10 urban myths of gaming [infographic]


What computer game myths do you know? Are any of them believable? In fairness to the team at Liberty Games, who put this piece together, the Luigi’s Mansion myth is believable and it’s the sort of secret twist that’s in keeping with the company even if not the game franchise.

Beyond 8-bit; an evolution of video game music as a surprising acapella


Okay, I’ll admit. I’ve seen plenty of Mario and Sonic acapellas now. It’ll take a little bit more than that to earn a blog post these days. Step forward Triforce Films. This isn’t just an acapella (with a touch of cosplay). This is a tour through the evolution of computer game music and that means […]

Is this the ultimate Nintendo orchestra medley?

The Ultimate Nintendo Orchestra

This is The String Player Gamer’s opus. An orchestral cover of many of your favourite classic Nintendo tunes. Nicely, the medley doesn’t linger too long on any one tune so it’s fairly fast paced and there’s plenty of variety. The musical nerd also manages to blend the tunes together skilfully and collection works as a […]

Nintendo announce the 2DS


Nintendo have announced a new handheld console; the Nintendo 2DS. The device, part of the Nintendo 3DS line, allows people to play 3DS games in 2D while enjoying most of the hardware. Why? The 3DS isn’t suitable for younger children as the 3D effects can cause headaches. The 2DS is a more robust, cheaper console […]