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Diablo III's Endgame Dungeons Can Be Disappointingly Empty

Greater Rifts in Diablo III are unforgiving sometimes—not because they're hard, but because you have 15 minutes to kill a huge amount of monsters, even if the dungeon doesn't actually have that many of them. YouTuber avtorouc entered one of these dungeons where the monster density was, well, quite low. Read more...

Microsoft Officially Obtains Minecraft Maker Mojang for $2.5 Billion

Microsoft just announced in a press release that it has acquired Mojang, creators of Minecraft, in a $2.5 billion deal. Furthermore, all three of Mojang's original founders, including Markus "Notch" Persson, will be leaving Mojang following the acquisition. Read more...

Nintendo Is Sorry for Accidentally Banning Smash Bros. Players

Over the weekend, some Smash Bros. 3DS players complained of being banned temporarily from online play. They weren't sure why. Read more...

Five Things You Might Have Missed In Dark Souls II's Second DLC

Bosses that act differently if you wear certain items, hidden areas, secret alternative death animations: Dark Souls II's second DLC, Crown of the Old Iron King, has a few cool things even veteran Souls players could miss. Read more...

The Death of Deathmatch? How Console Multiplayer is Changing

Playing together is deeply embedded in video game culture. Long before Xbox Live, before the days of Unreal Tournament and Quake, arcades were filled with friends jostling to get further, score higher and win bigger. Read more...

Princess Peach's Underwear Is Protected from Your Gaze

Smash Bros. fans might recall that, for whatever reason, Super Smash Bros. Brawl offered a detailed look at Princess Peach's underpants. That doesn't appear true for the newly released 3DS game. Read more...

Chinese Cartoon Icon Returns in New Mobile Game

Back in the 1980's and early 1990's, before internet streaming and before anime, Chinese youth had a different form of animated hero; they had Black Cat Detective. The titular character of the show, The Black Cat Detective, is now being reborn in a new mobile game. Read more...

The Most Hardcore Xbox One Customer in South Korea

There is one man in South Korea who wants an Xbox One more than anyone else. But right now, he's standing in line for the console—a line of one person. He's got about a week to go before the console is released in South Korea. But can me make it? Read more...

Zombie Invasion on Subway Leads To Online Complaining

Public transportation solves many problems in urban environments. Subways make commuting to work a whole lot more convenient, but what happens when you introduce a group of zombies onto mass transit? Well, as a group of 30 zombies found out in Wuhan, China, a little bit of panic and a little bit of rubbernecking. Read more...

Japanese Newspaper Admits Fabricating a Nintendo Interview

One of Japan's largest newspapers, The Asahi Shimbun, admitted that it made up an interview two years ago with Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. Read more...

Kenshin's Third Movie Has Action Scenes that Will Leave You Awestruck

The third Keshin live-action film, Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends, hit Japanese theaters this past weekend. As good as the previous two films were, this one was even better—largely thanks to some of the most amazing sword-fighting action scenes ever put on film. Read more...

Nintendo Fans, Given The Chance To Post Porn, Crack Jokes Instead

Something went wrong today with the Mario & Luigi section of Nintendo's Miiverse community, allowing users to post any kind of image (so long as they could view it on the Wii U's web browser), not just a screenshot of the game they're playing. Yet given the opportunity to post anything, the fans there - bless 'em - kept it surprisingly light-hearted. Read more...

Conan O'Brien Sang The "Monorail" Song Live

It's one of the most famous Simpsons episodes of all, and its trademark musical number one of Phil Hartman's most memorable turns in the series, so it was fitting that over the weekend the man who made it all happen - Conan O'Brien, who wrote the episode - performed the Monorail song live. Read more...

Oh, So The Phantom's Still Alive Then

And here I was thinking the last we'd see of the character was Billy Zane hamming it up. Read more...

Nope Nope Nope NOPE NOPE NOPE (Or, Fk Sharks)

Long-time readers will know that I am terrified of sharks. Like, I can' even watch them on TV. I can't even fall in the water in Wind Waker without screaming. So the fact someone I know sent me this trailer should tell you just how much they hate me. Read more...

Expensive Trailer Is Kicking Dudes Across The Room

This year's Madden trailer may have been impressive, but FIFA's have been impressive for a very long time. Read more...

RIP Douglas E. Smith, Creator Of Lode Runner

On September 7, the video game world lost one of its early greats, with Douglas E. Smith passing away at the age of 53. Read more...

Mortal Human Pulls Off Video Game-Like Bike Stunt

This kind of thing shouldn't be possible in real life. It's the kind of silly thing you can only do in a video game like Trials. Right? Read more...

Darth Vader: NBA Superstar?

Who could have guessed that in between choking dudes and fighting his kids Darth Vader would find the time to be a video game baller. Read more...

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