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Treasure Adventure World now available for pre-order

<i>Treasure Adventure World</i>, the HD reimagining of Robit Studios' <i>Treasure Adventure Game</i>, is now available for pre-order in six different tiers.<p><i>Treasure Adventure World</i> is a 2D adventure platform title that will feature remixed levels, puzzles and multiple endings inspired by the original title. The …

A wire-suspended GLaDOS cosplayer turns fandom into performance art

We've seen some extraordinarily good, clever, and elaborate cosplay, but longtime designer Athena Cole (also known as Enayla) has taken Portal fan costumes to new heights. In the video below from <i>Invader Boom</i> at PAX 2013, Cole speaks from within a beautifully realized GLaDOS costume, its surface …

Holocaust game creator takes issue with World War II shooter games as distasteful (interview)

Luc Bernard wants to make a Holocaust video game. He has contemplated the idea for well over five years, and, after working on other game projects, he is finally ready to raise money for it on the Indiegogo crowdfunding site.<p>So far, no publishers have wanted to touch the game, Imagination Is The …

The ghost of Bitcoin

In search of Satoshi Nakamoto, the man behind the most famous virtual currency, Polygon finds a harrowing digital economy only a gamer could love.<p>S<p>atoshi Nakamoto doesn't exist. Or, at least, if he does, he's one of the rare modern individuals who is practically impossible to locate.<p>Nakamoto is the …

Mighty No. 9 stretch goals reshuffled to prioritize consoles

The Kickstarter stretch goals for <i>Mighty No. 9</i>, Keiji Inafune's spiritual successor to Mega Man, have been reshuffled to focus more heavily on console launches, according to the campaign's most recent update.<p><i>Mighty No. 9</i> is a side-scrolling action game heavily influenced by the Mega Man series. In …

Shantae developer crowdfunding sequel for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and more

Developer WayForward Technologies is currently working on Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW!, Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land, and Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse … but the busy studio has another project it wants to get started on.<p>WayForward began a …

Fallout: Lanius fan film explores the origin of New Vegas' villain

The recently released <i>Fallout: Lanius</i> fan-made short film explores the origin story of Legate Lanius, one of the main antagonists and deadliest bosses of <i>Fallout: New Vegas.</i><p><i>Fallout: Lanius</i> clocks it at around 20 minutes long and features some intense combat sequences, complete with severed limbs, …

Monoprice's Stealthy Transition Into PC Gaming Peripherals Is Worth Paying Attention To

It wasn’t long ago that when a friend asked where to purchase audio or video cables online at a <i>reasonable</i> price (I’m looking at you, Monster Cable), my answer was always Monoprice. That response remains, but the online retailer has stealthily expanded into several new product categories including …

Hyrule from The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past recreated as hand-drawn maps

Artist Bill Mudron recreated Hyrule in all its glory from <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past</i> as hand-drawn maps.<p>Mudron's work depicts Hyrule's Light and Dark realms. Both maps, labeledand unlabeled, are printed on stock paper and measure 36x24 inches. Pre-orders are currently available for $45 …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

How a blacksmith forged armor for Dark Souls 2

A video released today on publisher Namco Bandai EU's YouTube channel shows how <i>Dark Souls 2</i> developer From Software and a master blacksmith forge the game's armor in the real world.<p>Check out the video above to see how the blacksmith worked with From Software's designs to meld metal into the armor …

App Store Update: August 19

Jump from planet to planet in the outer space adventure Little Galaxy, shoot 'em up Amiga style with M.A.C.E. and score three freebies today.<p>Every …

Cubetractor review

Cubetractor is a 16-bit action-puzzler that's simple enough, stylistically and mechanically, to have been released as a console game in the mid-'90s. …

Super Ubie Land demo now available for PC

A Windows PC demo is now available for indie developer Notion Games' <i>Super Ubie Land,</i> according to the game's website.<p>The free demo, available here, walks players through a slice of the 2D platformer. According to its website, <i>Super Ubie Land</i> is a love letter to Nintendo Entertainment System and …

Mad Max motion comic continues the violence of the Wasteland

The second part of an animated motion comic sets up the scenario and gritty tone of Avalanche Studios' upcoming <i>Mad Max</i> game.<p>In the first part of the comic (embedded below), written by <i>Injustice: Gods Among Us</i> scribe Tom Taylor and illustrated by <i>Legends of the Dark Knight</i> artist Jason Shawn …

Goodbye Switzerland, Hello Bitcoins

Bitcoins are everywhere. Last week, a federal judge in Texas held that the virtual currency qualifies as a form of money and allowed the SEC to charge a promoter of a scheme to invest in bitcoins with violations of the federal securities laws. Earlier this week, the New York Department of Financial …

Watch Super Metroid reimagined as an old school anime

Artist Dave Rapoza has taken <i>Super Metroid</i>, Nintendo's classic 1994 adventure game for the SNES, and reimagined it as an animated series in his latest YouTube video.<p>The clip itself is less than a minute and a half, no more than a would-be teaser — but it's just long enough to get that familiar <i>Super</i> …

Live action trailer for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified punches aliens

Special Agent Carter is fighting a war on two fronts in The Bureau: XCOM Declassified: one in the towns and fields of America, and one in the minds …

Deep Silver is really selling a $1 million special edition of Saints Row IV

The Saints Row franchise is bananas. It features ludicrous characters, hilarious parodies, and dumb dialogue. Developer Volition didn’t need to do anything else to prove how crazy it is … but then it did.<p>Saints Row IV publisher Deep Silver is selling a special-edition version of the game for $1 …

Video game characters' criminal records

Officer, I swear I was only trying to save the world...<p>Oh dear. There they were, in the middle of their greatest adventures, a few levels away from …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Watch a Fully Automatic Electromagnetic Pulse Rifle Demolish a Laptop

Mag-guns are pretty impractical, but they're always fun to fire. Larsplatoon knows first-hand. A few years ago he put together a crazy single-shot …

How To Prep Your PC For SHIELD, NVIDIA's Handheld Game Console

SHIELD, the dedicated Android gaming handheld from NVIDIA, launches tomorrow in the United States and Canada, and it packs some sophisticated streaming features inside its Tegra 4-powered shell. If the concept of enjoying controller-friendly Android games <i>and</i> your library of Steam Big Picture games …

Oldschool Super Mario Bros Cake (+ BONUS Zelda Ones)

This is the Super Mario Bros cake made by DeviantARTist CakeCrumbs (of earth layers cake fame). There's also BONUS Majora's Mask, Skyward Sword …

Super Mario Bros. Piranha Plant Truffle Pops

Australia-based Cakecrumbs has created adorable truffle pops that look like Super Mario Bros. Piranha Plants using dark chocolate and raspberry …

Metroidvania platformer The Legend of Iya takes to Kickstarter

<i>The Legend of Iya</i> began as a childish project in the former-Soviet Union, 25-years ago, the work of a ten-year old boy, Andrew Bado, learning to code on a ZX Spectrum. Bado, now a professional pixel artist working for various games companies, has spent the last decade rebuilding the game in more …

Machinima goes live-action with fan film Fallout: Nuka Break - Red Star

Machinima has begun its foray into live-action film work with <i>Red Star</i>, a standalone entry in the Fallout fan film series <i>Nuka Break</i>.<p>Set between the original <i>Nuka Break</i> fan film and its followup miniseries, <i>Red Star</i> follows the weary Ranger as he is chased out of his latest home after a confrontation …

Richard Garriott walks us through an 11-minute Shroud of the Avatar demo

A new demo narrated by developer Richard Garriott for Portalarium's Kickstarter-funded RPG <i>Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues</i> shows off the game's rudimentary combat, crafting and dialogue.<p>The demo, similar to one shown off last week at the Rooster Teeth Expo, starts with Garriott's character in …

Fallout: Nuka Break - Red Star [Fan Film Trailer]

Create your own browser-based Adventure Time game

Fans of <i>Adventure Time</i> can now create their own web-based video game using elements from the cartoon with the Adventure Time Game Creator, developed by mobile and social studio Yamago and posted to Cartoon Network's official website.<p>Players can build their own free-to-play games in the browser-based …