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Cards Against Humanity and the art of hyper-local crowdsourcing

Seven co-creators of <i>Cards Against Humanity</i> spent much of their PAX East 2014 panel soliciting suggestions that would, presumably, make it into future expansions for "the party game for horrible people." It's unlikely, however, that the audience expected to see their ideas realized quite so …

Stealthy Box – Gaming News

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5 Ways Elder Scrolls Online Is Worse Than Skyrim

Last week, I detailed the reasons that <i>Elder Scrolls Online</i> is better than <i>Skyrim</i>. The MMORPG isn't an upgrade in every way, though.<p>The <i>Elder Scrolls</i> …

The Elder Scrolls

Marathon gamer sets record for longest run on a single quarter: 85 hours

The games may be more than 30 years old but the hardcore record-hunters of the classic arcade gaming scene still find new marks to shoot for. And John Salter now has two world records to his name.<p>Salter, of Oakland, Ohio, played 1980's <i>Armor Attack</i> (pictured) for 85 hours, 16 minutes on a single …

Where are MMOs going in the next decade?

Massively multiplayer online games are a genre at a crossroads. Development funding, post-launch business models and the gameplay experience itself are a few of the elements of MMOs that are subject to constant experimentation these days. The world is changing, and during PAX East 2014 yesterday, a …

Ethical gaming: can video games be a force for good?

A decade ago Asi Burak developed a video game designed to encourage opposing parties in the Israel-Palestine dispute over land to better understand – even empathise – with each other's point of view. That conflict may be no closer to a resolution, but the concept that interactive games can be used …

The New Longest Arcade Game Run In History - Over 85 Hours

On the morning of Wednesday, April 9, Ohio arcade champion John Salter slipped a quarter into his <i>Armor Attack</i> arcade cabinet. By the time he finished …

IRL: A rant about Nintendo's Virtual Console service

<i>Welcome to</i> IRL<i>, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment.</i><p>Before you send in your angry emails, comments and tweets that decry me as a hatchet-wielding antichrist, let's …