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How much would a home in Skyrim cost you? The price of video game real estate has been revealed

Whether it’s a starter home in Skyrim or a penthouse in San Andreas, in-game property prices have always been a real world mystery… until now.<p>To be …

Real Estate

Feature: The Day I Met Donkey Kong On Live TV

<b>Alex Norton talks of TV fame and people in ape suits.</b><i>In this special one-off piece, reader Alex Norton explains how he ended up being the first gamer</i> …

Retrogaming

Random: Rare Employee Reveals Original Name Of K. Rool And Donkey Kong Country

<b>"Slightly rubbish".</b>After what feels like forever, the king of the Kremlings is finally coming to <b>Super Smash Bros.</b> Following King K. Rool being …

Retrogaming

Feature: What Makes A Person Sell Their Entire Retro Games Collection?

<b>"I'm just hoarding and not even appreciating them".</b>Even if you're a digital-only gamer and seek to reduce clutter in your household at every …

Discord's New Games Tab Is A Lot Like Steam

Last week, Steam added new chat features that took a page from Discord’s book—pretty much the entire book, actually. Now, Discord has added a “games” …

Random: New Study Finds That Super Mario Is Basically Super Human

<b>Mama mia!</b>We all know that Mario is a pretty super guy, risking his own life on countless occasions to save a princess who never really seems all that …

Purist Surgeon Refuses to Operate Surgery Robot With Anything but GameCube Controller

<b>BOSTON —</b> Explaining that newer controllers don’t quite provide the same comfort or familiarity, surgeon Dr. Frank Powell said this morning that he …

A scary, frantic E3 moment showed me what the show has lost

How one developer’s meeting was completely derailed<p>2018 marked the second year in a row that the public was invited to E3, arguably the game industry’s most important trade show. If you can afford the ticket and the travel to get to LA, you too can see all the biggest unreleased games.<p>But something …

Bloodborne’s most hardcore players find new secrets three years after release

Bloodborne had a huge flaw that nobody noticed until now<p><i>Bloodborne’s</i> “Tomb Prospectors” have spent years navigating the game’s enigmatic dungeons, hoping to find something new. They’ve conquered and categorized hundreds of dungeons, with every creature, trap, and territory seemingly known and …

The curious case of the Nintendo Switch and the Anechoic Test Chamber

Cambridge Consultants are telling the story of how the Nintendo Switch game console was rescued from potential launch failure.This story continues at …

Nintendo Switch

Splatoon 2 Producer Explains Nintendo's Approach To Deleting Shitposts

<i>Splatoon 2</i>’s face is all inky rainbows and cutesy cephalopods. It would be an adorable, idyllic wonderland, if not for the fact that controlling all …

Twitch Partners Feeling Burned After Affiliates Receive Features That Took Them Years To Earn

There are Twitch streamers, and then there are <i>Twitch streamers</i>. The platform has tiers: hobbyists, affiliates, and partners. The latter two titles …

Poor Waluigi, Nintendo Is So Cruel

It’s early Friday morning. E3 is over. Yet, I still cannot stop thinking about how Nintendo treats Waluigi.<p><i>Super Smash Bros. Ultimate</i> was announced …

Do Squid Kids Eat Squid? Splatoon’s Producer Explains

<i>Splatoon 2</i> is a game about squid-kids waging war with neon ink. It’s not an easy one to explain to grandma. And it takes place in a freaky world that …

'Shop Contest: Even More Smash Bros.

The new Smash Bros. game has a <i>lot</i> of characters, but it doesn’t have every character ever created, so our ‘Shop Contest this week is all about …

Nyko Is Releasing A Nintendo Labo-Inspired Retro Arcade Cabinet Kit For Switch

Third-party video game accessories manufacturer Nyko revealed a new Nintendo Labo-inspired buildable arcade cabinet kit that allows you to attach two …

Satisfactory Has The Best Name At E3

<i>Satisfactory</i> is an upcoming game for the PC that’s about foraging for supplies, working as a team and then taking all that stuff and actually …

A Frighteningly Accurate Analysis Of Mario Kart's Politics

Wario is a libertarian. Bowser is a fascist. We know this about them, in our hearts, but no one has ever sat down and categorized the political …

The Secret Glitch Players Used To Break Mario Kart 64's Chocolate Mountain

Chocolate Mountain doesn’t look like much. The <i>Mario Kart 64</i> level is sparse compared to others in the game, filled only with varying shades of brown …

Random: Praise The Bricks! Dark Souls Gets A LEGO Makeover

<b>Danish delight.</b>While the rest of the world enjoys a rekindled return to Lordran, us Nintendo Switch owners are left to wait patiently for <b>Dark Souls:</b> …

How New Pokemon Cards Are Made

Creatures, Inc. is an often-overlooked arm of the Pokemon machine. The developer has worked on spin-off Pokemon games for years, starting with Pokemon Stadium in 1998 and most recently Detective Pikachu--as well as 3D Pokemon models for various games, including Super Smash Bros. But the company is …

This Year-Old RPG About Thieves Is Already Hugely Influential – Blades In The Dark

<i>Love RPGs? So do we! Join us on Twitch and Alpha where we play (and teach you to play) all kinds of RPGs on stream for you to enjoy!</i><p><i>Blades in the …

Game developer pranks player after he threatens to shoot up studio

‘You claimed it was just a joke... so I thought I’d teach you a lesson about comedy’<p>Game developers get abusive, threatening messages from players all the time, and some high-profile games have even become notorious for “toxic” communities. Recently, one studio responded to a death threat in a …

Meet The Cleanest Badasses In Japan

These are modern day heroes. Dressed in traditional threads, they walk the streets of Japan. When they see trash, they pick it up, and throw it away. …

How It Looks When You Play SNES Games on the Original NES

Yes, it's actually possible (with a little bit of engineering).<p>Emulation is a fantastic little trick. With our smartphones and microcomputers that are multiple orders of magnitude faster than the video game consoles of old, we can effortless port the the classics of gaming onto virtual anything. …

Random: A Newly Found Super Mario 64 Glitch Takes Three Whole Days To Pull Off

<b>How patient are you?</b>The world of speedrunning and limited challenge runs is a crazy, crazy place; just last week we stumbled across players …

Modern Mega Drive Platformer Tanglewood Has Finally Gone Gold

<b>We're one step close to the cartridge-based throwback.</b>We're big fans of modern Mega Drive/Genesis title <b>Tanglewood</b> - in fact, we went hands-on with a …

Pocket Rumble’s Nintendo Switch Port Is Finished

Development has finished on Pocket Rumble's Nintendo Switch version, and it will be released before July 2018 ends.The post Pocket Rumble’s Nintendo …

Random: Pokémon Plush Doll Vending Machines Keep Popping Up In Japan

<b>Better than fizzy drinks.</b>Most of us who follow Nintendo and love its various franchises have likely come to terms with the fact that Japan will …

Someone attached a massive Canon lens to a Game Boy Camera, and it actually worked

The Game Boy Camera isn't exactly the first thing that comes to mind when you think "high end."<p>The unusual peripheral, released in 1998, could be …