But what about NERDCORE and DUBSTEP? Until now we haven’t heard or seen a compilation quite like this, but thanks to Jamison Stone, a fan of The Jace Hall Show who also runs Apotheosis Studios, we have rare footage of NERO performing their dubstep/nercore anthem “Me and You” live.
Stone witnessed the event Continue reading “Nerdcore Meets Dubstep In Epic Tribute To Gaming” »
As if there were any more motivation to learn video game programming, this might be one of the biggest reasons, yet. Imagine being able to turn almost any idea, concept or individual into an interactive experience?
That’s exactly what one 1337 programmer has done in launching the campaign to develop a video game featuring none other than Presidential Candidate Ron Paul. The game is being dubbed Ron Paul: Road to REVOLution and is in the same vein as “Super Mario Brothers.”
It’s not the first time we’ve ever seen a group of 1337 hackerz turn the side of a building into a video game, but dammit if it still isn’t amazing. Students at MIT turned the Earth and Planetary Science “Green Building” into a game of Tetris, using an actual console to move and rotate the blocks (see photo below). Continue reading “MIT Students Play Tetris…On a Building” »
The above video has already scraped 500 thousand views, and points out that Quadrotors don’t just perform amazing aerial maneuvers, they can take down an “enemy” from an elevated assault in a matter of seconds.
“For the next 10 maybe 15 years, shit is going to get very real.” This according to the video “creator” FPS Russia.
Continue reading “Quadrotor Comes Fit With Machine Gun…Russian Man Not Included” »
I remember the first day I ever used a Game Genie — I especially remember the day after, when I threw it away. For those of you unfamiliar with the Game Genie, it bequeathed you every cheat code on the face of the planet, essentially allowing you to beat a video game in less time than it took to make your seat warm.
Back in those days, video games were pretty damn hard and it wasn’t frowned upon to give yourself an edge, or a genie, that could give you access to reaching the game’s end. But even then there was something dissatisfactory about not ACHIEVING greatness, but having it GRANTED via a cartridge that issued you cheat codes.
But it was yay over a week ago that popular cosplayer and internet sensation Jessica Nigri was asked to change her wardrobe at PAX east. which the officials basically responded with (via GammaSquad: Continue reading “Is Jessica Nigri Not Wearing Enough Clothes?” »
Fan Wars, a new online series produced by Stan and Jace themselves, is giving fans the chance to say why they are the most amazing — with Stan, Jace and other industry celebrities weighing in with the ULTIMATE DECISION.
But if you’re a gamer who lives up to popular stigma’s, and there’s only one book you read this year, we recommend GENERATION XBOX: How Video Games Invaded Hollywood by Jamie Russell.
Russell has a history of writing about all things Zombies, which most likely made writing a book on the state of Hollywood a seamless transition Continue reading “Are Video Games TAKING OVER Hollywood? Why Generation XBOX Is Threatening The Survival of The Movie Industry” »
For those who were hoping to see Major League Gaming as a lead in to Big Bang Theory, you might be slightly disappointed. But that doesn’t mean the latest news from CBS Interactive, which owns Gamespot.com, won’t have a major impact on the online world.
CBS Interactive (a subsidiary of the $16 billion parent company CBS) has signed an exclusive partnership with TwitchTV, the world’s leading video game broadcasting network. Twitch TV attracts around 16 million people globally and is one of the top 1,000 sites in the U.S., with a dedicated user base tuning into gaming competitions and events that stream live.
The deal also makes Major League Gaming Continue reading “Major League Gaming Coming to CBS Interactive” »
For those of you who would consider yourselves in the “anti-kinect” camp, perhaps this newest “mod” will change your mind. What if I told you robots are not only using kinect technology to track your movement, but to shoot fire as well?
(as long as its not at you) It’d be pretty cool right?
The below video show the robot using movement of the eyes tracking your movement, which is almost as creepy as it is cool. There are some, including the voices over at Walyou, Continue reading “FLAME SHOOTING Robot Uses Kinect Tracking, May or May Not DESTROY Man-Kind” »
We can’t help but wonder how big Aya Kiguchi would be if global audiences got to know her, instead of just her native Japan where she is considered one of biggest gravure models/actresses in the country. Continue reading “Half Naked Aya Kiguchi Shows Why She Could Be The World’s HOTTEST Cosplayer” »
His story has become famous, and Caine Monroy, star of Caine’s Arcade, has now received a welcome addition to his “cardboard arcade.”
A pinball club located a few miles from Cain in Los Angeles, Pins and Needles, donated a vintage pinball machine for Caine’s cause.
The owner, Molly Atkinson and her boyfriend, who himself is a pinball world champion, donated the machine to Caine a day after the video was released, which ironically was the day the Pins and Needles business was forced to close. Continue reading “9 Year Old Arcade Builder Given Pinball Machine” »
On a day in which we honor one of the original great arcades in Rastan, it’s only fitting that the teaser for an arcade documentary lands on our doorstep.
100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience, is a film that chronicles the meteoric rise and ever popular status of arcades in Japan, and the somewhat curious struggle as to why they struggle to survive in America.
One hypothesis is that Japan is a much more densely populated area than parts of the Northern Hemisphere, which affects how much foot traffic there is in an urban area and ultimately could determine how many potential customers there are at an arcade. Continue reading “Can Arcades Make A Comeback in North America? 100 Yen Might Have An Answer” »
In a month where Double Dragon and Digg Dug also celebrate tehir anniversaries, 25 and 30 years respectively, we feel its fitting to honor yet another in Rastan, developed by Taito 25 years ago this month.
Rastan is noteworthy for several reasons, mainly because it helped rejuvenate a struggling video game industry in the mid-eighties. For you Mortal Kombat fans, you might be interested to know that Rastan was one of the original games to “introduce” blood in gaming, albeit not in the same detail as we see today. Some ports of the game also featured female nudity, which of course was a pre-cursor of things to come within the industry and helped lead to the formation of the much ballyhooed ESRB. Continue reading “RASTAN, One of the Most LEGENDARY Arcades in History, Turns 25” »
It’s more american than apple pie; the perfect refresher for a long day when all you want to is just kick back and forget about the world.
I’m talking about video games of course…
But what could possibly be better than video games? Besides nothing, maybe beer…given that the average american drinks 20 gallons of it a year (bless the poor schmuck who drank 40 to make up for me…) Continue reading “Puppet Show: Why Beer and Video Games Go Hand and Hand” »
It took almost an entire summer vacation to build, but after all the hard work, 9-year-old Caine Monroy had built his own arcade in his father’s used auto part store. Caine spent months putting everything together, dreaming that one day he’d have hundreds of customers filling the arcade, enjoying the games he had put together.
But there was a slight problem, the store was located in an industrial area of L.A., where there was very little foot traffic.
That was until a filmmaker walked in to find a used door handle for his ’96 Corolla and spotted Caine’s Continue reading “9 Year Old Builds His Own Arcade…For 80 Dollars” »
We frequently get asked what it’s like, and how hard it is, to break into the video game indusrty. While Jace has frequently shared some secrets of his own, we reached out to one of the best in the biz.
Ciji Thornton, a.k.a. StarSlay3r, has been competitive as a gamer for over a decade, playing almost every game under the sun. How did she become successful as a pro gamer? What is it like to make a living playing video games? Is it any different because she so happens to be a female gamer?
We asked StarSlay3r all this and more: Continue reading “Want To Make A LIVING Playing Video Games? StarSlay3r Gives You Some Advice” »
Is the iBrain just another product you will overpay for because someone slapped an “i” in front of it? The “i” marketing fad may have consumers wanting one before they even know what it is. Turns out, it could be useful for a lot of people, including Stephen Hawking.
70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders, and those who can’t afford a formal sleep study (ranging $500-$10,000) have over 20 home sleep devices to choose from. Most designs resemble clunky helmets with numerous wires and electrodes – not one of them as small or promising as the iBrain.
iBrain is a portable neural device comprised of a black headband and single electrode that monitors brain activity. Medical professionals think it may speed the diagnosis of disease, revolutionize the study of sleep, and is a great way to tap into the multi-billion dollar sleep and neuro-diagnostics markets. Continue reading “The iBrain Can…Read Your Mind?” »
After an exhibit at the Smithsonian and the announcement that it will be coming to Xbox live in May, you’d think Minecraft had already hit the big time. It had after all raked in as much as 80 million according to some reports as well.
But now it’s official. If there were any question as to whether Minecraft was one of the most prominent games on the market, question no more. Minecraft has become immortalized in a way that no sales report, museum exhibit or TV reboot could imagine…they are now officially
Today’s lesson in n00bery comes compliments of some funny folks from over the pond. RO Pictures presents: “Why Women SHOULDN’T Play Video Games.” Spoiler…it’s because men will absolutely drive them nuts with their noobish ways.
Of course the video is tongue in cheek, but how much is the question. Being a “gamer girl” has become so mainstream, thanks to music videos of the likes by Felicia Day, it’s all but synonymous with simply being dubbed a “gamer.”
As the video shows, casual gaming can lead to nervous breakdown that will make your head explode, how many of us haven’t been here before?
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