The Horrible Sounds of Lurking

In theory, echolocation is a beautiful way to experience the world. In practice, there is something unnerving about only knowing what is immediately around you, and only if you make a sound. Therein lies Lurking, one of many indie games on display at the SXSW Gaming Expo in Austin. » 3/14/15 11:00am 3/14/15 11:00am

Multiplayer is More Fun When Your Friends Act Like Idiots Together

There's a free video game expo in Austin and you aren't there - but dozens of game developers are showing off their wares. Of particular interest: offline multiplayer games. Why plug into the net when friends can game from the same couch? » 3/14/15 1:58am 3/14/15 1:58am

How Will the Real Selma Be Remembered?

MLK Jr. Day is over, the movie Selma is out - by many accounts, one of the best films in a while - and celebrities held a commemorative march. But what monuments honor the Voting Rights march the rest of the year? » 1/20/15 1:40am 1/20/15 1:40am

Gods and Monsters Hide Behind Childlike Eyes in Stunning Art

Every artist has a vision, and for Winfred Hawkins, that means envisioning an entire cosmos of twisted mythologies filtered through the unbridled imagination of children. The result is grotesque and sublime. » 12/18/14 11:13pm 12/18/14 11:13pm

Cracked: Using Technology to Spread More than Jokes

For a site that prides itself as"America's Only Humor Site since 1958," Cracked.com has been tackling some intense issues lately. This weekend's "5 Things I Learned as a Sex Slave in Modern America" is speckled with some sardonic wit, but the topic - and the article - are deadly serious. It's time to give Cracked… » 9/15/14 8:41am 9/15/14 8:41am

Why Zelda II is the Greatest Legend of Zelda Game Ever

Whenever people ask about "favorite games," one thought always enters my mind: Zelda II is still the greatest Zelda game. Yeah, you heard me. The most maligned game in the illustrious Zelda franchise is my favorite. If you don't like it, go bomb some dodongos. » 6/29/14 11:24am 6/29/14 11:24am

11 (or so) Marvel Princesses Disney should celebrate

Disney is finally expanding its princess library to include royal figures from galaxies far away and long ago - now how about some love for Marvel Princesses? » 6/08/14 4:07pm 6/08/14 4:07pm