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20 Pieces of Video Game-Themed Home Decor That Take Creativity to the Next Level

Geeky creatives across the world have come up with an incredible array of video gaming-themed home decor. These 20 awesome examples ought to be the …

Playing With Power – Nintendo Power #10

I’m guessing most people didn’t realize that this issue of Nintendo Power sees the first mention of a new Nintendo home console on the horizon as …

Retrogaming

2015 Wii U exclusives that will save the console

The Wii U is in a pretty strange place right now.<p>Nintendo is on the verge of announcing a new gaming platform, leaving its mid-generation console in …

Retrogaming

Nintendo reveals Mario 30th anniversary website - NintendoToday

Nintendo opens a new site to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Mario, with a special Mario Maker tribute.

You Wish Your Office Had This Punch-Out!! Mural

Once upon a time, an office worker decided to liven up his drab Productivity Cube™ with some Duck Hunt art, made entirely using Post-It Notes (1,518 …

Retrogaming

Tower Records celebrates Super Mario Bros.' 30th anniversary with cafe and sale

It’s hard to believe <b>it’s been 30 years since Nintendo first unveiled Super Mario Bros. on the original Japanese NES</b>, or Famicon as it’s known in …

Metal Gear

E3 Starts Early With Virtual Reality Conference on Thursday

With virtual reality poised to be a significant part of E3, one of the biggest players in the business has announced its own dedicated conference--which will begin before the show even starts.<p>The Facebook-owned Oculus VR, maker of the Oculus Rift headset, has announced that its "Oculus E3 Press …

Virtual Reality

Guy Spends $50,000 on Stunning Elder Scrolls Basement

A lot of people like The Elder Scrolls, but not everyone would be willing or able to spend tens of thousands on a renovation project to turn their basement into something that looks like it's pulled right out of the video game franchise. But that's exactly what DC Comics artist Tyler Kirkham …

The Elder Scrolls

Razer in Talks to Buy Struggling Ouya - Report

Ouya is seeking a buyer, and PC gaming giant Razer is now reportedly in "advanced" discussions with Ouya to buy it out for a figure in the $10 million range, according to a new report from GamesBeat.<p>Citing a "reliable source," the site reports that Ouya's debt holders are spurring the sale, …

Razer

Angry Birds Fight is a hybrid monster of Candy Crush and RPG gaming

The 11th game in the Angry Birds franchise launches worldwide today<p>Second album syndrome is all about the difficulty of following up on that initial smash hit, but spare a thought for those suffering from 11th album syndrome. This is the plight of Rovio, the Finnish company that's still trying to …

Angry Birds

Product Hunt Levels Up With A Gaming Category

Product Hunt, the platform for upvoting the top tech products, is making its first expansion outside of tech into gaming and has pulled in game publication Polygon co-founder Russ Frushtick to head up the new category.<p>The Product Hunt Games section will look similar to the main list of the top tech …

Product Management

Reddit in revolt over anti-harrassment policy enforcement

Reddit is revolting -- or at least, some of its users are. After the popular discussion forum banned five subreddits for infringing its …

Internet

Apple Music May Cost Just $2 to $3 Per Month in India and Russia

Apple Music will cost $9.99 per month in the United States after a three-month free trial period, but the service may have lower pricing elsewhere. A sign-up menu for Apple Music that started appearing yesterday for some developers and public beta testers on iOS 8.4 beta 4 reveals that the …

3 out of 4 smartphones and tablets used for gaming are Android

Google’s market-share lead is starting to get silly.<p>Around the world, approximately 1.1 billion people play games on portable devices — and most of those are Android phones or tablets, according to a new report from analysts at IDC and App Annie. The two intelligence firms have worked together to …

Startups
Retrogaming

Nobody wins in this Angry Birds / Sonic crossover

Fan fiction: the video game<p>Sonic the Hedgehog isn't what he used to be. Once one of the most iconic faces in gaming, now his biggest hits are self-aware tweets. Obviously, there's only one thing that can make him relevant again: <i>Angry Birds</i>.<p>As part of a limited time promotion, for the next three …

App Store

Virtual Reality Home Gym Means Bodybuilding on Different Planets

Why go to the gym when you can work out in outer space?<p>According to the 80% of Americans who fall short of the CDC's physical activity guidelines, working out is not ideal. But would that ab set be more bearable if you were doing it in outer space, or at the bottom of the ocean? That's the …

Virtual Reality

Iwata acknowledges that Japanese game consumption differs from rest of the world - NintendoToday

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata finally admits that the rest of the world plays games differently from Japan, as the country is increasingly focused …

Iwata reaffirms his presence in future Directs, apologizes for Amiibo shortages

Utilizing Nintendo of Japan’s Twitter account, Satoru Iwata shared a few words, and a personal apology.<p>Iwata’s first remarks were on his absence from …

New Fan-Made Dungeons & Dragons Beat 'Em Up Released

Back in 1994, I played the Capcom <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> beat ’em up “Tower of Doom” so often that friends jokingly congratulated me on my marriage to it …

Games/Apps: BioShock Infinite Complete $8, Tomb Raider $16, Wolfenstein New Order $20, freebies, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>In today’s best game/app deals, we have a number of notable Mac game price drops starting with the BioShock Infinite: Complete …