The Adventures of Baron Munchausen is both the title of a best-selling book and a cult 80’s movie by Terry Gilliam. It is about a pompous man with a wild mustache who tells tales of his incredible adventures that may or may not have ever happened. Now you can be the Baron with the Munchausen RPG game, which is about to get a new edition in a week.
Have you ever had one of those days when you just feel like eating babies? I know I have. Perhaps you’re feeling that way right now. In that case, you’ll be pleased to know about Bears vs. Babies, the upcoming card game by Matthew Inman (The Oatmeal) and Elan Lee (Exploding Kittens).
Horror anthologies are the hip new trend in cable, from Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story to SyFy’s new creepypasta adaption series Channel Zero. The Lifetime network will also be getting one soon, A Midsummer’s Nightmare. It would seem now we’ve reached the “parody” stage of the phenomenon, because now TBS wants to put on “Nightmare Time,” a spoof of the genre brought to us by Aubrey Plaza.
The twice-a-year charity marathon known as Games Done Quick has become the highlight of my week. Whenever it occurs, nothing else matters. Watching this nation’s top thumb jockeys make hash of the world’s best video games, live, is endlessly entertaining. And forget the computer browser — I plug in my Roku stick, boot up the Twitch app and watch as much as I can on the BIG SCREEN. It doesn’t disappoint.
It wasn’t too long ago that one of the prototypes for the SNES-CD system, otherwise known as the Nintendo Playstation, were discovered. Shortly after, the BIOS files for the system were dumped (basically, the operating system that would have made it run). There were no games released for it, of course, so that left the homebrew community to fill in the gaps.
Actor Kunal Nayyar, best known for his role as Raj in the popular sitcom The Big Bang Theory, has been announced as a guest for next month’s MCM London Comic Con. Nayyar, who plays the neurotic doctor in addition to Vijay in Nickelodeon’s Sanjay and Craig and Gupta in Ice Age: Continental Drift, will be present for the Sunday of the convention.
The first time I played a fighting game was around early 1995. It was a “free afternoon” at school, and one boy brought his SNES and a copy of the new Mortal Kombat II. We gathered around the game, several people played against each other, and then it became my turn. Only problem was, since I’d never played a fighting game before, I had no idea where to start. So in a last-ditch effort to avoid humiliation, I mashed buttons wildly, hoping to hit the ones that mattered.
Don’t Touch Batman’s Ears!!!
If you don’t already know by now, Stapesy is 33.33% recurring of Armed with Controllers, a trio of barmy Brits who spend their free time entertaining the masses with amusing gaming footage. It was Stapesy’s birthday on Monday, so as a special treat we’re dedicating this week’s AwC feature entirely to him.(more…)
Armed with Controllers’ KB and Stapesy return for our Friday feature, and deliver their funniest footage yet!(more…)
Haven’t gotten a chance to see what Saints Row: The Third is all about? Well, maybe you don’t want to know, or maybe you do. In that case, be sure to hit the break to watch all 7 minutes of gameplay showcasing all the absurd and absolutely crazy things you can do.
Ever wonder what Mario would look like if it was modernized to today’s most popular genre of games, the FPS? Well, thanks to a YouTube video-maker-guy, freddiew, we can now feast our eyes on a new perspective of our favorite plumber. Video after the jump. (more…)