Culture

Surprisingly, its seems like a new Intellivision console is coming soon. Intellivision Entertainment announced today that they will be be releasing a brand new video game console focused on “simple, affordable, family, and fun” in the future. That being said, details on this console, including its name, are currently scarce, though Intellivision Entertainment is promising
0 Comments
With the release of Dark Souls: Remastered, plenty of newcomers will want to check out the later series. And with the help of the community, publisher Bandai Namco is looking to bridge that gap. In a new trailer, YouTuber VaatiVidya points out the links between the new release and Dark Souls 3. Seen in the video below, the Dark Souls:
0 Comments
Beloved YouTube mixology channel Cocktail Chemistry has finally made a pivot into the world of video game drinks, starting first with the much-requested Atomic Fireball from Fallout: New Vegas. In the video below, you can see a literal representation of the drink, as well as a recreation using 1950’s ingredients and drink trends. For like-minded Fallout: New Vegas
0 Comments
Valve has gotten in on the exploit-hunting trend according to recent public releases of documentation from HackerOne, a community of white-hat hackers who engage in vulnerability coordination and bug bounty. According to the statistics on Valve’s HackerOne page, $109,600 have been paid out in bounty rewards to individuals who are able to find and document loopholes,
0 Comments
Everyone has probably noticed a little sticker on the back of their console that says “warranty void if removed”. You’ll usually find similar messages at the ends of certain user agreement licenses, and essentially, it’s meant to keep customers from getting third-party repairs by voiding their warranty if they do. Well, according to the Federal
0 Comments
By now, anyone who follows Nintendo’s dedicated YouTube account is aware of Nintendo Minute — the half-editorial, half-promotional broadcasts by community manager Kit and Krysta covering all things Nintendo. This week, the pair went above and beyond, traveling to Japan mid-cherry blossom season to give a (very) brief look at Nintendo’s headquarters in Kyoto. Seen in
0 Comments
Good news, everyone! Mario can stop on his sabbatical “odyssey” and is back at work. After a quick stint of unemployment, video gaming’s most iconic character is back to work at what he does best: plumbing. News comes by way of Nintendo Japan themselves, who updated Mario’s official profile on their website. Eagle-eyed Redditor /u/TheCrystalCave discovered that the
0 Comments
While it by no means ends the string of sub-par video game adaptation feature films, the short film PAPERS, PLEASE — based on Lucas Pope’s indie darling Papers, Please — is ten minutes of cinematic gold. Perhaps this is in part to Lucas Pope’s involvement in script writing, but everyone who has played the bureaucratic-based title (and anyone
0 Comments
It’s been a while since we’ve run a piece on YouTuber Man at Arms — the Baltimore-based blacksmith that delves into non-conventional guerilla advertising by recreating video game weapons. In the past, this has ranged to MOBA League of Legends’ Nameless Blade to Geralt’s double-sword combination in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Now they are taking something a little
0 Comments
EarthBound was a game of its own style, even by today’s standards. It took the standard JRPG tropes and translated them into a modern-day equivalence. This lead to potions becoming hamburgers, cookies, and other sorts of treats. With Earthbound’s unique style and representation, this made the little 16-bit morsels look tasty. Apparently, Chef Bryan Connor and
0 Comments