Category Archive: Video Game

Apr 07 2014

Lock Him Up: Mario Destroys Some Guy’s House

If you’ve never thought about it before then let me put this seed in your brain. Think about the destruction and horrible consequences that would come from a video game character, even one as safe and lovable as Mario, escaping from their game into the real world. YouTuber Jhoofnail created a short video depicting Mario’s …

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Apr 01 2014

They’ll Kick Your Face: Disney Ladies as Street Fighter Characters

Almost a year ago we saw the first set of 8-bit, Capcom Fighting game style, Disney princesses. Now we have an additional set. And these ladies look just as tough and pixelated as the first group. Graphic designer Michael Villamejor has been working on these ladies for a while now. Not sure if there is …

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Mar 27 2014

Well that Figures: California Anti-Game-Violence Legislator Arrested for Corruption

California State Senator Leland Yee (D), he’s one of the characters above not sure which, has been one of the major players in the push to limit the access minors have to violent video games. As much as I think such legislation needs to exist, not at all, it’s good to see a wrench thrown …

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Mar 20 2014

Sign Me Up: South Korean University now Accepting Gamers as Student Athletes

Have you ever had the delusion that some day you’ll go back to school on a sports scholarship after they start giving scholarships for dodge ball? I did once. I even told several college recruiters that I’d go to their school if they could give me a dodge ball scholarship. As is my luck, none …

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Mar 11 2014

I Want to Play: Another Real-Life Mario Kart

If you weren’t aware or weren’t invited, I wasn’t invited, SXSW is going on right now in Austin, Texas. One activity I’m unhappy to be missing out on is the real-life Mario Kart sponsored by Penzoil and Nintendo. Apparently Penzoil has a new oil product made from natural gas, which sounds like a step backwards …

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Mar 05 2014

Warranty Void: Game Console Repair Kit

I miss the days where all it took to fix a game was to blow on it. It’s becoming increasingly rare to use the skills you learned while your parents tried to hold you away from the candles on your brother’s birthday cake. This Ultimate Gaming Console Repair Kit would arrive in a convenient carrying …

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Feb 25 2014

Play it Again: Holy Stomping

When’s the last time you found a really good, amazingly simple, outlandishly dumb, and endlessly entertaining Internet game? If it’s been a while then today is the day for a new one. Holy Stomping is the new game in which you play as the Foot of Cupid from Monty Python and you stomp things. Holy …

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Feb 24 2014

Ancient Instrument Sounds Just Like Super Mario

This is a sheng an ancient Chinese instrument that you’ve never heard of, until now. In just a minute you’ll want to learn to play it too. What would ever lead you to want to make such a commitment as learning to play an instrument. This one sounds just like your childhood. Watch the video …

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Feb 17 2014

Oh the Nightmares: Realistic Sonic the Hedgehog

It’s not often that I like to contemplate what any of my childhood heroes would be like in real life. Doing so always tends towards ruining my childhood little by little and killing me on the inside. Luckily for me though other people find joy in creating realistic representations of my favorite cartoon characters and …

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Feb 13 2014

Nice Work: Useless Door in Minecraft Only Opens at the End of the Universe

We’ve all seen videos of incredibly ambitious people building outrageous things in Minecraft. Thinks like the USS Enterprise, the entirety of the Game of Thrones world, and now this. It’s a door that will only open up at the end of the universe. Yes, it may look like a door, but it’s actually a clock …

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