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  • Blog Post: Here's How To Use Video Games To Pick A Winning Powerball Number

    America's Powerball Lottery looks like it will reach a record-setting 1.5 Billion dollar payout. You want to get in on that sweet cash, but don't don't know how to pick your numbers? Don't let a computer do it for you, use video game numbers to help you pick your winning ticket. Sure... More
  • Blog Post: Awkward Video Game Animations Acted Out In Real Life

    It’s safe to say we’ve all seen video games characters fall short when trying to mimic reality. Vine user Danny Gonzalez demonstrates in a recent Vine video just how far many games are from seamlessly recreating even simple everyday tasks like sitting. Many open-world games should come to... More
  • Blog Post: Comedian Gets Dad To Recreate Street Fighter II Turbo Victory Poses On YouTube

    The combatants of the Street Fighter series are known for their strong personalities in addition to their fighting skills. The characters also have distinct victory poses and animations. Comedian Nick Luciano convinced his father to do his best to recreate the various victory and taunt animations in... More
  • Blog Post: Fallout 4 Glitches – The Strange Side Of The Wasteland

    Update: Now that Fallout 4 has officially landed on the market, players continue to discover humorous glitches to help liven up their time in the Wasteland. Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite Fallout 4 lets players construct and decorate their own settlements. It looks like a fun diversion, albeit one with... More
  • Blog Post: Luke Skywalker Goes Down Hard In Hilarious Clip From Star Wars Battlefront Beta

    In the Star Wars Battlefront beta, few things are more intimidating on the battlefield than seeing Luke Skywalker or Darth Vader heading in your direction. Not only are they extremely fast and powerful, but they can take a ton of damage before going down thanks to their ability to deflect blaster fire... More
  • Blog Post: How Mario Would Fail In Sonic’s World

    Sure Sonic is doing plenty of failing on his own these days, but maybe that's because Sonic's world isn't an easy place to live – as Mario finds out in this amusing fan-made video. Find out how well Mario can run a loop de loop in the video below. Internet video game comedians Dorkly... More
  • Blog Post: Mega64 Sketch Shows A Sakaguchi Trapped By Final Fantasy

    Legendary game designer Hironobu Sakaguchi is most well-known for blazing trails in the RPG genre with the Final Fantasy series, but what if it was all by accident? YouTube channel Mega64 explores this idea in hilarious fashion with a video starring the man himself. The sketch starts out as a young Sakaguchi... More
  • Blog Post: Click Your Way Through The Mysterious Shadow Of Skullshadow Island

    Clickhole, the Onion's Buzzfeed parody site, has posted a hilarious new text adventure. Entitled The Mysterious Shadow of Skullshadow Island , the text-based game will give some nostalgic laughs to those who grew up on PC text adventures or Choose-Your-Own Adventure novels. Sample dialogue: “Good... More
  • Blog Post: In The Darkest Timeline, This Is How Smash Bros. Characters Fight

    In our world, Super Smash Bros. is about Nintendo’s most beloved characters (and Wii Fit Trainer) beating each other mercilessly until all but one is left alive. In the darkest timeline (created by Buzzfeed), things are a little… messier. This video teaches us important things about Super... More
  • Blog Post: The Stanley Parable Narrator Takes His Antics To The Street

    This is the story about Stanley, a seemingly innocent everyman who just wants to go about his normal everyday business and not be filmed. This is the The Stanley Parable in real life. Internet pranksters Mega64 go out on the street and film some people then convince The Stanley Parable's proper British... More
  • Blog Post: Remembering Skyrim's Quirks — Flying Cats

    It’s been two years since the release of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, a wonderful game that is nevertheless plagued by glitches both infuriating and hilarious. Like other sane humans, I prefer the latter variety: glitches that make dragons fly backwards or something similarly amusing . With the... More
  • Blog Post: German Broomstick Racing Is As Ridiculous As It Sounds

    A trailer for the German Wii game Bibi Blocksberg: Das große Hexenbesen-Rennen! (which roughly translates as "Bibi Blocksberg: The Big Witches' Broom Race!") shows us all how hilarious motion-controlled broomstick racing is. The game has been out for some time now, and the broom's... More
  • Blog Post: Conan O'Brien Plays Injustice's General Zod DLC

    Late night host Conan O'Brien has never been much of a gamer, but that won't stop him from having fun with NetherRealm's fighter Injustice: Gods Among Us. Some things are universal. Watch Conan make fun of Aquaman, kick butt with Lex Luthor, and show off his true fighting skills using his... More
  • Blog Post: Dog Eats Toad In Real Life Mario Kart

    There have been times in our life where we've played a game so much that we began to imagine it in real life. Mario Kart was one of those games. This video is like a waking dream. YouTube user pipocaVFX created this fun-tribute to the classic Nintendo Kart racer. However, we don't remember this... More
  • Blog Post: What Activision Needs To Do To Keep Call of Duty Fresh

    This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Call of Duty. Since the release of Call of Duty 2 in 2005, the series has had annual releases. In celebration of the announcement of Call of Duty: Ghosts, we came up with 50 ways for Activision to keep the series fresh. We're serious about all these: Create... More
  • Blog Post: An Exploration On How Video Game Shops Suck

    What if every video game shopkeep in every video game was actually the same guy? What would his life be like? What kind of customers would he have to deal with? Imagine no longer. Cracked pokes fun at several popular video game tropes in this video. Learn who the pickiest video game shoppers are and... More
  • Blog Post: Final Fantasy Heroes Abuse Phoenix Down

    If video game protagonists can use a special feather that magically raises them from the dead, what's to stop them from becoming addicted? Cracked does an in depth exposé about the dark dangers of one of Final Fantasy's most useful items. The Terrifying Fallout of the 'Final Fantasy'... More
  • Blog Post: Hitman Video Shows The Better And Best Ways To Play

    There are many ways to play Hitman. This video shows the best way, and the correct way. The video comes from YouTube user timtimfed , who has been consistently reliable for funny video game themed short films. Their Max Payne video still makes me laugh after multiple viewings. More
  • Blog Post: New South Park Trailer Is Hilarious

    A new trailer for South Park: The Stick of Truth, the forthcoming RPG from Obsidian Studios and THQ, kicked of Spike's Video Game Awards Friday night. The trailer shows just how close the game comes to mimicking the look of the show. It looks fantastic. Jokes were rattled off, and the gameplay looked... More
  • Blog Post: The Terrible Dangers Of Video Game Violence

    Are you worried that video game violence can lead to real life violence? Maybe you should be. Here's a PSA. Julian Smith takes a dark look at how video game violence can lead to trouble. More
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