Nicholas Glenn

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Dust to Dust: The History of Counter-Strike

The Counter-Strike series may consistently hit the top end on Steam's chart of concurrent users today, but this competitive multiplayer phenomenon began with humble origins. To commemorate the 15 years that have passed since Counter-Strike was first released, I spoke to co-creator Minh "Gooseman" …

Dogecoin, NASCAR's strangest hood sponsor, will appear in its official video game

Dogecoin, the Bitcoin spinoff currency based on the Internet meme of the same name, has had a good run on the hood of Josh Wise's ride in NASCAR. Now it's coming to video games.<p>Wise, who ran without a hood sponsor until a Reddit campaign raised $55,000 to put Dogecoin all over his car, placed 20th …

Here's Americlap, an intentionally stupid video game

An indie developer has purposefully built a game that makes its players behave like idiots. It's <i>Americlap</i><i>,</i> in which one must clap to keep the United States flag flying.<p>The game uses the computer's microphone to detect the sound of clapping, which is the only thing keeping Old Glory from touching …

Now you can play a virtual Game Boy inside the Oculus Rift

Yo, dawg. Here we go again.<p>Last week, we brought you the story of the two guys who sneaked an Oculus Rift into an amusement park so they could ride a roller coaster in real life while they did so in virtual reality. This week, someone's created an environment in which the Oculus Rift user stares at …

Amazing Godzilla Sculpture Made from Pine Tree Branches

Li Yi-Kai, a landscape architecture graduate student at Taiwan's Nanhua University, constructed this amazing Godzilla sculpture from the unlikeliest of materials: fallen pine tree branches. Using leaves and boughs from hoop pine trees as his base, the student assembled the sculpture with just glue …

Indie Developers Troll King Games Hard With 'Candy Jam'

Casual games company King.com recently announced that it would be going public with a potential $500 million initial public offering, capping off a …