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  1. Pro Star Craft 2 Player Makes Rape Comment About Female Opponent, Gets Booted From Tournament

    10/10. Would boot again.

    I don't know where people get the idea that the gaming community, despite many of its incredibly polite and welcoming members, is an uninviting place for women. Ha! Just kidding. It's things like "one of the common ways to say you're going to obliterate someone is still by using the word 'rape,' as though that's somehow acceptable behavior." As it turns out, this StarCraft 2 tournament isn't accepting that behavior.

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  2. Walmart Isn’t Happy About That PS4 Scam, So They Idiot-Proofed Their Price Match Policy

    Roll back those prices policies.

    Yes, some people were really picking up $90 PlayStation 4s using a bogus 3rd party Amazon listing over the past few days. Of course, price matching is always up to store management, and they should've shut this down in the first place. But Walmart is no longer playing it fast and loose with employees' common sense.

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  3. The Game of Thrones Video Game Trailer Is Finally Here!

    When you play the video Game of Thrones you die or you die over and over and over. (We're guessing.)

    Complete with CERSEI VOICEOVER. And the crowd goes wild! The crowd that's left after everyone is mercilessly killed, that is.

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  4. Walmart’s Amazon Price Matching Backfires Almost Instantly With $90 PS4 Scam

    Well that escalated quickly.

    Walmart has long had an "Ad Match" program to price-match other stores, but just days ago they began officially matching prices at select online retailers, including Amazon. So, of course, the Internet had to go and ruin everything by setting up some official-looking PS4 sale pages with incredibly low prices and getting them price-matched.

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  5. It’s a Final Fantasy VII Remake! …In LittleBigPlanet 2 & 3, but Still

    Tifa Sackheart?

    A dedicated Final Fantasy VII fan and computer science student used LittleBigPlanet 2 and 3's game-making tools to rebuild FFVII from scratch, and it came out an adorable, bizarre, perfect homage. (Full video of the levels after the jump.)

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  6. Tales From The Borderlands To Premiere With Live (and Streaming) Playthrough Session

    "Don't shoot my face!"

    Ever played an point-and-click adventure game and thought, "You know what would be really cool? If they put this game on a big movie screen and made the entire audience vote in with their suggestions of which dialogue options to choose like a giant well-organized version of Twitch Plays Pokémon." Well, good news! If you're a fan of the Borderlands games and you live in Texas—so, you know, in an actual border land—then your dreams are about to come true.

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  7. Nintendo Says Mario‘s Toads Are Genderless, Platonic “Adventure Pals”

    Pip-pip!

    During an interview last week with Gamespot, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker producer Koichi Hayashida offered some insight into the enigmatic Toads.

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  8. Sweden’s Gaming Industry Might Consider Adding “Sexist” Labels To Games

    How soon can we move to Sweden?

    Welp, guess the social justice warrior dystopia is here! Time to pack up, everyone. Great work!

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  9. [UPDATED] Intel Supports Gamasutra With New Ads After Gamergate Debacle

    You may recall the controversy over chip maker Intel pulling an advertising campaign from Gamasutra after Gamergate complained to the company en masse about an article posted there. They've had a change of heart.

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  10. New Study Shows Playing Video Games Actually Makes You a Better Learner

    DUH we learned that a billion years ago.

    And no, we don't mean learning how to drive aggressively by playing Mario Kart.

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