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Not like, "That trailer is so relaxed, it's chillin'." This trailer for The Order: 1886 does away with fancy 3D cinematics and tells the terrifying story of Little Bobby Paige, complete with children singing in the key of creepy. [Image: Ready at Dawn]

January 14th 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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We're keen on checking in with the folks at Disney Research from time to time to see what crazy projects its been working on. At SIGGRAPH Asia this week, the outfit is presenting recent work in crafting more detailed 3D-rendered eyes. In order to properly capture all the details needed to make thi...

December 5th 2014 at 11:42pm 0 Comments
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Despite the myriad communication options we as a technologically advanced have at our fingertips (literally), sometimes nothing gets our point across better than a GIF. Despite the amount of weird ones (and arty samples) we've seen, none quite hit the vibe that Droga5's art director Kevin Weir con...

September 10th 2014 at 6:06am 0 Comments
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There's a lot of talk these days about ways to prevent smartphone theft. The iPhone's kill switch feature seems to be doing a pretty good job of curbing iPhone thefts, and that's definitely a good thing, but I have a feeling this creepy case from Japan might do an even better job. If nothing else,...

June 23rd 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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It's Friday the 13th today, the most ominous of all day-and-date combinations. (Tuesday the 21st doesn't have a horror film series named after it.) Star Trek Online is celebrating as a result by giving players access to a special mini-episode, Hearts and Minds, an irregularly visited mission that...

June 13th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Bloober Team revealed a handful of new screens for Basement Crawl, the developer's PS4-exclusive action/strategy game, showing off the top-down view of the Bomberman-esque levels in the dark game. The developer previously offered a creepy teaser trailer for the game, which we've included above. B...

November 25th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Trion data guru Barish Orhon is the author of the latest RIFT-centric dev blog. The piece touches on Trion's propensity for collecting game-related data and using it to improve the player experience. Topics include data collection systems as well as insight into the firm's daily activity report. S...

November 19th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Casino chain Harrah's could teach MMO cash shops a thing or two. The casino famously employs a complicated system of tracking and metrics to estimate when precisely an individual losing player will walk away from a gambling game... and right before that predicted moment arrives, employees swoop in...

June 28th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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WoW Archivist explores the secrets of World of Warcraft's past. What did the game look like years ago? Who is etched into WoW's history? What secrets does the game still hold? Last year, Alex gave us a thorough look at the hidden Karazhan Crypts area, with its massive pile of bones where hundr...

October 26th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Call us masochists, but we were really looking forward to the stateside release of Japanese horror title Nanashi no Game, or its sequel, Nanashi no Game Me (trailer above) for the DS. Neither of these made the trip -- evil spirits are afraid of flying, we assume -- and now there is one more Nanash...

January 26th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments