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A Look Back at Mario’s Minus World

I’m in love with the landscape of modern gaming, but I sometimes look back on the days of the original Nintendo system with a warm fondness and …

Extra Life: 15 Best Retro Gaming Consoles

E-Mods Gaming RS-1<p>For a quick and easy on-the-go dose of nostalgia, there’s not much better out there than the RS-1 from E-Mods Gaming. This little …

Retrogaming

'OpenEmu' for OS X Now Supports Nintendo 64, PlayStation 1 and More

OpenEmu, an open source retro and arcade game emulator for OS X, has been updated to version 2.0.1 with support for 16 additional gaming systems, including Nintendo 64, Sony PlayStation 1 and PSP, ColecoVision, Intellivision and others listed below.<p>OpenEmu 2.0.1 also features a redesigned user …

PlayStation

Anki Overdrive is a kick — and this racing set shows how video games have changed toys

Chasing down Skylanders and Disney Infinity by turning toys to life on its head, Anki Overdrive’s exquisite toy cars create miniature racing battles on the floor. Paired with app-based car modifications, controls and fully voiced campaign, Anki Overdrive is a well judged fusion of real and …

This App Will Teach Your Kid To Play The Piano

These days, developers are trying to create video games to teach just about everything. It seems pretty clear that learning through digital play can be extremely effective. So there’s a race on to build the best apps and games to teach each and every subject. I recently tested an iPad app designed …

Piano

The three no-bullshit, realistic rules for parenting and video games

My fifth kid recently turned one year-old, so believe me when I say the precious initial parenting instincts have been well and truly beaten out of me.<p>I'm done with the hand-laundered cloth diapers, the idea that I'll be able to make three meals a day of healthy food hasn't been entertained in …

Road Warrior meets Dawn of the Dead in Australia's take on the zombie apocalypse

Zombies infest the Australian outback in this Mad-Max-meets-the-undead movie heading to theaters and video on demand next month.<p><i>Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead</i>, due out Feb. 13, tells the story of an Australian mechanic out to rescue his sister and survive the apocalypse.<p>Did I mention that the zombies …

Kolibree ‘gamifies’ its smart electric toothbrush

LAS VEGAS — Some kids don’t like brushing their teeth. So France’s Kolibree came up with a connected smart electric toothbrush that trains them how to do it properly.<p>It announced the toothbrush last year, and now it has a couple of apps that “gamify” brushing, or use game mechanics to motivate …

Dental Care

Grand Theft Auto is dangerous again

First-person games have become boring.<p>The majority of first-person titles ask you to walk around the environment — almost always with a gun in your hands — and either kill everyone you see or flip the equivalent of switches to make something happen.<p>We know how first-person games are supposed to …

First Details on Telltale’s Game of Thrones Revealed

No more clues; key locations announced, a host of platforms confirmed, and more.<p>Telltale Games has finally opened the book on its highly-anticipated …

8 custom Xbox One backgrounds

Time to spice up your Xbox One.<p>The November System Update went live over the weekend, and one of the coolest new features it adds is the ability to set a custom background. So, we’ve decided to help you give your console a geeky makeover. Below are eight backgrounds based fun things like the …

Why 'Taito Hey' Is One Of My Favorite Tokyo Arcades

I am very much an arcade gamer, having owned multiple arcade cabinets over the years I definitely appreciate the design sensibilities these kinds of games evoke. So the fact that Japan still has a thriving arcade scene is marvelous and something I have been availing myself of continuously since I …

'Grand Theft Auto V' Now A First-Person Shooter

Rockstar is introducing a first-person mode for <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> when the game launches on PS4 and Xbox One on November 18th, and PC next January.<p>As you can see in the above video, it looks pretty great. Certainly it opens up a new play-style for a game many people have already spent countless …

These GTA IV mods and add-ons reveal why GTA V's first-person mode is exciting

Grand Theft Auto V is getting a whole new perspective on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and it’s got us antsy to get back into Los Santos.<p>The open-world living-city nature of the Grand Theft Auto games make them perfect for the first-person view. In fact, on the PC, modders have gone ahead and …

Play 900 classic arcade games in your web browser, right now

Some 900 classic arcade games are now available for you to play, all you need is a web browser, and if you're reading this, you're probably good to go.<p>They're all housed for posterity over at The Internet Archive, thanks to the efforts of Jason Scott and those who worked JSMESS (or JavaScript Mess) …

Ghosts in the machine? Using the Kinect to hunt for spirits

The room is completely dark, save for the soft light of a computer monitor.<p>A solitary man stands in the middle of the old, musty foyer, surrounded by an audience of several ancient pieces of furniture. The silence is oppressive.<p>Through the computer monitor, another man — another paranormal …

Robot car toy maker Anki hires Skylanders and EA veterans as key executives

Anki has hired two new executives with loads of gaming experience to take its car-battle racing games to the next level.<p>San Francisco-based Anki has hired Joby Otero, the former creative director for Activision’s Skylanders franchise, as its chief creative officer. And it has hired Craig …

Stephen Hawking joins Facebook, promises to share work toward 'what makes the universe exist'

Stephen Hawking has joined Facebook, promising to share his work toward discovering "what makes the universe exist" with his followers of his new account. "Time and space may forever be a mystery, but that has not stopped my pursuit," Hawking writes. "Our connections to one another have grown …

Some Xbox One users can already add custom backgrounds to the console

The folks in Microsoft's Xbox One update preview program are a pretty privileged bunch. Hot on the heels of this week's announcement that the next patch for its new console will bring custom backgrounds, Redmond's giving that access to the testers starting today. This is in addition to the ability …

3D Realms returns with 32-game collection

Storied game developer 3D Realms, the company that brought us Duke Nukem and shareware, has popped up with a 32-game anthology collection, detailed in a preview video (above).<p>Although the company closed its doors five years ago, the new 3D Realms includes some of the managers from the original …

Wow, Smash Bros. for Wii U really is different from the 3DS version

We finally have a better idea of how Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will stand out from its portable sibling.<p>Nintendo revealed new details on the Wii U version of its popular cross-over fighting game series today during a Nintendo Direct stream. It confirmed the existence of the rumored board game …

Doctor Who Game Will Teach Kids How to Code

ED-U-CATE! ED-U-CATE!<p>A Doctor Who game that teaches children basic computer programming is releasing on October 22.<p>The BBC has developed the …

This is the $150 computer I built with my daughter

The joy of the $150 computer for children is that no one has to be afraid of it.<p>The fact that you can touch every part of the computer and build the case by hand while connecting all the different components is a huge selling point. You can't really "play" with a traditional PC when you're fitting …

Ridiculous Burger Tower Looks "Worse" in Real-Life

Today in Japan and today only, fastfood chain Lotteria is bringing back its five-patty Tower Cheese Burger for a mere 500 yen (US$4.66). That's a …

Killer Instinct will get dinosaurs, a 900p resolution bump and more in Season 2

The new season of <i>Killer Instinct</i> for Xbox One will see the return of two classic fighters, the dinosaur Riptor and flaming fighter Cinder, alongside a series of new, unannounced ones, Microsoft and developer Iron Galaxy confirmed today.<p>In a new launch trailer for <i>Killer Instinct Season 2</i>, Iron …

Anki Drive Finally Works With Android

Good news! Anki Drive works with Android. Bad news! It only works with a few Android devices.<p>This update comes just in time for the holiday shopping season. Since its high-profile launch last year, the clever Anki Drive has only worked with iOS devices because, mainly, the product requires …

Mailbox Email App for OS X Is Now in Open Beta

We first tried out the OS X version of Mailbox’s popular email app back in August and thought it was a strong showing among the myriad of apps looking to make email more bearable.<p>Back then, however, it was an invite only-beta. Today, it’s open to …

Star Wars returns to the arcade with Star Wars Battle Pod

Japanese game-maker Bandai Namco did the almost unthinkable today, it unveiled a brand new Star Wars-themed arcade machine.<p>At a time when the golden age of arcades is a distant memory, the publisher behind Ace Combat, Dark Souls, Dragon Ball and, yes, Pac-Man, held a nearly hour-long event on the …

Watch Mortal Kombat X's Scorpion Beat the Crap out of Ferra and Torr on PS4

Igromir is in full swing in Moscow, and some more videos are filtering through, showing some interesting snippets of gameplay.<p>The video below, …

Xbox Live's Games with Gold adds two classics and something new in October

Microsoft's Games with Gold promotion ushers in three new titles in October: <i>Battlefield: Bad Company 2</i> and <i>Darksiders 2</i> for Xbox 360, and <i>Chariot</i> for Xbox One.<p>DICE's first-person shooter <i>Bad Company 2</i> and Vigil Games' action-adventure <i>Darksiders 2</i> are likely familiar to many Xbox owners. <i>Chariot</i> is a …