Gaming

LGBTQ

Gaymers Inc. Is What the UK's Gay Gamers Have Been Waiting for

"We want to create a community where people can make new friends without having to go to bars or clubs, which is a lot of what the LGBTQ scene in London is about."
Nick Levine
2.11.19
slow-mo

This Is What 'Super Mario' Looks Like at 380,000 Frames Per Second

It’s so slow you’re watching the scanline create the image.
Matthew Gault
2.1.19
Gaming

Nintendo Makes It Clear that Piracy Is the Only Way to Preserve Video Game History

By shutting down the Wii Store Channel and not letting users download old games, Nintendo is once again showing that in the modern digital era, you don’t actually own the things you buy.
Karl Bode
Emanuel Maiberg
1.30.19
Australiana

This Guy Blew $50K on Buck Hunter... and Is Now Ranked #4 in the World

How one Sydney bartender turned low aspirations into an art form.
Nat Kassel
1.23.19
Culture

My Sensual Journey into Japan's $90 Million Fake Anime Boyfriend Market

Since the 90s, Japanese women have been playing otome ("maiden") games, which allow the player to pursue virtual relationships with several virtual hunks. In the interest of journalism, I spent over $60 flirting with them.
Callie Beusman
12.29.18
Gaming

Fortnite Gamer Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting Girlfriend on Livestream

Other gamers called the police after witnessing the incident.
Gavin Butler
12.11.18
Gaming

'Fallout 76' Players Are Breaking Nuclear Launch Code Cryptography to Unleash Hell

If this is the security the ‘Fallout’ world used to protect its ICBMs, no wonder it perished in nuclear war.
Matthew Gault
11.26.18
Gaming

This Bartender Is Secretly the Greatest Tetris Player in the World

362 days of the year, Jonas Neubauer is a regular dude. During the Classic Tetris World Championship, he's a god.
Sean Neumann
10.21.18
Gaming

What It's Like to Fall in Love Inside a Video Game

Though usually a forum for competitive bloodbaths, some have actually found romance in the digital realm of video games.
Justin Caffier
9.19.18
Gaming

An Example of a 2,000-Year-Old Board Game Was Found in a Secret Castle Passage

A checkers-like game was discovered in a medieval castle.
Samantha Cole
9.10.18
Gaming

After 18 Years of Telling You Not to Fix it Yourself, Sony Will Stop Repairing the PlayStation 2

By actively discouraging people from repairing their own consoles, Sony has left many gamers beholden to its repair service—which is now ending.
Matthew Gault
9.4.18
Culture

This Addictive New Game Is Like Minecraft, But With GIFs

"GIPHY World," an experimental new project from the internet GIF directory, is a trippy and fun new way to use GIFs.
Beckett Mufson
9.4.18
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