Video Games

Motherboard

This Video Game Made by AI Looks Fun as Hell

A computer created 'Killer Bounce' and 'Death Walls' after absorbing hours of video of humans playing classic games.
Matthew Gault
9.19.18
tech

North Korea's First Racing Video Game Is Terrible

North Korea has been in the news lately for a very scary reason, but it isn’t every day that Asia’s hermit kingdom releases a car-racing video game. And when they do, you can definitely expect it to be a boring simulation about driving down a pin...
Nadja Sayej
9.18.18
Video Games

'Rage In Peace' Wants You to Make Every Day Counts by Cheating Death

In the new game created by an Indonesian independent developer, death awaits in literally every corner.
Marcel Thee
9.14.18
Video Games

Realistic 'Flight Simulator' Puts Players in Economy Class and It Kind of Rules

In the upcoming PC game 'Flight Simulator,' the only objective is to enjoy your flight.
Chris Kindred
9.14.18
Gaming

Tencent Will Require Players’ Real Names to Limit Play Time

China’s largest video game company will restrict the play time of underage players by checking their names against a Beijing database.
Matthew Gault
9.7.18
Munchies

Gamers Are So Obsessed with Fortnite that They're Making Real Slurp Juice

"It didn't actually taste that bad... It tasted like when you eat something sweet after brushing your teeth."
Luke Winkie
9.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Conspiracy Theory About Michael Jackson Composing Music for 'Sonic 3' Is Actually Probably True

The King of Pop actually wrote the soundtrack to the 1994 Sega Genesis game according to a Huffington Post feature.
River Donaghey
8.30.18
Video Games

Here's What the Near Future of Video Games Looks Like

GPU maker Nvidia showed off its new line of RTX graphics cards with trailers for upcoming games that made use of real-time ray tracing technology.
Matthew Gault
8.23.18
programming

This Coder Fit a Bootable CD and Video Game Into a Tweet

How to write a video game in 277 characters.
Michael Gaynor
8.6.18
So Bored Today

Visit This DIY Museum to Classic Arcade Games in Jakarta

The place where your childhood dreams of living in an arcade come true.
Alva Christo
6.20.18
So Bored Today

We're Halfway into 2018 and, For Some Reason, 'Pokémon Go​' Is Still a Thing

When die-hard players say they gotta catch 'em all, they really mean it.
Adi Renaldi
6.18.18
Broadly

The Kickass Legacy of Chun-Li, the First Playable Woman in 'Street Fighter'

In an early video game industry designed, developed, and dominated by men, Chun-Li defied expectations for female characters entirely.
Christobel Hastings
6.1.18