Video Games

Video for Iron Maiden’s first new single in 5 years is an ode to gaming

The heavy metal group released their first single in five years, Speed of Light, and its music video is an homage to the video game history. The band will release "The Book of Souls," a double album, on September 4.

Master GTA V with this incredible fan-made map

Where game developers don't have time to provide extra features, fans can fill in the gaps: Witness this incredible map of the Grand Theft Auto V universe, complete with street names.
Movies & TV

Kevin James playing a U.S. president is everything you need to know about Pixels

Donkey Kong, Q*Bert, and other classic arcade game characters collide with the Happy Madison band in one of the most truly baffling movies of the summer.
Smart Home

Turns red when you’re dead: Philips Hue bulbs sync with video game Chariot

Philips Hue wants its color-changing bulbs to be practical and fun. They now sync with video game Chariot, blinking red when you're under attack, so the game feels more immersive.
Movies & TV

Zach Braff tells us about his passion for Destiny, dreams of directing blockbusters

Zach Braff was at E3 with Activision to play Destiny: The Taken King. We caught up with the actor/director, best known for the TV show Scrubs, and ended up taking a walk down video game-memory lane.

Pong, Pac-Man, Tetris, Super Mario Bros., Doom, WoW inducted into Video Game Hall of Fame

Six video games have the high distinction of being named to the first class of World Video Game Hall of Fame inductees: Pong, Pac-Man, Tetris, Super Mario Bros., Doom, and World of Warcraft.

New research reveals why video games scroll from left to right

From Sonic the Hedgehog to Alto's Adventure, just about every side-scrolling game in existence advances in the same direction — and a study from Lancaster University may help to explain why.

Is the console war already won? PlayStation 4 to outsell the Xbox One by 40% by 2019

The video game console wars will be won by Sony’s PlayStation 4, according to a recent forecast. The PS4 will sell about 40 percent more units than Microsoft’s Xbox One by 2019, while Nintendo’s Wii U will trail far behind.

Nintendo is working on its next console and Mario may lead the way (but not in a film)

A new Nintendo console is in the works, according to none other than legendary video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. In a wide-ranging over-a-cup-of-coffee interview with the Associated Press, Miyamoto also hinted at Mario kicking things…

Robin Williams will be immortalized with a character in World of Warcraft

Late actor and comedian Robin Williams, who was found dead in his San Francisco Bay Area home on Monday, will be memorialized in World of Warcraft, one of the video games he used to play