There isn't a whole lot to catch you up on this week. It's mostly a lot of the usual stuff: "Brr!" and "It's freezing!" and "Stop hogging all the blankets!"

One of the nicest things about working at a video game magazine is, you know, the video games! Kato brought in some games he just wasn't playing anymore and I would have taken out a few co-workers (like a classy, classy princess of course) trying to get to the Mass Effect trilogy first if I had to. Luckily I was able to acquire the games safely and no one was injured. Will this finally be the weekend I start Mass Effect? Tune in next week!


This. Is. A. Close. Call.

Kick some ass. Why are you so cute?!

Dress for the job you want. I think we already do this at Game Informer.

Zero flux given.

The internet's best GIF this week. Coming in a close second is this one.

Sounds like JJ Abrams will be directing the new Star Wars movie, but you knew that already.

The honest trailer for "Indiana Jones & The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull." Snort!

Nerd dating in a nutshell. Ah yes, that.

80s video dating in a nutshell. Oh baby, I'm interested in most types of data processing too. Call me!

Your first look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange in the Wikileak movie. There's a Wikileaks movie?

Marvel alphabet. Can you name them all?

Superheroes on the toilet. I apologize, we should be classier than this (but how can you not click on a headline like that?!).

Time zones in antarctica. Always wondered!

I'm loving these clever ads for Rusty Quarters Arcade.

May the force be with you, little guy.

Mario & Link team up.

People are awesome. Check out previous years here: 2011 and 2010.

Ponies in sweaters with adorable names are your new overlords. Suckers.

50 years of space exploration.

Mickey Mouse was in "The Empire Strikes Back". What has been seen cannot be unseen.

Stop what you're doing, the Puppy Bowl starting lineup has arrivedPlus a live-from-the-locker-room stream to keep you entertained for the next week.

Star Wars love-rings. Aren't you just so cute.

Honest department store names.

The last photographs of several famous people.

The raising of the LA Kings Championship banner, from the POV of the banner.

There was an early morning fire in Chicago this week and it was cold. The end.

Evolution of the video game console.

People vs. Winter.