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Play 900 classic arcade games in your web browser, right now

Some 900 classic arcade games are now available for you to play, all you need is a web browser, and if you're reading this, you're probably good to go.<p>They're all housed for posterity over at The Internet Archive, thanks to the efforts of Jason Scott and those who worked JSMESS (or JavaScript Mess) …

Infographic: Nintendo's 125 Greatest Games Broken Down

IGN's list examined.<p>To celebrate Nintendo's 125th anniversary, IGN recently compiled a list of what we think are the 125 greatest Nintendo games ever …

Documentary About Video Game Music Hits Funding Goal

The Players' Score, a documentary about the personal and cultural impact of video game music, has reached its Kickstarter funding goal of $24,000. The funding milestone happened Tuesday, with just three days to go in its campaign.<p>"Have you ever paused a game just to hear the music play?" reads a …

Bands

Celebrate the N64's 18th anniversary with this 1996 VHS tape

The Nintendo 64 arrived on North American retail shelves Sept. 29, 1996 — exactly 18 years ago today — but Nintendo Power subscribers got a glimpse of the console early, thanks to a VHS tape you can watch online.<p>In the summer of 1996, subscribers received the 15-minute video called "Change the …

Ten enchanting travel experiences in Greenland

So you think Greenland is a far-flung travel dream? Pinch yourself. This Arctic country might be huge, but a trip to western Greenland can take in a breathtaking range of sights, from Disko Bay’s iceberg studded waters to valleys so vast you’ll feel like the last hiker on Earth. Start with these 10 …

Nintendo Is Stuck In The Mud Because Of The Wii U, And 'Mario Kart' Isn't Helping Much

Even though Mario Kart 8, its big first-party game released in May, shipped more than 2.82 million copies by the end of June, the Mario-themed racing game was not enough to help Nintendo's struggling Wii U console perform in this particular quarter. The company said it lost $97 million between …

Retrogaming

Epic Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Comic Con Trailer Features Gollum, Reveals Celebrimbor, Crafter Of One Ring

Now that's how you make a story trailer. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor just brought down the house at the San Diego Comic-Con with this stuning …

Comic-Con

14 Of The Coolest Video Game Easter Eggs In The World

Sometimes it's a secret room. Sometimes it's a whole playable level. Sometimes it's a secret message.<p>The first well-known Easter egg appeared in a video game called "Adventure," which was released in 1979 for the Atari 2600 console. The game's author was annoyed he didn't get credit for his work, …

Xbox One Sales Double From May to June

Seems like cutting Kinect was the right move.<p>Back in May, Microsoft made a move that many predicted it would: it announced that Xbox One and Kinect …

Is This the Warner Bros-DC Movies Line-Up for the Next Four Years?

As we all know, Warner Bros and their DC Films' slate has been somewhat lacking, especially compared to the output of chief competitor Marvel (think about it: we've had two "Captain America" and "Thor" movies and zero "Wonder Woman" films). But, it seems that WB and DC are getting more aggressive, …

Project Flare allows Square Enix to create a virtual world 17 times larger than Skyrim

Square Enix may have disappointed some fans by not bringing <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> and <i>Kingdom Hearts 3</i> to this year's E3, but they saved one surprise to show off behind closed doors.<p>In a demo and question-and-answer session mostly restricted to developers and potential publishing partners, Square Enix …

Lost British silent film classic Love, Life and Laughter found in Dutch archive

There are few who can claim to have seen the 1923 film Love, Life and Laughter, but the critic of the Manchester Guardian appears to have enjoyed it, acknowledging its masterpiece credentials and calling it "ambitious, spectacular" and "lit and photographed with a beauty to dream of".<p>Film-goers …

Age of Wonders 3 review: power fantasy

Age of Wonders 3 is a challenging power fantasy.<p><i>Age of Wonders 3</i> is a rush of absolute mastery over an entire world.<p>You're given charge of everything in this fantasy world, from political, economic and social oversight to down-in-the-mud military judgements. But it's up to you to bring all of these …

Study Says Online Gamers Aren't Loners Who Lock Themselves In Their Basements Anymore

A new study finds that the typical 2014 gamer doesn’t fit the old, reductive stereotypes.<p>“Gamers aren’t the antisocial basement-dwellers we see in …