Behold, a pair of custom PS4-themed Jordans. The simple colour scheme makes them look, from the front, like something you'd really want to own. But then you see the back (and the price).
Hey everyone, Apple is making a watch. You might have heard. It's like a normal watch, in that it goes on your wrist and tells the time, but it also does some computer stuff. Sound familiar? Of course it does. Other companies have been doing it for years. Including Nintendo. Sort of.
I tend to get angry at little things in video games. A lot. Sometimes really, really, really angry. I'm starting to think I should stop. Why? A recent study explained just how bad for us small yet frequent day-to-day stresses really are. The short version? Life-threatening.
I love Boardwalk Empire. Can't get enough of it. But I, like most others, cannot stand the show's opening credits, which are neat the first 2-3 times you see them, but which have become unbearable now we're years into the show's run.
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50 years ago, one of science fiction's greatest series was in development. The original Star Trek series was born out of desperation as much as inspiration, and a recent book called These Are The Voyages reveals tons of insane behind-the-scenes details. You think you know Star Trek? Here are tons of details you probably didn't know.
A competition in Salem, Oregon later this Saturday will give folks nostalgic for The Oregon Trail—i.e., everyone who had access to a PC in the '80s and '90s—the chance to relive the classic game in all its pixellated, dysentery'd splendor.
There's putting form over function, and then there's making a themed Game Boy case that's so ornate I'm not sure it's playable. This Donkey Kong-themed skin is one of the best custom console jobs I've seen. But it also raises important questions like: do those directional buttons actually work?
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I didn't have many real-life friends in high school. I'm pretty sure I heard my WoW name more than my real name in those days—to the point where my WoW identity and my own were inseparable. Flash forward to today. Blizzard's reclaiming old, dormant WoW names, and I'm crushed.
This guy is compiling a digital book that will review over 280 computer RPGs—and when it's done, you can get it for free. Developers like Obsidian's Chris Avellone have already agreed to participate. "The book is going well, but I need some spotlight to travel into the far reaches of the internet and reach fans with stories to tell," curator Felipe Pepe tells Kotaku. You can see some sample reviews here, and keep track of his progress on Google Docs.
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NASA just announced a critical component of Launch America, the country's highly anticipated next chapter in human spaceflight. The organization confirmed in a press conference today that Boeing and SpaceX will split the $6.8 billion "space taxi" contract, with $4.2 billion going to Boeing and $2.6 billion to SpaceX.
Earlier this year, Marvel Comics debuted new variants of their Captain America and Thor characters. The new Captain America is a black man
Goku showing up on earth kicked off a whole string of ridiculous events in the Dragon Ball world, not all of which were to humanity's benefit. But what if Goku had never shown up at all?
The Sims is one of those game series that doesn't just allow cheating; it invites it. For many fans, tinkering with the game's inner guts is the best part of playing. The Sims 4 is no different. But it's also very new. So let's walk through the game's earliest secrets.
We talk a lot about mechanical keyboards around here, and with good reason. They're the kind of life/work upgrade you never look back from