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Mario Takes the Money

What gives, Mario? The cover for this Japanese Mario game shows the little hero giving up Princess Peach to a prince (who could well be a relative of hers, considering they look alike)! But Mario seems happy, as he has a bag of coins that would break a camel’s back. Link

The Late Movies – Guess The Theme 75

It’s Thursday, it’s late, it’s time once again for the game that’s sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave you best guesses in the comments section. Michael Jackson – “Thriller” Warren Zevon – “Werewolves Of London” Twilight Zone Intro BB King – “Into The Night” Dream On (TV Show) – [...]

Angry Birds Star Wars

The popular game Angry Birds is releasing a new Star Wars game on November 8th. While the official gameplay trailer isn’t coming out until the 5th, you can see a preview of the game above! If you don’t think Angry Birds and Star Wars make a good match, just consider the protagonists name- Luke Skywalker. [...]

One Day Only—20% Off The mental_floss Split Decision Game!

*The Split Decision game offer starts now and ends tonight, October 26, 2012, at midnight EST. Not valid with previous orders, exchanges, package deals, or in combination with other coupon codes. Mental Floss, Inc. reserves the right to change or cancel this coupon at any time without notification.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 74

It’s Thursday, it’s late, it’s time once again for the game that’s sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments. Full House Theme The Italian Job Trailer Commercial For 409 Saved Trailer Clip From Cocktail

The Late Movies: SimCity

A new version of SimCity is coming in March 2013. They’re not calling it “SimCity 5″ — instead, EA/Maxis is rebooting the franchise, Star Trek-style, and just calling the new game “SimCity” again. This thing looks amazing to me; I’ve been playing since I was a kid, and this incarnation of the game [...]

Halloween Costumes Kids Are Too Young To Understand- 2012 Edition

Our friends at Flavorwire shared their updated 2012 edition of costumes kids are too young to understand with us, and they’ve stepped up their game so much that we just had to share. From a dapper young Don Draper, glass of scotch in hand, to a tiny version of Sweet Dee from the epic rock opera [...]

Claycat’s Hitman Absolution

(YouTube link) The trailer for the video game Hitman: Absolution is much improved by Lee Hardcastle’s clay cat animation. If the whole game had cats in it, I’d learn to play! See the original ultra-violent trailer at YouTube.  -via Uproxx

72 Scenes from the Portland Retro Gaming Expo, 2012

On September 30, I spent a geektastic day at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo. I arrived early and got a look at many booths before they opened (later, they would be swarmed by thousands of attendees). For much of the day I was one of several referees for the Classic Tetris World Championship. [...]

Game of Thrones House Sigils for Video Games

Geeking out with Game of Thrones sigils is always fun, even if you aren’t concerned with the Lannisters and Westeros. That’s why these video game house sigils are so great. Link Via Geeks Are Sexy