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Japanese Garden Bench

Combine five 2x4s, a handful of screws and a long afternoon to build a handsome and sturdy sitting spot for your deck or garden. by Christopher …

Japanese Gardens

Build Your Own Workshop Stool With a Secret Compartment That Happens to Fit a Beer

A small stool for your workshop is handy enough as it is, but over on YouTube, Patrick Soriano decided to add in a secret compartment that just so …

How to turn The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time into an 11-button arcade machine

There's a great 15-step guide over on Instructable that walks you through the process of creating a bartop arcade cabinet for the Nintendo 64's <i>Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i>.<p>The process isn't for the weak-of-heart or the unhandy, but the result looks pretty amazing. Instructable user Phrazelle …

Here's How Gamer-Teachers Use Video Games In The Classroom

Games are being used much more widely in schools than they were when I first started writing about them 2 or 3 years ago. As of fall 2013, 74% of K-8 teachers were using digital games. 55% of these teachers have students playing digital games at least weekly, 9% daily. The games they are using are …

'Game of Thrones' is a lot less depressing with old-school video game sounds

HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i> isn't exactly uplifting, but a YouTube video from Ozzy Man takes the worst of Westeros and makes it much more fun.<p>Press play above to watch the transformation from bleak to hilarious. Be warned, though: There are plenty of spoilers here, so if you're not caught up, you'll want …

12 games that teach kids to code — and are even fun, too

Coding is a big deal right now. Worldwide, 36 million kids have taken part in “Hour of code” activities, helping them become active, rather than passive users of technology and starting learning that might one day help secure a job in our increasingly tech-driven world.<p>Even if your kids don’t go on …

'Game of Thrones' intro gets the 8-bit treatment

A YouTube user by the name of NicksplosionFX just released a mashup in which he renders the entire "Game of Thrones" intro video in the world of Super Mario. Looking at the Mario version and the original intro side by side, you get a real appreciation for how closely the Mario version matches that …

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Nintendo to skip E3 press conference again, this is what they're doing instead

Nintendo's plans for E3 2014 include events for people attending the convention as well as fans watching online, including a <i>Super Smash Bros. for Wii U</i> tournament from the Nokia Theatre, the company announced today.<p>A Mega64-produced video starring Reggie Fils-Aime, president and chief operating …

How Scary is Alien Isolation? - IGN Video

We locked 16 people from IGN in a room and had them play Alien: Isolation to answer the question. What did we discover? See for yourself.

Ant-Man Avengers: Edgar Wright's Script Influenced Joss Whedon's Movie

Before we knew there was going to be an <i>Avengers</i> movie, we knew <b>Edgar Wright</b> wanted to make <i>Ant-Man</i>. Wright was on stage at San Diego Comic-Con in 2006 …

Marvel Movie News - AGE OF ULTRON and ANT-MAN

20 Fascinating Facts You May Not Know About ‘Super Mario Bros.’

Do I really need to explain what <i>Super Mario Bros</i>. is? It was the most popular game of all time for over 20-years (until Nintendo topped themselves with <i>Wii Sports</i>). The game inspired literally hundreds of imitators, and nearly every aspect of it, from its music, to its backgrounds, enemies and items …

5 best N64 emulators for Android

The Nintendo 64 was in a class all on its own. It was one of the last consoles ever to use cartridges and featured some legendary games such as Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, 007 Goldeneye, Perfect Dark, Fable, and Pokemon Stadium. Now you can play those classics on your Android devices. Let’s …

Retrogaming

New Fatal Frame Coming To Vindicate The Wii U's Gamepad

Nintendo and Tecmo Koei have just announced that they’re working together to bring a new Fatal Frame game to the Wii U. The last entry in the series was “Mask of the Lunar Eclipse” for the Wii in 2008, but it was never brought to North America. No word if this new title will see global release, but …

Disney Updates On Star Wars, Captain America 3 & Pirates 5

New 'Flash Gordon' Movie Coming From 'Star Trek 3' Scribes – /Film

<b>Flash Gordon</b> is finally making his way back to the big screen. Twentieth Century Fox has just picked up the rights to the pulp comic hero, with <b>John</b> …

Star Trek

Move Over, Google Glass; Here Come Google Contact Lenses

Google is working on smart contact lenses, and two patents secured last week suggest the company is taking the idea seriously. The company is working on contacts with embedded cameras, as well as lenses aimed at diabetics who need to constantly monitor their blood sugar levels.<p>In the latter …

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Box-Art Is 'Gender-Neutral'

Along with its release date and the new gameplay trailer, BioWare released the box-art for <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i>. At first blush, I like it quite a lot more than say…the generic <i>BioShock Infinite</i> box-art, or the box-art for <i>Assassin’s Creed III</i>.<p>But apparently what’s most interesting about the …

What Does Nintendo's First Season Pass Mean for the Future? - IGN Video

IGN editors discuss the recent news for Mario Golf: World Tour's season pass, and what it could mean for Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros.