10 Things You Might Not Know About Sonic The Hedgehog

Trivia time! How much do you know about gaming’s speedy little hedgehog?

King Backs Down On Trademark Disputes

Casual gaming giant King has “amicably” resolved its disputes with both The Banner Saga and CandySwipe, perhaps concluding that being seen as the games industry’s top villain isn’t the best business practice.

A Cancelled Kickstarter With A Happy Ending

We all hear lots of stories about Kickstarters turning out all wrong and not going according to the promised plan. The Kickstarter for Jet-Getters, a multiplayer jet game, almost sounds like one of those stories when you consider it was recently cancelled — but in twist, the cancellation turned out to be a good thing for everyone involved.

This iPhone Game Tricks You Into Dancing

Someone recommended that I play “this weird dancing game” at PAX East. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I saw people spinning around with an iphone between them, but Bounden is easily one of the most fun games I played all weekend.

The Horde And Alliance Battle Over Bikes In Azeroth Choppers

With American Chopper having been off the air since 2012 and nothing pressing happening with the World of Warcraft team other than a major expansion pack, now’s the perfect time for Blizzard to tap world-famous motorised bicycle designer Paul Teutul Jr for a web-based reality show. It’s Azeroth Choppers, you guys.

A Little Bit Of Sonic, Some Super Meat Boy And A Lot Of Difficulty

Video game movement is the best, isn’t it? Jumping higher than possible in reality, dodging, rolling and sprinting with impossible smoothness across precise vectors… it’s no wonder you get limitations like a double jump or short dash distances. Fenix Rage takes those strictures away, giving you infinite dash and infinite jumping. It’s the kind of game where you need it.

This Is What The Little Sisters In BioShock Started Out As

Briefly: Who would have guessed that this is what the Little Sisters inBioShock started out as? Eurogamer just published a thorough report on the origins of the seminal first person shooter that’s worth a close read.

Create Your Own Mortal Kombat Cosplay With This One Weird Trick

You may know the old trick to turn a t-shirt into a ninja mask, but throw in some pants and a lampshade, and you can have a pretty sweet Raiden costume.

Sonic The Hedgehog Dances His Way Into Your Nightmares

Warning: the video below contains people in Sonic character suits doing some really terrible twerking.

App Review: It's FarmVille 2 Without All The Annoying Bits, And It's Lovely

Somewhere behind the frustrating timers and social friend-bothering quests of FarmVille 2 there’s a lovely little farming and crafting simulator. Zynga brings out the best in the game with FarmVille 2: Country Escape for iOS and Android.