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GameStop should feel threatened: Tiny startup GameLock is changing the game trade-in business

Games are not like cars or smartphones. The quality of the experience doesn’t really diminish if a PlayStation 4 disc had a previous owner. That’s why retail giant GameStop has such a significant second-hand software business, and it’s why a startup based in Jerusalem is looking to get in on the …

Wikileaks Had A Great Response To The CIA Joining Twitter

There were myriad reactions to the CIA joining Twitter on Friday, but the radical transparency website Wikileaks had a great response that probably irritated the intelligence agency often operating in the shadows.<p>The Wikileaks Twitter account, which many believe to be controlled by founder Julian …

Net Neutrality

Gaming art for your new Twitter header: The ’90s (part 1)

The old Twitter header image on your profile was small and puny. The new layout provides a much larger space to display a custom picture, so why not use that area to flaunt one of those awesome video games you won’t shut up about?<p>We’re releasing seven days’ worth of artwork, each with a different …

5 Insane Video Game Easter Eggs You Weren't Supposed to Find

Like the basement of the weirdo you met on OKCupid, most video games contain secrets not meant for your eyes. Due to the impossibly complex way games …

TFTW: Top Ten Video Game Trilogies

GamesBeat Community: Write reviews and win a free game

We love reading what you guys write for us in GamesBeat Unfiltered, and we especially enjoy the recent surge of reviews you all crafted. To encourage more critiques of titles old and new, we’re putting out this community prompt. We want more reviews!<p>And we’re willing to bribe you for …

Google app rewards Android users for giving their two cents

If you only need a few more Play credits to buy that game or rent a movie, then you might be interested in a new app simply called Google Opinion Rewards. Just as its name suggests, all you have to do to earn credit is to answer a weekly survey with up to ten questions each. Of course, you'll have …

Android to Xbox 360: What can the PS4's DualShock 4 control?

The PlayStation 4 controller is a radically improved DualShock, the sort of controller you might like so much you'd want to use it on other platforms too.<p>So the day after buying two of the controllers, we set about seeing what we could get them to work on. We tested the DualShock 4 on an Android …

Payday 2 essentials guide and walkthrough

Payday 2 simulates bank robberies, jewelry store break-ins, and so much more. As fun as this illegal activity can be, it's not easy running your game …

Third-party Chromecast apps stream local movies, pics and more from PCs, Macs, Androids

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Google’s Chromecast(s GOOG) is the newest way to wirelessly stream media from the cloud to an HDTV, but it’s capable of more. …

Top Ten Most Influential Games

MAN of STEEL in GTA 4! Mod Gameplay!

Sylvester Stallone

Coming Soon: "Breaking Bad" Beer

Marble Brewery will be selling an India Pale Ale called "Heisenberg's Dark" during the final season. Sadly, only in New Mexico.<p>Best enjoyed while playing the <i>Breaking Bad</i> drinking game.

New Mexico

Custom-built Katamari controller is made from yoga ball, DualShock 2 pad, power of the cosmos (video)

Conventional wisdom would suggest that making a for-real <i>Katamari Damacy</i> ball would be tricky, but that didn't stop Chris McInnis, Ron LeBlanc and Tom Gwozdz from taking up the challenge. As part of the Nuit Blanche festival in London, Canada (which also included some building-projected gaming), …

Choose your own nightmare in 'Home,' a horror game for iOS

No death, no combat, but plenty of scares<p><i>Home</i> doesn't have many of the elements of a typical horror game. There are no monsters or axe-wielding maniacs. The pixelated graphics won't haunt your dreams and there are no jump scares. There isn't even any combat, and your character can't die. Instead, …

21 Heartwarming And Beautiful Facts About Mr. Rogers That Will Brighten Even The Crummiest Day

It might be a beautiful day in the neighborhood, but you're probably going to need some Kleenex for this post.

George A. Romero

This Video Of A Giant Snake Opening A Door May Traumatize You For Life

Hide your kids, hide your wife. While you're at it, hide yourself too.


E3 game deals: Battlefield 4, Arkham Origins, and more at 25% off

<i>Update: 10/28/13: Battlefield 4 is now released and its discounted by 20% to $48 at GMG! This deal last for a limited time until Wednesday tomorrow at 11AM EDT.</i><p>Even if the barrage of E3 news hasn’t tired you out by now (especially Xbone vs. PS4), thinking about which of the 90+ mentioned or …

31 Unmistakable Signs That You're An Introvert

A surprise birthday party is my worst nightmare.

21 People Who Prove You're Only As Old As You Feel

I can't wait to get old.

London Marathon

27 Ingenious Ways To Stay Cool This Summer

You're meltinnnnnggggggg. But it doesn't have to be that way, even without a pool or an AC.

Summer Camp

Halo 3 Videos

Birthday Cake w/ Old School Video Games On Each Side

This is the birthday cake made by Wedding Cakes By Nicole featuring Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, Tetris and Frogger scenes on each side, and Pong on the …

Christopher Walkenthrough - Slender the Arrival