James Vanderham

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Get a monthly mystery care package for nerds

Do you like presents? Of course you do -- and a new service lets you send geeky surprise gifts to yourself.<p>Nerd Block is a subscription-based nerd care package service which, for $19.99 a month (plus shipping), sends out a monthly package of geeky goodies. Partners so far for the fledgling service …

Here's How Pokemon X And Y's New Mega Evolutions Work

Yesterday we caught wind of a new type of evolution coming in <i>Pokemon X</i> and <i>Y</i>. Today we learn how Mega Evolution works, where to learn the technique, …

Pokémon

Zelda: Link to the Past vs. Zelda: Link Between Worlds

Via the folks at GameXplain, here's a side-by-side look at the overworlds of the SNES game <i>Zelda: A Link to the Past</i> (right) and its upcoming 3DS …

Retrogaming

Moneysaver: Titanfall, Spelunky, Guacamelee!, Mortal Kombat, Blockland

Hey, must be the money(saver).<p>Deal Leaderboard<p>The whole PC section.<br>• Childhood's End (Arthur C. Clarke Collection) [Kindle Edition] ($2) | Amazon | …

Titan Fall

A Fat Orange Cat Squeezes Its Way Through a Small Dog Door

A rotund orange tabby cat that looks like a real-life Garfield squeezes its way through a small dog flap in this video by LJ Tors.<p>In addition to this …

SPIDER WARNING, SPIDERS SPIDERS SPIDERS: Jumping Spiders Spin Silk Mid-Jump To Help Prepare For Landing

Jumping spiders: for most people, a terrifying combination. For me, a challenge to catch bare handed. And now researchers at Taiwan's National Chung …

In Brothers, The Story Is Told Without Saying A Word

If you watched my other video on <i>Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons</i>, you know that it's a game about two sons going on a quest to save their sick father. …

Xbox

Find Out All About Microsoft's Project Spark Game-Maker Right Here

I've been intrigued by <i>Project Spark</i>, a build-your-own-game app for Microsoft platforms (Windows 8, Xbox 360 and Xbox One), since Jason first told me …

Monster Hunter 4 Is Looking Good As The 3DS Continues Its Amazing Year

The absurd string of major games on the once-sleepy 3DS continues next month, at least in Japan, where they're getting the mammoth <i>Monster Hunter 4</i> on …

Monster Hunter

Behold, The Origin of Half Life's Gravity Gun

Watch as Alyx Vance throws caution into the wind by putting a zen crystal into the Gravity Gun despite lacking a suit—all without quite knowing if …

Half-Life (Video Game)

Holy Pants, This Massive Space Sim Is Looking Good

It looks as though <i>X Rebirth</i>, the impressive space-sim that grabbed a lot of attention a couple years ago, is finally ready to go.<p>As the new …

Demonstration

Moneysaver: PS3 Bundle, Dark Arisen, Battlestar Galactica, Haswell

Save different.<p>Deal Leaderboard<p>Playstation 3 250GB Move Bundle ($230) | eBay via Dealzon | <i>The fact that the Move controller works on the PS4 makes</i> …

Battlestar Galactica

This might be the single greatest "Missed Connection" in Craigslist history.

Craigslist

Lego Architecture Studio

Classifying the brand spanking new Lego Architecture Studio is difficult. On one hand, a kid will inevitably steal it from his father, rebuild it …

Lego

Finally, An Honest Trailer For The Worst Batman Movie

Batman's been doing okay lately. His recent movies have been mostly good, and his recent games have been outstanding. So it's easy to forget just how …

Batman & Robin

You Only Live Once in XCOM. No, Really. You Only Live Once.

Video game permadeath is not a concept unique to <i>XCOM</i> but it has, perhaps, its most visceral application in that series. Like its predecessors, if one …

XCOM

Today during an investors' call, EA announced that the reboot of Star Wars: Battlefront, first

Today during an investors' call, EA announced that the reboot of <i>Star Wars: Battlefront,</i> first teased at this year's E3, will most likely come out in …

Star Wars: Battlefront

These Horrific Facial Animations Will Infect Your Darkest Nightmares

Usually, the uncanny valley is something you want to avoid like the plague. But sometimes running head-first into it creates horrifying and gorgeous …

Horror

Now This Is How You Sell An Indie Game

If you're going to make a video pitching your new indie game, might as well go full-infomercial with it.<p>Here's Action Button Entertainment's Tim …

Mesopotamia

Of Course There's A Sailor Moon Mod For Doom

Bless modders that make it possible to say there's probably a mod for everything—including, in this case, a Sailor Moon mod for <i>Doom 2.</i><p>Here's the …

Know What Would Make Jedi Even More Awesome? Parkour.

Between lightsabers and usage of the Force, Jedi are already pretty cool. Even so, watching the folks at ronniestreetstunts free-run as Jedi over the …

Parkour

Fans Are Making A New Halo Game. For The PC.

It's been <i>forever</i> since a Halo game was released on the PC. Halo 3, Halo Wars, Halo Reach and Halo 4 have all come and gone, without a PC version in …

Halo Wars

OK, I Really Can't Believe Only One Guy Made This Game

Just to be clear, I mean that in a "wow" way, not a "you're LYING" kind of way.<p>We told you about Meridian: New World earlier in the week, an …

Gaming

This is Moonlight, a game from Firebase Industries that's so new it doesn't even have a plat

This is Moonlight, a game from Firebase Industries that's so new it doesn't even have a platform yet. What it does have is that sweet, sweet …

Anime

Sliding Patio Door Automatic Electronic Pet Door

This is by far the easiest way to install an automatic doggie door in your home. The Automatic Electronic Pet Door installs in a sliding patio door. …

The Practical Meter aims to tell you how fast your phone is charging

If you’ve ever wondered if plugging your smartphone in to one power outlet was charging it up to full power faster than another, there’s a tiny …

Looks Legit: 19-Year Old Creates 25+ Hour Skyrim Mod

<i>Nice, and it looks like it includes a hovering bow mod!</i><p>To help prove himself to the company, 19-year old aspiring Bethesda game developer Alexander …

Twenty Things You Might Not Know About The PS4

If you've been good about keeping up with all the latest information about the PS4, the stuff in this video by PlayStationAccess might not be a …

PlayStation

Moneysaver One-Shot: Great Deal On A Playstation 3 Bundle

Next-gen may be coming but you still need one of these.<p>Head on over to eBay to grab the 500GB Playstation 3 "Super Slim" along with <i>Assassin's Creed …

PlayStation

An Amazingly Detailed, Helpful Guide To Every Valve Voice-Actor

From <i>Half-Life</i> to <i>DotA 2</i>, Valve's games almost always have really strong voice acting. And that is, of course, because they hire great voice …