These are the amazing little flourishes that simultaneously wow us with their obsessive compulsion and provide a powerful rejoinder to the argument that soaring game budgets are both necessary and entirely justified.
What the hell can games do that books and interpretive dance can't? A lot, it turns out.
If you're looking for stable employment and have figured out how to fit inside your Xbox, start drafting your resume and prepare yourself for a thrilling career.
The eager pirate boots up the game, grabs his dual-wielded machine pistols, pulls the trigger, and ... sprays a barrage of chickens through the air.
Like the brave masters of dong art, this article is about heroes who were inspired by games to achieve the impossible.
I play games for the same reason you do: because killing is the only thing that makes the headaches go away. But the more I see, the more I think game companies don't understand us at all.
Behold, purchases of stupider imaginary things than Tila Tequila's virginity.
Rules are a necessary part of every game, the main reason we can have competitive pastimes that aren't just about hitting each other with sticks.
There was a silver lining to the video game industry's failing attempt to emulate Hollywood -- FMV games were a gold mine of unintentional comedy.
That's the best part of gaming, after all: those unscripted, unplanned moments that stick with you, even when the story is lost to a hazy blur.