Andrew Chau

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No One's Betting for You: Get Value From Strong, 'Hidden' Hands

So what if you aren't "supposed" to have lucked into that backdoor straight. Bet the hand! Share: Facebook Twitter Google+ Linkedin

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Bethesda Announces New Skyrim Play Mode DLC – What Is Survival Mode In Skyrim?

Just a little over a year after Survival Mode for <i>Fallout 4</i> was announced in beta, Bethesda has thrown gamers in another one of its hottest properties …

6 New Songs To Add To Your Playlist Now

<b>Metric – Cascades</b> <br>Toronto electro-rockers Metric are back with a brand new album this fall called <b>Pagans In Vegas</b>. The band’s sixth full-length will …

Love, Loss, and Music Collide in this Heartbreaking Tale

Warning: This anime might just make you cry.<p><i>Your Lie in April</i> is the story of Kousei, a young piano prodigy who, after the death of his mother, had a …

The Thrilling Sequel To Daylight Saving Time: The Movie

"He's killing during the hour that doesn't exist!" From the makers of <i>Saving Daylight</i> comes <i>Saving Daylight: The Vanishing Hour</i>.<p>Nacho Punch returns …

After This Smash Bros. Rap Nothing Will Ever Be Okay Again

Smosh's lewd and crude <i>Smash Bros.</i> rap has generated more than two million views since Friday's debut, with countless Villager-induced nightmares to …

Little Mac's true calling revealed

Believe it or not, but someone at Nintendo actually liked the Captain Falcon's ass tribute amiibo video we did last month. Thanks to that …

The Top 50 Smash Bros. Plays of Last Year

The <i>Smash Bros.</i> community has seen a lot of hype in the last year, culminating in a lot of excellent plays. Now that 2014 is over, let's look back at …

LOL: Five Steps To Learn ‘How To Fake French’ Without Knowing The Language

<i>Image via Erica Guaca</i><p><b>Comedienne Erica Guaca</b> has humorously created a video to show us ‘How To Fake French’, without actually having to know the …

Microsoft is looking into how the HoloLens could work with PCs, Xbox One

Microsoft's HoloLens is designed to be it's own thing, not a peripheral for computer, console, tablet or phone. That's a distinction the company feels is incredibly important to make to ensure the success of the device.<p>But if the HoloLens becomes a successful standalone product, it doesn't sound …

John Romero playing Doom is pornography for game designers

"Here's kind of a golden rule of level design: finish the first level last. Then you've learned everything about the game's level design, and you're going to put it all in the first level where you want people to get excited anyway," he begins.<p>John Romero is a co-founder of id Software and designer …

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 …

Her Story is a Serial-style mystery, blending FMV and adventure games

Sam Barlow has never listened to the wildly popular podcast Serial, but he may be creating the closest thing to a video game version we currently have: <i>Her Story</i>, a tale rooted in crime and armchair sleuthing.<p><i>Her Story</i> is a Mac and Windows PC title currently gathering votes on Steam Greenlight. Best …

Fan Overhauls Steam UI, Valve Should Take Notice

I’ve been using Steam since its inception, and I’ve never much minded its interface.<p>It used to be more bare-bones and simple, and now it’s a bit noisier and messy. It looks nicer than it used to but the trade-off has been a loss of minimalism (in its default view) that I find distracting. The last …

UI Design

Tinker Tactics

I came across Tinker Tactics today, and was intrigued with the low component count and simple rules. All that’s needed to play are a few dice, and a …

Few Anime are as Fun as Amagi Brilliant Park

Some anime get the adrenaline pumping. Others tug at the heartstrings. Some are mindless adventures while yet others make you think. And then there …

Bradley Cooper: five best moments

It isn’t always easy to make the jump from uproarious satire to brow-furrowing Oscar material – but try telling that to Bradley Cooper. He went from a gloriously camp debut in cult comedy Wet Hot American Summer to picking up a third Academy award nod yesterday for his lead role in American Sniper, …

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The 8 Best Games of 2014 (that I've actually played)

2014 has been another great year for tabletop gaming. The hobby is going from strength to strength and is getting more main stream as each month …

Game Format: Competitive, Cooperative, and Semi-Quasi-Collaboration Games | Big Game Theory!

<i>Awesome flowchart!</i><p>One of my interesting side projects has been working with a few other BGG’ers in the Game Genome Project Guild. I’ve referenced …

Duolingo For Schools Is Free, And It May Change The EdTech Market

Duolingo for schools offers a window into the future of education technology. It shows us how interactive digital technologies can be used to create a more equitable educational landscape, not just in the U.S., but globally. It reminds us why we all bought into these networked technologies in the …

Language Learning

The Coolest Custom Stages For Super Smash Bros. Wii U (So Far)

<i>Super Smash Bros.</i> finally came to the Wii U last month. Creative types that they are, avid fans have been having a lot of fun with the game's new …

Get better at Super Smash Bros. with these technical training videos

If you're looking to make your favorite <i>Super Smash Bros. for Wii U</i> or <i>3DS</i> characters a bit more survivable, a YouTube channel titled Super Smash Academy might have some helpful tips for you. A new video from the channel, posted above, covers some recovery techniques for specific characters, like …

The Cockiest Way To End A Smash Bros. Match

Last weekend, a <i>Smash Bros.</i> event called Shockwave 11 went down. And during a Grand Final match with two impressive players, we saw what is probably a …

2014’s top board games for parties or family nights

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>The world of video games may have received the lion’s share of public attention this year (for better or worse), but that …

How To Recreate The Best Cut Stages In Super Smash Bros. Wii U

The latest installment in the Smash Bros. series is a fantastic game, as I mentioned in my review, but longtime fans may notice a few things missing. …

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This game will make you hate yourself

I hadn't been playing <i>This War of Mine</i> very long, before I encountered irrefutable proof of the permeability of own moral boundaries.<p>As a character living under the violent siege of a modern city, me and a few friends were eking out a miserable existence by foraging abandoned houses for food, water, …

10 Advanced Techniques That'll Make You A Bettter Smash Bros. Player

The Wii U version of <i>Smash Bros</i>. drops next week—and in the meantime, you can start brushing up on some of your skills on the 3DS version, or at the …

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS: Tips for playing the new characters

Let’s build some hurting bombs.<p>Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS adds 14 new characters (not counting the customizable Mii Fighters) to the popular cross-over fighting game series. And while a couple of them are essentially clones of older characters, many are incredibly unique and creative.<p>That’s …