Posts tagged "video games"

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By: Adult Swim / March 28, 2010

The Massage Me Vest: How Geeks Get It On

While there are certain nerd-friendly items that are guaranteed turn-offs, here’s one that’s manufactured to do the exact opposite. The Massage Me controller is a vest that one partner wears, and the other uses as a video game controller, pressing into the massagee’s back like you would buttons to advance your game. This might be…

By: Leonora Epstein / January 25, 2010

20 Percent Of Women Have Dumped A Guy Over Video Games

An Open Letter To The Fellas: Women are not turned on by how fast you can finish Zelda or the fact that the plastic guitar you use to play Beatles Rock Band is customized. And when you ask us to blow into your Nintendo game cartridge, we know exactly what you’re thinking. I’ve dated a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 21, 2010

Japanese Dude Marries Virtual Girlfriend

A Japanese man who goes by the online handle Sal9000 has married his anime character girlfriend, Nene Anegasaki. It’s all so romantic. Nene is part of the Nintendo DS video game Love Plus, the wedding was held at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, and a real priest was on hand. The ceremony was broadcast…

By: Susannah Breslin / November 25, 2009

Woman Destroys Her Boyfriend’s XBox And Posts The Vid On YouTube

Fueling the legend of the psycho girlfriend, this lovely lady decided that, rather than breaking up with her video game-obsessed boyfriend, the way to make her life better would be to take a golf club to his Xbox, and post the footage on the internet. According to this bored blonde, this video is a…

By: Jessica Goldberg / November 24, 2009

Quick Pic: Where My Geeks At?

This photograph was taken at Tokyo Game Show 2009 at the exact moment that these two models realized you couldn’t pay them enough to: a.) put up with all these geeks, b.) smile for the camera, and c.) wear those godforsaken outfits. [9/23/09, Tokyo]…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 24, 2009

Scandal! Super Mario Brothers Sex Tape

Yes, our pixelated heroes from Super Mario Bros have joined the grand and ill-conceived sex tape tradition, forged by Leighton Meester, Paris Hilton, and Pamela Anderson. Only the audio on Mario and the princess’ vid is way better.

Come on, you know you want to know if that mustache tickles.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 7, 2009

Girls, Unlike Boys, Are Too Busy To Game

Girls have less leisure time to play digital games than boys, according to a Michigan State University study, the findings of which could shed light on the technology gender gap. The study of 276 undergraduates found that female students spent about 16 hours more per week doing homework, working, or performing other activities than male…

By: Annika Harris / July 27, 2009

A Marriage Of Video Gaming And Burlesque

Most guy gamers have dreamed of getting with one of the scantily-clad female characters, whether it’s Princess Zelda, Chung Li, or Bloodrayne. Now their fantasies have been answered. The burlesque group Devil’s Playground performs a show featuring these characters and others doing “things ‘suggestive’ doesn’t begin to describe,” according to Gossip Gamers. To…

By: Annika Harris / July 6, 2009

Who’s Gonna Play A Fashion Video Game?

Fashion Week won’t roll around again until next September, but the people over at 505 Games are hard at work on a video game that simulates the experience for peasants like us who won’t be sitting front row inside those hallowed tents. With a little help from IMG and uber-famous makeup artist Pat McGrath, 505…

By: Lily Q / May 21, 2009

Gaming Gore: Four Non-Violent Video Games

Whoever said that gaming was a guy thing obviously never met the ten-year-old me. Forget Barbie—I was in love with my Nintendo, along with Paperboy, Tetris, and Super Mario 3. I was obsessed with video games, and constantly exasperated my mother by refusing to go to bed until I got through just one more level…

By: DivineCaroline.com / April 25, 2009

Porn Is Getting Real About The Economy

The best things in life are free. Unfortunately, the porn industry is learning that lesson the hard way as sales go soft (zing!). Down 20-30%, Larry Flynt and Joe Francis have asked for a financial fluffer to help adult entertainment companies in their time of need. But it’s not just magazines and DVDs that are…

By: Simcha / February 24, 2009

Video Game Allows Players To Rape And Force Abortions

Sure, we’ve seen other video games, like Grand Theft Auto, where players can sexually assault the female characters, but as offensive as that is, at least it’s not the objective of the game. But a Japanese video game called “RapeLay” has the sole purpose of allowing players to virtually rape women. The player stalks the…

By: Persia Ali / February 24, 2009

Digital Time Capsule With Superstar Sperm Is Being Sent To Space

Space, the final frontier, is getting a new voyager and some sperm that’s outta this world! Richard Garriott, the video game visionary behind Tabula Rasa, is going to be the sixth private citizen to be sent to outer space. How’d he get so lucky? Well, he’s started a program to collect, create, and carry digital…

By: Simcha / September 8, 2008

Playing Video Games Naked Is More Popular Among Men Than Women

For some reason Microsoft conducted a survey in Canada about how people there play video games. They asked whether people play video games at work (30%), in the bedroom (27%), in public (19%), and in the bathroom (7%). They also asked whether those in the survey have ever played in the nude, and 17% of…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 1, 2008

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Grand Theft Auto IV

Earlier we posted a poll about the hooker screwing and killing in Grand Theft Auto IV. I wasn’t entirely sure how I felt about this game, so I haven’t voted yet, and instead asked the guys on my IM why I shouldn’t be horribly offended by them having virtual sex for money with the woma…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 1, 2008

Poll: Is Grand Theft Auto IV Super Duper Offensive?

Grand Theft Auto IV came out on Tuesday and made bajillions of dollars in sales. However, some people are up in arms because the video game allows you to have sex with prostitutes and then kill them afterwards. Boinkology has an excellent post up about the line between video game fantasy and real, live misogyny.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 1, 2008

Crave (For Him): Wiimotes Around His Wrists

The Wii is the one video game system in my apartment that I can stand, because the games are basic enough for me to play and the sound effects don’t give me a headache. These cuff links are really cute and a fun little gift for the dude in your life that just can’t live…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2008

Today In Terribleness: Polygamists, Evil Dads, And Girl Hating Gamers

More than half of the teen girls taken from the polygamist compound in Texas earlier this month have children or are pregnant. A total of 463 children were taken into custody by Child Protective Services. [CNN]
An Austrian man kept his daughter prisoner for 24 years, raped her, and fathered all six of her children.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 29, 2008

Bejeweled: A Nintendo Engagement

When you find a girl that loves her Nintendo DS as much as you, even a gamer knows not to play games — that is, unless you’re trying to propose. Bernie Peng knew the way to his woman’s heart was through her favorite video game, Bejeweled, so it seemed fitting that he recreate the game…

By: Simcha / April 22, 2008