Who says you can't combine charitable giving with righteous anger?
During next month's MAGFest at the Gaylord National Hotel in Maryland, you can take part in a very special fundraising activity. By donating a few bucks, you ... read
Lies and hypocrisy reach record levels The National Rifle Association today held a press conference to cover its apparently cowardly hide in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, which media pundits have already gleefully pinned the blame for on violent videogames.... read feature
You would probably never have to talk me in to playing a tower defense RPG, but if you did, telling me that doing so would feed a hungry family would definitely help.
This is exactly what's happening with indie game com... read
Mike Hoye loves playing videogames and sharing his pastime with his three-year-old daughter Maya. Their game of choice is The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and Mike likes to read the text aloud so Maya can follow along. Bu... read
[Update: Whoops! The actual NES marathon ended yesterday at 3 PM PST, but Pat is still accepting donations through his site until tomorrow.]
Zealous NES collector Pat the NES Punk is holding a Child's Play charity that runs ... read
If you've ever played a Pokémon game, you'd realize that some of the critters possess rather unbelievable abilities beyond comprehension. I'm not talking about just the legendary Pokémon but also the run-of-the-... read
With Halloween fast approaching, ThinkGeek's new Miniature Replica Portal Gun ($59.99) is going to be hard to resist. It's got appropriately colored LEDs, a working trigger, and movable claws. Parents, think about how much c... read
Behold! The LORD's cruelest joke! Cast out from Heaven, rejected by Hell, and feared by the realm of mortals. The rules of nature apply not to this misshapen beast, for it is wrought of no natural element. It exists without e... read
Children are the holy grail of conflict.
In media, they are the go-to solution for instant dilemma in a can, a way to garner immediate sympathy from an audience because they're children, and children are sooooo sympathic. Ex... read
Enter a world of majesty and wonder! Concoct spells dreamed of only in your most glittering fantasy! Feel like a bigger fanny than you ever thought you could be with Wonderbook, Sony's answer to the EyePet! Oh, wait ... ... read
In science news, did you know that if you play Call of Duty for four days straight without drinking, you're ten times more likely to be hospitalized with dehydration? A teenager in Columbus, Ohio found that out just this week... read
Good news, bad news time. The bad news is that Bob Hoskins, famed English actor who starred in such films as The Long Good Friday, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Hook, and the notorious Super Mario Bros., was recently diagnosed wit... read
While it wasn't exactly entertaining to see during Microsoft's 2012 E3 press conference, I have a feeling Nike+ Kinect Training will do just fine for itself. The fitness game will be releasing in the United States on October ... read
If you're looking forward to a slew of cool PS3 games to play this holiday season, you might want to dial your excitement back just a touch. Sony has declared it'll focus on "family-friendly" games this Christmas, hoping to r... read
Goodnight Moon is one of the most beloved children's bedtime stories of all time. When set in the Zelda universe, it becomes the pool whence all nightmares emerge.
That moon. There is no place to hide. There is no escape.
Sweet dreams tonight, f*ckers.
Goodnight, Termina Moon [Dorkly via GoNintendo] read
A foolish child managed to spend £1150 of his father's money on Xbox Live. The father's response? Blame Microsoft for his own slapdash parenting, of course.
"He didn't realize it was costing real money," said... read
If you are a deadbeat dad, go f*ck yourself. Seriously, you've got this little, impressionable person who looks up to you like you are the center of the damn universe, and you're NOT going to do everything in your power to m... read
Gamer parents who were born in the 70s and 80s are continuously discovering new ways to introduce their offspring to the hobby. Best to hook 'em while they're young, I always say! And what better way to instill an affinity fo... read
News came out this weekend that Reika Morishita, the vocalist of the Rockman DASH (Mega Man Legends) opening and ending songs, will be repackaging her MML tunes, and should the album sell 20,000 copies, Capcom might be persu... read
Konami has transformed the popular arcade dance game DanceDanceRevolution for the classroom. Classroom Edition is a PC-based DDR title made for schools and fitness classes, created in cooperation with several health and fitne... read
There is an upside and a downside to the patching functionality found in modern console games. On the one hand, being able to close up nasty holes that would otherwise dampen the experience is quite the welcome feature. On t... read
Despite my rough attitude and general snarkiness, I have a huge soft spot in my heart for kids. For this reason, I nearly fell apart a few minutes into this short film about Caine's Arcade.
Caine Monroy is a nine-year-old bo... read feature
To all would-be parents, how prepared are you for the big day? You could probably stand to brush up on some important child-raising skills. For instance, how far can you toss a baby? You'll never know when you'll need to chuc... read
A 46-year-old British man may have gotten away with molesting a child, had the victim not been quick-witted enough to catch his criminal act on her DSi camera. Thanks to a 10-year-old girl and her game system, pedophile John ... read
A catholic priest, doing his bit to fulfill every negative stereotype about his fellows, recently sold a Nintendo DS and forgot to remove the child pornography that was stored on it. This classic goof led to an investigation,... read
I'm lucky to have parents that didn't have a problem with any videogames. Of course, I grew up at a time where there were no first-person shooters and fighting games weren't bloody and/or sexy yet. These days kids have it har... read
Do you guys remember playing Depict1 on Newgrounds? It was a puzzle platformer that fed you inaccurate instructions, so you had to ignore those directions in order to clear the game. It was made by indie developer Kyle Pulve... read
Pinup artist Martin Abel has whipped up a poster featuring a rather developed Little Sister from BioShock. Sometimes, when you get a tip in your inbox for something like this, you gotta go with the obvious joke.
Jonathan Holmes... well... is it!?!?
(Thanks for the tip, Mike!) read
I don't know about you, but I could never get through this battle in Final Fantasy IV. My moves weren't feminine enough, I guess. Next time I'll try equipping Long Socks and Gross Shorts from my inventory. read
Perhaps the one thing we don't see much of during the holidays is good ol' child murder. Thankfully, Random Encounter has got us covered with this toe-tapping Assassin's Creed song and dance! I can honestly say that Christmas is now complete.
Nothing Is True: An Assassins Creed Song [YouTube] read
Harmonix will live stream some Christmas craziness for the Child's Play charity today. From 5pm to 8pm Eastern they'll host a holiday-themed stream to raise money for the kids.
This stream will feature interviews with Harmoni... read
Hopefully you've had your fill of blood n' guts on the PlayStation 3, because Sony is doing what Sony does best -- pulling the ol' marketing switcheroo and deciding it wants a new demographic. According to SCEE CEO Jim Ryan, ... read