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This goofy-looking device makes first-person shooters much more exciting

The Woojer sounds like a stupid gimmick, and it arrives with a sales pitch we've heard before.<p>The product itself is a small box that plugs into the 3.5mm audio jack of any device, and then you connect your headphones to the Woojer. The hardware works with any device that outputs audio, from your …

This history of video game graphics is a walk down memory lane

This video (above) from Ahoy is the third in a series of five covering the history of graphics in games. Each video is eight or nine minutes long and tackles a specific period of innovation: in this case, the coming of 3D graphics. It's both a smart and informative documentary and a pleasant walk …

Sexual animal preferences and other 'facts' from Cards Against Humanity survey

Do you value compassion? According to some fun "facts" released by the creators of Cards Against Humanity, your preferred sexual partner is a dolphin. More into freedom? Try a tiger.<p>Cards Against Humanity recently announced its Holiday Bullshit bundle, in which people pay $15 to have 10 mystery …

How Telltale handles loot and gore in Tales from the Borderlands

<i>Tales from the Borderlands</i> is shaping up to be a fascinating beast — something developer Telltale has proven itself capable of manufacturing en masse. Seeing a developer take up the reigns to another developer's franchise is bizarre, particularly when the developers are as disparate as Gearbox and …

Game reviewer received rape threats from boys, contacted their mothers

An Australian game reviewer got sick and tired of young boys trolling her and threatening to rape her, so she did what any self-respecting adult …

6 Crucial Changes The Game Industry (And Its Customers) Must Make In 2015

The video game industry needs to change. While it’s true that the existence of social media amplifies the negative aspects of anything, 2014 was a tumultuous year for our favorite pastime. GamerGate divided the press and their audience, microtransactions continued to jump the shark, and publishers …