Three years ago I brought to your attention a chip-tune artist from the UK named Greig Stewart. Chip-tune music is works played through retro video-game sound equipment like the sound card on a Game Boy. Stewart was riding high on the Guitar Hero craze like everyone else at the time, but decided tha ... More >>
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Today is the 122nd anniversary of the founding of Nintendo. Yes, you read that right. Nintendo is older than the automobile, Dracula, and the country of Iraq. In a just world, we would brave an abandoned warehouse haunted by tentacle monsters in order to win a cache of steampunk video-game ha ... More >>
It sounds like heresy to most older folks, this writer included, but for about the past decade, a lot of younger gamers have been discovering punk rock, ska, and classic and indie hip-hop through the Tony Hawk series of skateboarding video games. The idea may be repellent to those of us who r ... More >>
A view much more interesting than anything else you'd see from the Space Station, apparentlyIn case you needed any further evidence that astronauts have moved into full nerd-dom from their test-pilot beginnings, you need only to know that two of the current crew of the International Space Station ... More >>
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