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11 Indie Games That You Wont Want To Stop Playing

Get ready to lose all your free time.

Indie Gaming

Body Drawings Capture the Worst of "The Mondays" | Monday Insta Illustrator

The worst parts of you will relate to Benedikt Notter's eerie illustrations.<p>Jealousy, laziness, yearning—the feelings we struggle against every day are rendered with eerie accuracy in Swiss illustrator Benedikt Notter's Instagram feed. The worst emotions you can have on this hamster wheel we call …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Star Wars: Imperial Assault: The Kotaku Review

<i>Imperial Assault</i> is a board game that was released in late 2014. I only got around to playing it over the weekend, and I already count those months …

These Destiny players made a Backstreet Boys music video and it's amazing

Getting six players together to run a raid in <i>Destiny</i> can be a huge headache, but wrangling a half-dozen Guardians with the kind of killer choreography skills needed to pull off the above music video is ... well, almost unthinkable. YouTube group Husky Raid shows how it's done, all to the tune of …

Transformers: Devastation - Official Playable Characters Trailer - IGN Video

After rolling out, the Autobots are dishing out some punishment to their enemies in the upcoming action game.

Transformers

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

Your favorite Sega games have been turned into wonderful works of art

No, Sonic isn't included<p>Video game art imprint Cook & Becker has just launched a new series of prints, that features a number of notable artists reinterpreting their favorite Sega games as detailed paintings. The collection includes a range of titles, from <i>Shinobi</i> to <i>Jet Set Radio</i>, each rendered by a …

Why Board Game Cafes Are the Next Big Thing

The geeks shall inherit Cleveland by Douglas Trattner What used to be a term of derision has morphed into a badge of distinction for those among us …

Café

HR Startup Zenefits Raises $500 Million At $4.5 Billion Valuation

Zenefits was already the hottest startup of 2014. Now it’s making a case to grab the same title in 2015.<p>The HR startup announced on Wednesday morning that it raised a blowout $500 million in Series C funding in a round led by Fidelity and TPG. The new investment values Zenefits at a $4.5 billion …

Venture Capital

How we quit our jobs to travel: The cubicle dwellers

When a series of tragedies struck, Dalene and Pete Heck quit their six-figure jobs for an uncertain life on the road – and they haven’t looked back.<p>We’d had the conversation many times before.<p>Sitting across from each other at dinner after a bad day at work, a bottle of wine sitting between us, my …

Labor Economics

Independent Board Games Transition from Niche to Mass Market

Analyst Insight by Matt Hudak - Toys and Games Analyst Follow @The_HudakAttack Historically, the global game and puzzle market has been dominated by …

Board Games

HOW TO MAKE METROID CUPCAKES - NERDY NUMMIES

Japanese Army Brigade Builds 50 ft Vader Out of Snow

Members of the 11th Brigade of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force have built an incredible, 50 ft (15 m) tall and 75 ft (23 m) wide, Star Wars snow …

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

Castlevania Number Three for the GBA is excellent. It's deceptively short, but there's a lot of replay value here.<p><i>Castlevania: Circle of the Moon</i> …

Retrogaming

Let's Play Ufouria

The 7 games you can play with the whole family this Thanksgiving

Maybe you're waiting for the turkey to finish cooking. Maybe the meal's over and you're all together in the living room staring silently at a wall. Whatever the case, if you're looking to spend quality time with your friends and family this Thanksgiving <i>and</i> you want to beat them in a friendly …

This modern 'Empire Strikes Back' trailer is just fantastic

Earlier this week, Star Wars fans running a Mark Hamill Facebook page shared this modern cut of a <i>Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back</i> trailer (below). Created by Cameron Arrigioni in the style of modern trailers, it sets the scene for the sci-fi classic, by focusing on the dark designs of Darth Vader …

Strider review

Like the best games of the 1980s, the 2014 reboot of the seminal Capcom classic Strider wastes no time getting right down to business. Within seconds …

Super Nintendo Classic Legend of Zelda: Link To The Past Gets Unofficial CD Audio FMV Video Update

Although the <b>Super Nintendo</b> never received the CD add-on it was due to get, the many games that hit the 16-bit system proved that it didn't need it …

Retrogaming

Timespinner

Timespinner is a 2D Metroidvania Platformer about a young woman who travels through time to destroy the empire that killed her family.<p>Timespinner …

Mega Man

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse 3DS - Walkthrough Part 1 Boss: Ammo Baron

Let's Play Shantae: Risky's Revenge, Ep. 1--Meet the Crew!

Let's play Shantae! (1/59) Genie hair vs. pirate booty.

One Hell Of A Video Game Coffee Table Book

If you have any video game coffee table books, they're probably about concept art, or maybe even cosplay. But Every Day is Play is a little …

Chrono Jigga, by 2 Mello

supported by<p>1.<p>2.<p>Public Chrono Announcement (Jay-Z vs. Chrono Trigger Mashup) 02:46<p>3.<p>An Encore In Time (Jay-Z vs. Chrono Trigger Mashup) …

Mashups

This Final Fantasy VI Wu-Tang Clan Mash-Up Is Weird And Wonderful

If you're wondering what this image is, yes: it's a silhouette of a chocobo with the iconic Wu-Tang "W" cut out. And yes, that can only mean one …

Six Typical Reactions To Losing An Online Match

The controller thrower guy above in Dorkly's recent comic is not even the most frustrated one. The silent types below look a lot scarier.<p>This is …

Pokémon trainers have a long journey ahead, a post-apocalyptic or at least really dark one, accordin

<b>Pokémon trainers have a long journey ahead</b>, a post-apocalyptic or at least really dark one, according to kevinbolk's superb gloomy drawing on …

Pokémon