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The Onion, the well-known and consistently hilarious parody news site, has turned its eyes toward World of Warcraft once again. In the past, they have introduced us to geek love in WoW and the World of World of Warcraft, and this time, they introduce us to the world of Raiding via nerd columnist Lar...

July 11th 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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We're all for games that trim away the fat and are left with only a lean, pure gameplay experience. But we've got a gut feeling that The Onion's new title, Close Range, may be going a bit too far. The core of the game ... nay, the whole game, is shooting people point blank in the face.You can see t...

April 7th 2009 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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The Onion, that bastion of truth and fair reportage, have done a piece on the latest update to the World of Warcraft franchise, and it's not Wrath of the Lich King. Hardcore fans of Blizzard will rejoice when they hear that World of World of Warcraft will finally be released.In WoWoW, players will...

June 11th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

We hope developers learn a lesson from The Onion's above reveal of World of World of Warcraft, the new WoW expansion that lets you play as a player playing World of Warcraft. The educational take-away? It's all in the presentation. Sure, playing as a WoW-playing player is revolutionary, but if you d...

June 11th 2008 at 1:58pm 0 Comments
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The Onion, a popular news satire site, has played off the World of Warcraft before with articles such as "Baby, you mean the World of Warcraft to me," but now they've taken it to the realm of video. The Onion News Network reports on Blizzard's latest (fictional) release, World of World of Warcraft....

June 10th 2008 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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We've been railing against the LCPD for years, so it's nice to see a more mainstream publication like The Onion finally notice what we've been saying all along: Liberty City's cops are the absolute worst. Just look at this statistic: "Since the surge in crime, which began on April 28 at midnight, m...

June 9th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Satire site The Onion has made its take on video game violence the headlining story today. In a piece entitled "Wii Video Games Blamed For Rise In Effeminate Violence," activist group Parents Against Wii (PAW) is suing Nintendo for $52 million in damages following sissified violence spawned from th...

March 17th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and like my idol, Smoove B, I want to woo you! I'll be posting MMO machinima that is Valentine's or love-themed all week, so pull out your tissues. It might get weepy in here.Mistressofdesign created a beautiful work of art, with Norah Jones as her muse and...

February 11th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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The saddest part of the satire image above (via The Onion) is that they actually manage to match the correct controller with the right game. That's more than we can say about many of the non-satirical articles. Check out the highlights for this weekend:JoystiqueryHappy Birthday PS3: The cake is (no...

November 19th 2007 at 11:59pm 0 Comments