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Rescued bird sounds like a video game

Last month a volunteer at the Criadouro Onca Pintada Jaguar Breeding Project in Brazil happened upon this very interesting little Azure Jay.<p>The bird somehow picked up the ability to sound like both a computer game and your worst nightmares.<p>The uploader tells Polygon, through a translator, that the …

Mega64's 'totally true' history of Final Fantasy with Hironobu Sakaguchi is the best

How did Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi go from <i>Rad Racer</i> to <i>Final Fantasy</i> to celebrated hip-hop artist? Mega64 and Sakaguchi himself share the "totally true story" of how the legendary game developer — who was given the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Game Developers Choice Awards …

Raw sexuality explodes out of this 50 Shades of Grey trailer ... rendered in Lego

I want to talk to you about hot, throbbing sexuality. And Lego bricks.<p>Everything is getting the Lego treatment, and those bricks can do anything, as we've seen from the <i>Jurassic World</i> trailer. Fans have even made great-looking versions of <i>Destiny</i> guns. Lego has infiltrated every fandom, every corner …

Metroid Prime Trilogy is $10 on the Wii U right now, go buy it

<i>Metroid Prime Trilogy</i>, which includes the acclaimed GameCube originals <i>Metroid Prime</i> and <i>Metroid Prime 2: Echoes</i>, as well as Wii classic <i>Metroid Prime 3: Corruption</i>, is currently 50 percent off. The offer is good today until Feb. 5 at 8:59 a.m. PT, so if you're craving spacey first-person action, get …

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You've seen the brilliant Strafe ad, but what about the game?

Earlier this week, you might have seen the hilarious Kickstarter commercial for <i>Strafe</i> (below). If not, you really ought to take a look, especially if you played video games in the 1990s.<p>When the commercial hit on Tuesday, designed to launch a retro-style first-person shooter campaign on …

Watch a self-aware Mario play Super Mario

In one more step to mankind's eventual enslavement by robots and AIs, programmers have written code that, when running alongside a version of Super Mario Bros., makes Mario self-aware.<p><b>Correction:</b> You may have noticed we've had some trouble identifying which version of Super Mario Bros. this is. The …

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' As Game Of The Year Is Like 'Crash' Winning The Oscar

Every major gaming outlet recently wrapped up the year with a top ten or so list of best games, ultimately culminating in a coveted Game of the Year award. The game running away with the most high honors? That would be Bioware’s Dragon Age: Inquisition, the high fantasy epic which aimed to reverse …

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How One Direction ruined this European coding conference

A coding conference in Cardiff, Wales has been disrupted after fans of the hugely popular U.K. boyband One Direction booked all nearby hotel accomodations for the musical act's concert in June, conference planners at DjangoCon have confirmed.<p>One Direction is holding only two U.K. concerts during …

Claim a free game and give up the right to sue over Assassin's Creed Unity

Those who bought the season pass for Assassin's Creed Unity are off and downloading their free game now, a make-good for Ubisoft shipping broken game that needed four patches in its first month. Game Informer offered a useful reminder that's worth repeating here: You're giving up legal rights by …

DRAMAtical Murder is Cronenberg by way of Lisa Frank, and it's a shame you can't play it

<i>DRAMAtical Murder</i> is a wound that doesn't heal.<p>The game is <i>Snow Crash</i> with a Lisa Frank meets Vocaloid aesthetic, set to a catchy/corny synth-pop soundtrack. The interface is bubblegum pop, but not overly garish, with neat retro effects when the story calls for it. The character portraits and scenes …

Why Suikoden II Is the Best Game You've Never Played

Build an army, fight wars, and win the game of thrones.<p><i>Update: Suikoden 2 is on sale in The PlayStation Store for 5 bucks until May 5, 2015. He're</i> …

'Black Desert' Open Beta Starts On December 17th

If you haven’t been following the hugely ambitious Korean PC MMORPG Black Desert then you are really missing out.<p>Despite being one of the most graphically impressive games in development right now, it also has an incredibly good character creation setup. The facial sculpting is also some of the …

Foxcatcher: the tale of two Olympic stars and an offer they should have refused

On Friday 26 January 1996, Dave Schultz had to collect his children from school. Although everyone agreed he was a devoted father to Alexander, nine, and six-year-old Danielle, he could be a bit absent-minded. So, just to be sure, he had written a reminder on the back of his hand in marker pen: …

The Key to the Best Chicken Fingers Ever

<i>by Matt Duckor</i><p>Photo: Romulo Yanes<p>"Aren't chicken fingers basically just fried chicken?" you might ask.<p>Absolutely not.<p>The chicken fingers of our childhood were glorious sticks of white breast meat, coated in a dubious, yet totally delicious breading that contained who-knew-what but got fried in oil …

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Unlock Every Character in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U - IGN Video

Secret fighters unlock differently in the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros, find out how to get them.

Now You Can Play 'Smash Bros.' On Your TI-83 Calculator

Now there's a new way for bored kids to kill time in algebra class -- playing "Super Smash Bros." on their calculators.<p>"Super Smash Bros. Open" is a program that brings the popular Nintendo game to graphing calculators such as the TI-83 and TI-84. Hayleia, a user at Omnimaga.org, a calculator-game …

7 Batman Villains That Would Make the Worst Roommates - Comic

Willow And Jaden Smith’s Interview With The ‘New York Times’ Is Insane

Fun theory about fortune cookie robots Jaden and Willow Smith: outside of their parents, they’ve never communicated with another person who wasn’t a pretentious artist, disgraced mad scientist, or Jackie Chan. Otherwise, I can think of no other reason why, except Scientology, why a 16- and …

Stephen King Goes off on Stanley Kubrick's THE SHINING Again

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6 Video Games That Put Insane Detail Into Stuff You Missed

It has to be strange working on a video game, knowing that the work you put into background details and animation will be ignored by most gamers, who …

The Tribe review – deaf-school drama is shocking, violent and unique

Miroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s The Tribe has to be the most startling and bizarre film to be presented at this year’s London film festival, where it arrives having made an appearance at critics’ week in Cannes. It is perhaps open to charges of gimmickry, but surely no one could deny its fascination. I …

Here's the First Nine Minutes of the Bayonetta Anime in English

<i>Bayonetta 2</i> isn’t the only thing <i>Bayonetta</i> hitting store shelves next week: The awesomely over-the-top anime <i>Bayonetta: Bloody Fate</i> will be released as …

Wonder Woman is getting her own movie; Flash, Aquaman, Shazam on deck | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

"Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" director Zack Snyder tweeted out this first look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros.)<p>Henry Cavill will be reprising his “Man of Steel” role as Superman in "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice." (Warner Bros.)<p>Ben Affleck will portray the Dark …

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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Game/Adapter/Controller Bundle is a EB Games Exclusive in Canada

With Super Smash Bros. Wii U releasing on November 21st for people in North America, controller options are starting to be looked at for the game. …

Meet The Voice Actors Behind Persona Q's Yukiko, Nanako, And Aigis

In a new video for the upcoming 3DS title Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, we get to meet two of the game's voice performers.<p>In the video you will …

Talking Paradigm: A Surreal New Adventure Game

Indie developer Jacob Janerka on his quirky post-apocalyptic, retro Soviet sci-fi world.<p>Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. It’s the near …

The 'Crazy Russian Hacker' Shows Us How To Make Potato Chips In The Microwave

The next time a potato chip crisis strikes, do not panic. If you've got a potato on hand (which you always should) and your kitchen is equipped with a microwave, all is well. In the video above, YouTuber CrazyRussianHacker shows just how simple it is to nuke up a batch of your own crispy …

The best movie masturbation scenes

<b>Judge Reinhold and Phoebe Cates in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" (Universal Pictures)</b><p>From “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” to “Wetlands,” the most memorable autoerotic moments on the big screen<p>Gary M. Kramer<p>September 26, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>"Wetlands," which is currently in theaters, features two …

What’s it like to be a woman in competitive gaming? A female gamer explains.

Non-gamers love to stereotype the world of competitive gaming. But what’s it really like? We asked a former competitive Super Smash Brothers Melee …