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20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

How to set up HDR gaming on your 4K HDR TV and PS4 and PS4 Pro

The advent of UHD 4K resolution has been a major boon to gaming, as it brought crisper resolutions and finer detail to graphics. However, while 4K is …

This One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese Is the Ultimate Comfort Food

Chili mac and cheese is comfort food at its finest. A love child of a hearty beef chili and a cheesy macaroni casserole, this dinner comes together …

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

NES Classic: 5 tips and tricks you need to know

If you're lucky enough to own the hard-to-find NES Classic, here are some key tips and tricks to help you get the maximum enjoyment out of Nintendo's mini retro console.<p>Let's fantasize, for a moment, that you're lucky enough to get your hands on 2016's most impossible-to-find gift: the NES Classic. …

15 of the best video games you may have missed in 2016

Shin Megami Tensei

Super Mario Bros. 3D Motion Notebook

Mario in motion<p>Hardcover notebook with lenticular Mario scene on the front<br>• Mario runs through the scene as you tilt the notebook<br>• Interior pages feature …

Kit-Cat Classic Black 14"

Originally invented in 1932 in a rural Oregon town, the <b>Kit-Cat Clock</b> rose to fame in the ’50s with its <b>swinging tail, rolling eyes and cheery face.</b> Inspired by the original design, this classic clock has the same <b>old school, black-and-white tuxedo look</b> and flaunts an adorable bow tie and moustache. …

Raspberry Pi mod turns classic Game Boy into a perfect handheld emulator

There are few things that warm a nerd’s heart quite like a great console mod, which is why we felt we had no choice but to share this impressive …

Retrogaming

Get a retro feel in today’s games with this NES-like controller

Nintendo struck gold when it released the original NES, with a simple but perfectly-designed controller layout still beloved to this day. Sure, technology has made enormous improvements, but there’s still nothing quite like playing your favorite games on an old school NES controller.<p>Luckily, 8Bitdo …

Retrogaming

Giant collection of 16-bit Nintendo cover art is ultimate coffee table book for old school gamers

Thanks to modern Internet marketing, it’s unlikely that anyone buys a <b>video game</b> without first having seen multiple gameplay videos of it as various …

Retrogaming

Build a Retro Gaming Console with Raspberry Pi

Nostalgic for Atari, Nintendo, Sega Genesis, and arcade games? With RetroPie, a software that organizes all your games into one easy-to-navigate place, a Raspberry Pi, and a USB gaming controller you can be playing the classics in less than an hour.<p>The RetroPie software builds off of the Emulation …

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Here's How Restaurants Manipulate Menus To Make You Spend More Money

Americans are spending more on eating out than ever before, and restaurants are doing everything they can to up the bill. Professionals known as "menu engineers" work to increase the amount of money consumers will spend by looking at the profitability, placement and popularity of certain items.<p>Last …

Select Your Hero Project

I must say I really love seeing cool illustration projects featuring overall pop culture. Christopher Lee, a Californian designer and illustrator, is …

Paul Reubens

The Handless Gamer - Character Select - Razer Documentary - IGN Video

Meet Macs, a man without hands who learned to conquer his disability with the power of games.

Documentaries

Nendoroid Mario is the cutest Mario yet

Japanese toymaker Good Smile Company is giving Nintendo's Mario the Nendoroid toy treatment with a cute, highly poseable action figure next year. Good Smile's Mario will join his brother Luigi, who was released as part of the Nendoroid line earlier this year.<p>Nendoroid Mario comes with two …

Explore Eight New Mind-Bending Worlds in Monument Valley’s ‘Forgotten Shores’ | Colossal

<p>It’s rare that we stop to consider apps and video games on Colossal, but when we do, it’s with good reason. Monument Valley (previously), a …

Street Fighter 2: An Oral History | Polygon

"He would prank you. He'd send over ideas for video games and want me to give him my input, and it would turn out to be porn."

Japan used to rule video games, so what happened?

Everyone knows video games are big in Japan, but in recent years the question has been whether Japan’s still big in video games. “Japan is over. We're done. Our game industry is finished,” said <i>Mega Man</i> and <i>Dead Rising</i> creator Keiji Inafune at the Tokyo Game Show in 2009, and five years on there’s no …

‘80s Cartoon Villains Catch Air in Art Series by Andy MacDonald

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

One Hell Of A Video Game Coffee Table Book

How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting

A successful Kickstarter campaign that depicts classic video characters like Mario and Zelda in medieval Japan has injected new designs into an ancient but stagnating craft.<p>Whether Hyrule or the Mushroom Kingdom, we’re used to video game heroes saving their own respective pixel worlds. This is the …

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Latest<p>Get The Sonic Forces Bonus Edition For Super Cheap With Special Code<p>Sonic Forces 10 hours ago<p>Sonic Forces<p>This ‘Harry Potter’ Nimbus 2000 and …

Wickedly Humorous Illustrations Add Clever Twists to Pop Culture

Illustrator Ben Chen's dark sense of humor and love of pop culture result in incredibly imaginative and clever illustrations. Chen, whose work we've previously shared, creates digital artworks that are filled with bold color schemes, cartoonish flair, playful twists, and an often morbid …

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Super Mario 64's Iconic First Stage In LEGO Form

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

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IGN's Year of Adventure: All Our Point and Click Adventures

We relive the genre's glory days.<p>King's Quest. Space Quest. Maniac Mansion. Zak McKrakken. Leisure Suit Larry. Broken Sword. Monkey Island. Grim …