A Team Fortr...
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 18:30:00 +1100 - Da Vinci’s iconic The Last Supper, turned into a Team Fortress 2 parody, with — who else — Gabe Newell sitting in the centre. If the creator, Nefnoj, used the golden ratio to define the proportions, it is indeed an authentic replica of the original.
|Quite Possibly The Most Depressing 'Let's Play' You'll Ever Watch
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:30:00 +1100 - Often, the most interesting thing about watching someone narrate a game isn’t the game itself, it’s the person behind it. The short film Let’s Play Nomad X, uploaded last year but making the rounds now, is about what people can tell you about themselves when you read between the lines.
|Wait, You Might Get In Trouble In Japan For Leaking Spoilers?
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +1100 - That’s according to a Naruto fan site in Japan, known for posting spoilers. The site apparently received a message from a publisher, telling them to delete their articles and kindly asking them to shut down their site. Oh boy.
|Briefly: Live-Action Infamous Second Son Looks Incredibly Expensive
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 16:30:27 +1100 - Gearing up for the big PlayStation 4 release on 21 March, Sony rolls out a short live-action TV spot demonstrating how costly having super powers in real life would be to the American taxpayer.
|Giovanni's Island Is A Heartbreaking Tale Of Post-World War II Japan
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +1100 - Giovanni’s Island is a tale of family, unlikely friendship, and growing up in the days after the end of the Second World War. It is also, as you might expect, a film as tragically depressing as it is excellent.
|A New Dark Souls Game? Never Mind, It's Just Angry Birds
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:30:00 +1100 - A new Dark Souls? The next chapter in The Elder Scrolls? No, it’s just Angry Birds. Rovio is teasing another new Angry Birds title, soon to be soft-launched in Canada and Australia. More »|
|Razer Headphones That Aren't Even Meant For Video Games
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +1100 - Well, this has been a strange week. I was down to review a couple of new sets of headphones from Razer. I was expecting to be testing them on my PC and consoles, but ended up spending most of the week using them on my phone and 3DS. Which, it turns out, is what I was supposed to be doing after all.
|Conan O'Brien Plays WWE 2K14, Calls His Character An A**hole
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 14:30:00 +1100 - There’s no better way to beat The Rock than with a custom, skinny Conan character. Conan O’Brien is back with “Clueless Gamer”, and this time he plays WWE 2K14. I’m glad they have spent time with the game’s best feature: character customisation.
|Humans Are The Worst, So We're Sending Them To Die In Space
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +1100 - The UnEarth Initiative is an indie management/strategy game that puts you in command of a small group of humans trying to survive on an alien planet. What’s interesting about it is that the humans suck.
|Cyber Heist, The Co-Op Game Where One Person Is A Hacker, The Other ...
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 13:45:26 +1100 - Natural Selection was onto a good thing with the whole commander / marine mechanic — one player provides oversight and support, while the rest do their best from a first-person perspective to follow their orders (or at least, fervent suggestions). Cyber Heist, a student project from the University of Utah that recently placed as a winner of the Student Showcase at this year’s IGF, takes this concept and makes it more intimate. And hacker-y. More »|
|Three Tips For Playing Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 13:30:00 +1100 - Earlier this week, Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition arrived on the PS4. It’s a tweaked, graphically enhanced version of the already-good 2010 PS3 game; a relentless, arcade-y zombie shooter made by Housemarque, the same people who made Super Stardust and Resogun.
|The Disappointment Of Video Game Guns
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +1100 - Back in mid-2012, for four minutes and six seconds, I thought the coolest big-budget video game I’d seen in years didn’t have guns. I was wrong.
|Be The Shepard And Buy Your Very Own N7 Mass Effect Jacket
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 12:45:58 +1100 - Commander Shepard’s adventures through the galaxy may have ended a few years ago, but his / her legacy lives on, with the most recent form of remembrance being this nifty Mass Effect-theme leather jacket. More »|
|Wind Waker, In First Person, On The Oculus Rift
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 12:30:00 +1100 - The prettiest Zelda game, now playable in virtual reality and in a new perspective. Awesome.