Category Archives: Gaming

‘Mortal Kombat X’ adds Predator and Carl Weathers to the list of fighters

It’s not the Predator game that we need, but it’s the one we deserve. The warrior-alien baddie from the 1987 sci-fi classic is one of several new fighter options that will be added to NetherRealm Studios’ Mortal Kombat X in the freshly released “Predator Bundle.” While Predator is the only completely new combatant, the add-on also brings […]

How to recreate your childhood game library with the Internet Archive

Fortunately, advances in both online curation have created an easy path for revisiting old games that you might have thought were too old. Welcome to the Archive When you’re looking to dive into gaming’s yesteryear, your first stop should be the Internet Archive. This non-profit is a library of free culture, including everything from books […]

First look at ‘Minecraft: Story Mode': It’s an epic, star-studded adventure

Patton Oswalt is setting out on a Minecraft adventure. The actor leads a star-studded cast in Minecraft: Story Mode, a five-part series from The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones developer Telltale Games. Oswalt is joined by Brian Posehn (Mr. Show), Ashley Johnson (The Last of Us), Scott Porter (Friday Night Lights), Martha Plimpton (The Goonies), Dave Fennoy (Telltale’s […]

These packages turn your mailbox into a mysterious portal to another dimension

Inspired by dark fiction like stories from H.P. Lovecraft, the Mysterious Package Company mails the recipient — usually someone chooses to bestow a mystery on an unsuspecting friend or family member — a series of letters or paper clippings. The company goes for full immersion, so each piece of the puzzle looks deliberately ancient, as […]