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Primitive human beings didn't understand many things. They didn't understand quantum physics or literary theory or fine French cooking. But they did understand one important thing: Somewhere in the world, there were barrels and crates, and smashing those barrels and crates would yield items and r...

September 29th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Diablo III officially launched at midnight last night, opening the floodgates on what is possibly the most pre-ordered PC game in history. It's been almost 12 years since the previous game in the series launched, and it's still going to this day. Whether you've played previous games, have taken p...

May 15th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Want to see 3,000 barrels all tumble down at once? Or be blown away in a vortex? This four-minute video might be just what you're looking for. For some reason, watching the barrel de(con)struction makes us want to upgrade our systems and play Crysis more than any trailer released for the game. It's...

December 20th 2007 at 2:00am 0 Comments

We wonder if there's a psychological condition associated with our fascination in watching things fall down in video games. It started out harmlessly enough, with the popularization of the Gmod (and the Rube Goldberg machines that followed), then picked up steam with the brief Oblivion dominoes tren...

December 16th 2007 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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While we question the ability of McSweeney's to integrate classic Nintendo characters into a major-league squad, that's just the scouting report that's been released for this truly fantasy baseball roster.For instance, you've got a young shortstop who spends way too much of his time with "fairi...

March 11th 2006 at 3:00pm 0 Comments