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If You Open a Super Nintendo Controller, You'll Find Something Cool Inside

Something more than just grime and spiders, I mean.

Retrogaming

'Wonder Blade' is a New Premium Beat 'Em Up that You Just HAVE to Try

One of the things that attracted me to mobile gaming a decade ago was how seemingly out of nowhere some amazing new game would release by some …

App Store

Larry David: What Really Happened at Trump Tower

Everybody wants to know what was said in that Trump Tower meeting with the Russians in June 2016. Well, other than the people in the room, I, Steven Yablonsky, alone know exactly what was said because I worked as a janitor in the building and was hiding in the closet recording all of it on my …

Donald Trump

Where Did the Concept of 'Shadow Banning' Come From?

It's been called shadow banning, toading, being "sent to coventry," and ghost banning—but where did it actually start?<p>On Thursday, Donald Trump tweeted: “Twitter ‘SHADOW BANNING’ prominent Republicans. Not good. We will look into this discriminatory and illegal practice at once! Many …

Internet

Building the Nintendo Snack Pack

I’ve built previous systems with an eye for authenticity and to revitalize excitement for classic consoles. The <b>Starforce NEO</b> was building an actual …

Retrogaming

The Miserable People

Miserable. Every time I see them, this is the word that prevails. Whenever I encounter a supporter of this President on social media now, or scan the …

The White House

Review: Pocket City

Aspiring urban planners, beware. Having <i>Pocket City</i> installed on your phone will give you a nasty case of compulsive phone-checking every ten minutes. …

Roads

SKYRIM AND THE PROBLEM WITH RPGS - BY MR BIFFO

Because I'm a walloping great moron, I bought Skyrim for my Switch last week. I'd played it when it first came out some years ago, and stuck with it …

The Elder Scrolls

China’s Introverts Find a Kindred Spirit: A Stick Figure From Finland

HONG KONG — People who live in China’s crowded cities are used to having their personal space invaded — in schools, malls, restaurants, bus stations, dormitories and even bathrooms. But that doesn’t mean they like it.<p>Now a growing number of them identify with a Finnish cartoon character who …

China

“Yes, as long as you don’t mention this huge swath...

Move to Hawaii, they said, it’s paradise, they said : WTF

Hawaii

#Marcher en Twitter: "The start of the new Star Wars film looks rather gritty.… "

Conversación nueva<p>En respuesta a @<b>MarcherLord1</b><p>in a galaxy probably nearby, right this very moment...pic.twitter.com/j4pONcT39w<p>1 respuesta 37 retweets …

How Pepperoni Became America's Favorite Pizza Topping

I talian immigrants may have brought pizza to the United States, but the country’s most beloved topping, pepperoni, is an entirely American …

Italian Food

Photographer Photographs Two Mimes in 1974, Only Realizes 35 Years Later that One Was Robin Williams

Robin Williams tragic death has left the entire world in shock, grieving for a man whose entire professional life was dedicated to bringing joy to …

James Gunn’s firing shows the enduring power of Gamergate - Vox

Gunn’s dismissal from Marvel and its Guardians of the Galaxy franchise is only the tip of a much bigger, more hate-filled iceberg.<p>In early July, a video game writer named Jessica Price embarked on a lengthy Twitter thread about the storytelling differences between games meant to be played as …

Social Media

Undercover Archie

How awesome is this Captain Toad GIF ⊟ It’s from Paul Robertson, the GIF/pixel-master whose work we’ve extolled in Mercenary Kings, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game, and other fine titles with impressive sprite animations. I don’t know why we don’t have a million posts about Captain Toad; it was easily the Wii U game I was most excited about at E3. It’s not slated to come out until the holiday season, but I’m contemplating putting in my preorder now. PREORDER Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, upcoming games

It’s from Paul Robertson, the GIF/pixel-master whose work we’ve extolled in <i>Mercenary Kings</i>, <i>Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game</i>, and other fine …

Retrogaming

Why I’ll Never Be Replaced by a Robot

A lot of people are worried that robots are going to take their jobs. Doctors are worried that they’ll be replaced by robot doctors. Chefs are worried that they’ll be replaced by robot chefs. But me? I’m not worried. I do certain things at work that a robot would never be able to replicate.<p>For …

Love

Real-Life Black Widow? Sure, You Nerds Will Eat That Up. This Captured Russian Spy Is Real-Life Black Widow

Maria Butina, a 29-year-old Russian woman living in Washington D.C., has been arrested by U.S. authorities and charged with being an illegal foreign …

Herbert Rossoff

<i>Herbert Rossoff was played by Armin Shimerman, who had grown accustomed to appearing as Quark. "</i>Herb Rossoff was not an extension of Quark [....] …

Republicans Won't Save Us Because Their Voters Don't Want to Be Saved: A Farce in Six Acts

1. In another of its ongoing series "Do the Editors of the <i>New York Times</i> Really Think the Yokels Will Ever Love Them?" reporters interviewed an …

Schoolhouse Rock! Presents: Double Negative Junction

Comedy

Our Deeply Perverse President Won't Shut the Fuck Up

One of the weirdest moments from last night's campaign rally for some fuckin' asshole GOP senate candidate in Great Falls, Montana (motto: "We hate …

What idiot says I have to like you to prosecute you?

<b>Total canard?</b> The whole “biased investigators/biased prosecution” claim is a giant Trump canard. By an interesting coincidence, Trump is already …

Donald Trump

Random Observations on a Traitor

1. I'm not gonna pretend to know the ins and outs of Russian/American relations in the Putin era. Yet, I know it ain't the Soviet Union, but many of …

The Way Trump and the GOP Deal With Russian Attacks Is ‘Textbook Treason’

This is an extraordinary moment. It is without equal not only in American history but in modern history.<p>The indictments of the 12 Russian military …

THE 10 BIGGEST PLATFORM GAME CLICHES

I do love a good 2D platformer. The best ones manage to lob new ideas at you with every stage, but even then (with - admittedly - a fistful of …

Boris Johnson Has Ruined Britain

LONDON — LONDON — For the second time in three years, Boris Johnson, a politician whose ambition and superficial charm far outstrip his ability, judgment or principles, is destabilizing the British government and threatening the country’s future.<p>On Monday, Mr. Johnson, in protest against Prime …

Great Britain