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The Slums Of Liberia Spring To Life In These Animated GIFs

François Beaurain explores life in the capitol of Liberia through a series of beautiful GIFs.<p>What makes an animated GIF so compelling isn’t just that it’s an image in motion; it’s that it’s cyclical. It loops, and anything caught within it becomes like a gear. In a way, what makes a GIF so …

NES Remix 2 is great for players who bring the right memories (review)

NES Remix 2 is a nostalgia mirror. Hold it up to yourself and it will show you the fond memories you have for classic Nintendo games (or the lack thereof).<p>To get the most from NES Remix 2, you’ll need a history with the Nintendo Entertainment System. That was true with the first game, and it’s …

10 Great Video Game Easter Egg Collections

Happy Easter, everybody! I’m guessing not many people will be choosing to read the Internet today instead of testing the limits of human chocolate …

Retro Technology LEGO Kits by Chris McVeigh | Colossal

<p>Jack-of-all-trades artist and designer Chris McVeigh creates these awesome minimalist Lego models of outmoded technology including TVs, video game …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Retrogaming

This Lego Super Mario Bros aquarium is the coolest aquarium of all time

Kelsey Kronmiller, a graphic designer, designed this amazing LEGO aquarium, which is about 90% done and "entirely coated in "Krylon Fusion," a clear …

Disney unveils new 'Star Wars' mobile game

The game is the first from Disney after the giant acquired Lucasfilm for over $4 billion in late 2012.<p>Reads the description:<p>In the game, fans will …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (a huge $41 value!)

We always do our best to share solid paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free for a limited time, but today we might have outdone …

Legend of Grimrock is coming to iOS

Turn-based first-person dungeon crawler Legend of Grimrock is coming to iOS, developer Almost Human has announced.<p>No release window has been given …

Mario Kart 8 news

Although the Wii comfortably outsold PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, Nintendo’s latest console, the Wii U, hasn’t been as successful. That’s left Nintendo open to ideas it might previously have dismissed. For example, next week sees the launch of free downloadable content for <b>Mario Kart 8</b> that adds …

Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare review

Starting life as a PC game, before being recreated on nearly a dozen other formats, Plants Vs Zombies has been a surprise hit. And, because Electronic Arts now owns the developer that made it, that success is in the process of being turned into a franchise. This involves churning out new episodes, …

If Jony Ive Designed The Original Nintendo, It Would Look Like This

When the vintage Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was first released in the United States in 1985, it looked like a two-tone plastic shoebox. But what would it look like if Apple designed it today? Probably a lot like the Analogue Nt, a new console with the 8-bit guts of the vintage NES, wrapped …

3D Printed Raspberry Pi NES Case: NinTastic - Technabob

Out of all computers, the Raspberry Pi is most ripe for case mods because it’s tiny and doesn’t come with a case in the first place. We’ve seen a …

Big, Buff, Gamer?

I remember when I was growing up as a kid, my mother was opposed to the idea of ever getting me any kind of video game system. Back then, the …

Team USA Learns How to Compete

The Spanish expression <i>saber competir</i> is difficult to translate—but the Americans are beginning to understand it<p>The U.S. win over Ghana last Monday …

USA vs. Portugal 2014: TV schedule, start time for 2014 World Cup

The USA could qualify for the knockout stages with a game to spare if they can defeat troubled Portugal in Manaus.<p>The United States could seal an early qualification into the knockout stages of the World Cup if they can defeat Portugal.<p>The two teams clash in Manaus on very different levels of …