Gaming

The Weekly WTF: The Madness of ‘Takeshi’s Challenge’

News | February 5, 2015, 9:59 am

The Weekly WTF: The Madness of ‘Takeshi’s Challenge’

The world of the gametastic is now bigger than ever. Since the Wii and tablets and all these newfangled doohickeys arrived on the scene, everyone’s playing. Grandma may have needed diapers since she had that episode, but she can flail away furiously at Wii Tennis with the best of them. Children... Read More

CoinOpTV Returns With the Essential Games of February 2015

News | February 4, 2015, 9:29 am

CoinOpTV Returns With the Essential Games of February 2015

The last few months have been a little sparse for gametastic. There have been highlights, true enough, but otherwise pickings have been slim. Fear not though, because February’s primed to hit us with both barrels of badassery. Who better to guide us than CoinOpTV’s Robert Welkner? Each month,... Read More

Forget Call of Duty, Real Men Need the Retro Love: Silent Hill

News | February 3, 2015, 9:37 am

Forget Call of Duty, Real Men Need the Retro Love: Silent Hill

Spare undercrackers at the ready, gentlemen. Silent Hill is coming at you. The late nineties was a great time for the survival horror genre. It was, y’know, the time it began to damn well exist, with the advent of Resident Evil. Sure, purists consider the decrepit likes of Alone in the Dark... Read More

Conan O'Brien Has His Own Little Super Bowl, 'Mortal Kombat X' Style

News | February 2, 2015, 10:54 am

Conan O'Brien Has His Own Little Super Bowl, 'Mortal Kombat X' Style

You may not have noticed, but a little thing called the Super Bowl took place last night. I’d never heard of it either, but I’m told it’s some kind of minor sporting event. Darts or beach volleyball or something like that. The Patriots and Seahawks may have gotten their football on yesterday,... Read More

News | January 28, 2015, 9:58 am

Go and Grab Grandpa Willie's Shotgun! ‘Dying Light’ Has Arrived

As we know, free-running and parkour is a dangerous business. It takes a special kind of chutzpah to vault over ledges on top of the Chrysler Building, just to get Grandma’s attention and a dickish, death-defying selfie for your Instagram. But you’d need balls of the steeliest steel to do so... Read More

News | January 27, 2015, 10:00 am

Forget Call of Duty, Real Men Need the Retro Love: TimeSplitters 2

Ah, TimeSplitters. You’re a special breed of crazy-ass, and we love you for it. If you’re well-versed in the gametastic, you’ll know that FPS games mean effing business. Much like MMOs and MOBAs (and maybe a couple other nerdly acronyms), the communities are legendary for not suffering... Read More

News | January 26, 2015, 11:39 am

World's Most Desirable PS4 Surprises No-one By Being Freaking Pricetastic

As we saw from last time’s eBay bastardry, the fancy new special edition PS4 is a big deal. Decked out in its Ye Olde nineties paint job, it’s quite the collector’s item for PlayStation fans. Only 12,300 of these bad boys were made. 12,299 were swiftly commandeered and wanged onto eBay... Read More