Sarah Overton

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Inside the Daring Mission That Thwarted a Nazi Atomic Bomb

When the Nazis captured a heavy water facility in Norway, the chemist who helped design the plant took action.<p>On February 27, 1942, nine saboteurs scaled a cliff in the middle of the night to blow up a Nazi-controlled heavy water plant in Norway. Hollywood turned the story of the attack into <i>The</i> …

Special Forces

The Shot: Raindrops on Fire in Yellowstone

In my long career documenting events for Reuters and many other clients, I occasionally get to witness something that is truly amazing.<p>It happened the other night in Yellowstone National Park, a place I visit four or five times a year. I usually spend my days far away from the crowds and the …

Chrono Trigger’s 20th birthday has this must-play role-playing game looking timeless

Time keeps on slipping.<p>Today marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Chrono Trigger, which originally came out for the Super Famicom system on March 11, 1995, in Japan.<p>Chrono Trigger featured an absolute dream team of role-playing game designers, including Hironobu Sakaguchi (the creator of …

If Disney Princesses Were Old-School Street Fighter Characters...

Yes, that's a Chun Li x Cinderella mash-up. Oh, there's more—artist Mike V took the ever-iconic Disney princesses, and re-imagined them as many of …

3NES, Art Show Tribute to Nintendo’s Most Popular Video Games at Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn

<i>3NES</i> is a group art show organized by illustrator Chogrin Muñoz at Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn featuring a variety of artwork honoring three of …

An incredible collection of video game backgrounds in animated GIF form - The Fox Is Black

I’m sure a lot of people don’t think of video games as pieces of art, but I’d say they’re wrong, and this proves it. Reddit user RudeBootie has put …

One-man a capella Tetris is a winner

Smooth McGroove lays down eight vocal tracks to create a marvelous a capella version of the Tetris theme. Have a listen.<p>The Tetris theme, it can't be denied, is one of the best video game musical tracks of all time. It was nicked unashamedly from a Russian folk tune called "Korobeiniki," and it …

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Zelda Triforce Lamp - Original - Hanging or End Table

Built with a beautiful dark stained wood frame, and acrylic yellow plastic triforce. The sides of the lamp are stylized with 8-bit pixelated goodness to convey the golden glow of the triforce, and also cast great light around the room.<p>The lamp is bigger than it looks (that picture frame is a …

The Legend of Zelda: GIFs Between Worlds ⊟

If you were convinced that <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds</i> would be essentially a replica of the SNES game it follows up, Nintendo proved you wrong today by veering away from one of the series’ conventions.<p>During some point in the game, instead of going through the routine of tackling dungeons in order, acquiring new equipment in a dungeon, then solving that dungeon’s puzzles with the special item to progress, you’ll be visiting Ravio’s shop (not to be confused with Nabbit). There, …

Pac-Man Ghost Crocheted Throws Keep Your Wakka Wakka Warm - Technabob

As the Starks used to say <i>“Winter is Coming!”</i> so you’d better start thinking about how you’re going to keep warm when Fall is over. You could freeze …

Nine Legitimately Awesome Video Game Soundtracks

Of all the things that make a great video game, there's no understating the importance of a well-crafted soundtrack. Whether simple 8-bit …

Legend of Zelda Songring - Sizes 6 - 13 (Stainless Steel)

BE AWARE: These rings are MADE-TO-ORDER and will take 4 - 5 weeks to create.<p>Each of these delightful Legend of Zelda songrings features one of your favorite songs from Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, or Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask.<p>There are three different finishes available: Stainless Steel …

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And Now, an 8-Bit Super Mario Version of the New York City Subway Map

Like most everyone who was born after, say, the mid-70's, we're big fans of Super Mario—see figs. 1, 2, 3—so we're definitely digging Robert Bacon's …

It May Be Time For Nintendo To Make Games, Not Consoles

It’s a little worrisome, writing this post. The opinion I’m about to put forth is one that can get you laughed out of game journalism, and one few people in the industry will even entertain. It’s the idea that Nintendo has lost their way when it comes to the home console game, and they should pivot …

Hyrulean Leather Journals Are a Thing of Beauty - Technabob

A plain old journal is not good enough for the video game fanatic. Especially after you have laid eyes on these amazing books. These mythical …

Holiday Video Game Guide: Super Mario 3D World, Killzone, and More

Play This, Skip That<p>We’re in a golden age of gaming. From the visual marvels of 'Killzone' to an instantly classic Mario title, see what games you …

A Geektastic Christmas Wedding Proposal

Pretty much every gamer knows that the best reason to get married is because it's dangerous to go alone. That sentiment was once again repeated with …

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5 reasons why you must keep your PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of one of the most longest-lived eras in gaming’s history — the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 generation.</i><p>When I was a poor college student, I sold my Nintendo DS at GameStop so I could pay my bills. That was a huge mistake. Giving up the chance to …

Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition free on 3DS through Feb. 2

<i>The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition</i> is free in the Nintendo 3DS eShop through Feb. 2.<p>You can find instructions and a QR code that will take you directly to the game in the eShop at Nintendo's official Legend of Zelda site.<p>The multiplayer-focused title was first released in 2003 for …

What Is a Fascinating Video Game You Will Never Play?

"League of Legends. Love watching it. Hate playing it."<p>Recently a massive battle on EVE Online broke out resulting in $200,000 worth of damage. While …

14 Big 3DS Games of 2014 - IGN Video

2013 was a huge year for the 3DS and it's not slowing down for 2014. Come see some of the hot games coming out this year!