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Your Most Heinous Stories of Role-Playing Games Gone Wrong

Everybody loves role-playing games (unless you’re irrationally worried about Satan.) Escaping into a fantasy world, surrounded by like-minded nerds, is just the best thing ever. Except when it isn’t, because someone is deciding to be a total Gelatinous Cube. Here are some of your worst RPG horror stories. »9/01/15 9:02pmTuesday 9:02pm

Save $15 on $100 Worth of Gift Cards, PSN and Xbox Live Included

Feel like shopping anywhere other than Amazon after yesterday’s Prime Day overload? You’re in luck, because eBay is taking $15 off every $100 you spend on a selection of gift cards to various stores and restaurants. Assuming they’re places you would have shopped anyway, that’s basically free money. »7/16/15 9:35am7/16/15 9:35am

The Future Of The Culture Wars Is Here, And It's Gamergate

Over the weekend, a game developer in Boston named Brianna Wu fled her home after an online stalker vowed to rape and kill her. She isn't the first woman who's been forced into hiding by aggrieved video game fans associated with Gamergate, the self-styled reform movement that's become difficult to ignore over the… »10/14/14 3:46pm10/14/14 3:46pm

Game Over: Nintendo Power To Cease Publishing After 24 Years

There was some surprising news today when we learned that Nintendo Power magazine was shutting down after 24 years of publication, according to Ars Technica and one of the magazine's senior editors (albeit somewhat cryptically). It was sad for me, personally, because before Sports Illustrated and (yikes) Yahoo!… »8/22/12 1:20am8/22/12 1:20am