The player’s choice of character or class can be an oddly intimate way to see how a person approaches games, but also how they see themselves.
In honour of Family Day, here’s a list of gaming’s most memorable family units.
Why is it so hard to find a decent simulation of the Grey Cup?
In honor of Shark Week, here are five of the deadliest sharks in gaming.
A gamer and a comedian, Second City veteran Kris Siddiqi talks about his video-game themed improv show and the benefits of dying for an audience.
Enter for a chance to win one of three pairs of tickets to The Video Game Show, courtesy of Dork Shelf and the Bad Dog Theatre Company!
The video game tie-in for The Lego Movie is perfect for good-hearted co-operative play with the family. Read on to find out why.
By asking his students to create analogue versions of video games, OCAD instructor and indie game developer Benjamin Rivers forced them to look at games from a designer’s perspective rather than a player’s. See the results after the jump.
How Toronto stepped up and became a place to make games.
It is time to dust off your old consoles, its time to regain your muscle memory. We here at the Underground are opening our doors and plugging in some classic systems!
This interview first appeared in Steel Bananas. I don’t know if you’ve caught on to this by now, but gee-whiz I like video games. I will buy video games for systems I don’t even own because I like the cover art. I lose sleep wondering how great a new 7th Guest would be. Well, golly, […]
Ubisoft Montreal have finally unveiled their video game adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World based on the graphic novels of the same name. The game is primarily a co-op side scrolling beat-em-up, but is also said to feature Guitar Hero-esque rhythm games among the other gameplay modes. With visuals being handled […]
Editor’s Note: This review was originally intended for publication late last year, but was misplaced by yours truly. My apologies to Zack – Will Do I want to play a game? Yeah sure, why not? I’m always down for a good bout of Tetris, but with Fall winds rattling my bones, scary games are definitely […]
The Swedish electronica duo Rymdreglage put together an amazing music video combining two of my childhood obsessions: video games and Lego. 8-Bit Trip features nods to Tetris, Mario, Pac-Man and more. Like any stop-animation, the video would have been insanely time consuming to produce. It allegedly took upwards of 1500 hours to animate! Be sure […]
My girlfriend is not a fan of violent video games. I for my own part, am not a “fan of violent video games” necessarily, but merely a fan of games. The level of violence in a game does not determine if I want to play it or not, but if the game happens to be […]