You don’t get the show #26 Podcast

With all the sales on games, toys and electronics this summer we decide to celebrate Christmas in July by looking over the top Christmas toys from the 80’s to today. From Transformers to the BeyBlad...

You dont get the show #22: Why G2A Sucks.

We discuss the ongoing issues between G2A and Gearbox and take a look at their history and the damaged caused to gamers and game makers alike. We also talk Sims 4 sex mods in our clickbait segment....

Let’s Play BlazeRush: “Good Yab”

BlazeRush is a racing game that's silly and pure fun, and very much the spiritual successor of old 2D racing games like Rock n' Roll Racing, RC Pro AM, Super Sprint, Skidmarks, Racing Destruction Set,...

You dont get the show #7: WTF is with this show

We try to have a blueprint for the show even when that blueprint is disturbing, but when we don’t have one things go off the rails as you will see in our latest episode.We have a special guest h...

Sex don’t got no eyes

One of the last things J.A. expected was to meet a "girl" in league of legends who then asked for his Snapchat info. From there it just got weird....

WoWP Chill sunday night game in the P-43 Lancer

WoWP Chill sunday night game in the P-43 Lancer World of Warplanes: This is a typical, chill victory over a late sunday night (it was around 2 AM). The P-43 Lancer is sort of like a mix between an int...

WoWP A very epic loss in the P-43 Lancer

World of Warplanes: The game starts out with somebody saying hello to me and then I obsess over killing them. Probably that’s what caused me to lose this epic game. I did what I could but it was...

War of the Roses

Swinging a weapon though, can be a slightly awkward affair. You press the mouse button to swing and then swipe your mouse to swing your weapon in that direction. It works well enough when you get us...

The Obsolete Gamer Show #31 Rose Colored Glasses

Next we talked Xbox One with Grace Snoke who wrote about her views on the recent press release that has caused quite a storm within the gaming community. If you haven’t seen it yet you can check out...

Gaming Under the Influence

"I headed over to South Korea for fun and made it a point to see what they were doing in TV and gaming," he said. "As most gamers know, professional video gaming is serious business over there and bro...

Gamer Parents: Growing up a Gamer

This week our Gamer Parent series continues on our podcast as the group talks about what it was like for our parents dealing with kids who were growing up gamers. We talked about J.A. Laraque’s stor...

Barbie

Each "level" of this "game" is actually a dream that Barbie is having, which is a convenient cop-out way to explain the ridiculous elements in each stage. Nonetheless, Barbie is armed to confront her ...

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

After a long hiatus the Obsolete Gamer show is back and better than ever. In this week’s episode we welcome gamer extraordinaire Fatal1ty to the show where we talk about his life as a professional g...

Independent Adventure Games for the masses

Independent video game developers are like the artisans of yore. They aren't wage slaves, they don't exploit anyone else's work, they are neither masters nor slaves, but creative people who strive for...

Five Don’ts of gaming

You are not going for a Twin Galaxies record so when you decide to have a retro game night with your friends do not show how you can beat Super Mario Bros 3 with one life because it will just piss us ...

What is gaming’s ‘Greatest Generation’?

Over the past several years I have seen and dealt with players who will put the topic up for constant debate. I have seen classic arcade gamers refer to anything console as "lame" and unimportant in ...

Tips for a Gamer Mom or How NOT to be a Clara

Because, let's face it. We aren't kids anymore. We have kids! And we alone are responsible for leveling them up! We have to balance their skill trees, and make sure they're always up to par for wh...

Games & Candy

Most people are trying to be healthier now-a-days and even in gaming, where you spend most of the time sitting, there are things you can do to improve your overall health. However, sometimes you just ...

Video Games and Life

Now to be fair I did not know gaming would lead me to meet friends online and then in person, but today that is a very common story. Just as internet dating was (and sometimes still is) looked upon as...

Retro Games Roundup: Nintendo Legend Reviews #1-5

Welcome to Retro Games Roundup, where we go back through Nintendo Legend’s library of NES reviews and go over them five games at a time, providing a summarized report of the titles and disseminating...

Family Gamer TV Show Launches August 29th

The first season of ten shows will be published via Wired.com’s GeekDad blog http://www.wired.com/geekdad/ and on a purpose built FamilyGamerTV YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/familygamertv. ...

Video of the Day: Game Deaths

This video is just to awesome not to share. This video shows death scenes from various classic games to a great remix tune. Enjoy....

China Couple sells kids to buy video games

After the couple was arrested, they claimed they did not know what they were doing was illegal stating: “We didn’t want to raise them. We just want to sell them for some money.” Apparently, the...

Knightsquire

Knightsquire, lovingly crafted by none other than buloght (?), is apparently a game about a knight and his squire. Make that better a game about a knight, his squire and a door stuck shut. Not very ep...

Feyruna: Fairy Forest

Feyruna - Fairy Forest will henceforth be referred to, probably features Feyruna, a fabulous fairy (which could also be the name of FFF's setting mind you, but really, I like the idea of calling the f...

EQ2 Has The Worst Players On Erf!

I know I could easily deny myself of these experiences if I only made my own group and wrote off some of these people with my own iron fist ruling. Trust me, I have! I don’t take shit when I’m gro...

Dead Rising: How to murder 60k Zombies

Aeropause produced this most impressive of Dead Rising video walkthroughs, designed to teach aspiring undead slaughterers, how to swiftly rid their game worlds of enough zombies to earn them the prest...

The Unsurprising Incompetence of Sony

We all know what’s going on with Sony. For those of you who don’t know, you either don’t game or you live under a rock. The greatest hacking escapade of 2011 has left the company’s loyal consu...

Retro Love: Buy a Dreamcast

By saying the scene I'm talking of the vibrant DC emulation, demo, homebrew and even amateur journalism community. On the Dreamcast you see, one can play anything from old arcade, to MegaDrive, Amiga,...

Nintendo Rube Goldberg Animation

The greatest artists have mostly been inspired by the grand and perpetual human drama. Be it personal or social, Art has always been about us. Not digital Italian plumbers, or peculiar Far Eastern bra...

The ZX Spectrum Bible

Actually, more of the ZX Spectrum PDF emulation Bible, but this would be too long a post title... Still, oh wise and cheap-ass retroheads, just click here and you'll get yourselves the brilliant 82 pa...

Mega64: Heavy Rain

These guys make excellent parody videos where they take what you would do in a game and act it out in real life. Here is their latest video on the game, Heavy Rain. ...

Independent GAMER: ALEX ARIS

The aim of the game is to collect all of the Karma Crystals, whilst trying to avoid, Ghosts, Zombies and Bouncing Balls ! If you study the level, you will notice that the Ghosts are one of the keys to...

The top non-slutty female characters in video games

It's always a Top 10, a Top 5 or a Top 100. Not this time though. This is a Top 7, and it's about the Female Game Character; an endangered and usually stripped down to its panties species. This is dif...

Ugur Sener: Adventure Lantern

Video games are definitely my main interest. I have been playing them since I was 7 years old. I currently play games on my PC, PS2, and GameCube. Adventure is definitely my favorite genre, there'’s...

Fictional Gaming Reality

Video games are definitely a decent way to murder your free time. But why not try other methods too? Like Role Playing Games (the pen and paper ones -doh!), Wargames or miniature painting. If you feel...

Outrun

Simon explains how the original Outrun fueled his passion for forever being in love with video games....

Cosplay: Hyper Combo Finish

In honor of my purchase of Capcom versus Marvel 3, this weeks cosplay will be dedicated to all the lovely ladies of the Street Fighter series. Enjoy!...

The Interview: Alex Aguila

You know a lot has been made out of this through the years but before there was any “competition” there was a lot of “cooperation”. We played Atari 2600 sword quest series and raiders of the l...

Ten Questions: Computer History Museum

There are also four interactive stations where visitors can play classic games such as Adventure, Pong, Pac-Man and SpaceWar!. One of the key things to me about the Gaming Gallery is that it looks at...

Revolution exhibit at the Computer History Museum

Revolution looks at the first 2000 years of computing from the abacus to the smart phone. The great thing about this exhibit is it has something for everyone from the history buffs to the gaming geeks...

The 80’s video game style

Our friends over at Gamefreaks showcase a pretty cool video made by College Humor that takes us back to the 80’s. This video shows us some of the signature events from the 80’s in NES video game f...

Why Do I Game?

I remember renting some from the video rental store too. Unfortunately, my mom didn’t quite realize that video games were good for me to be playing and would either limit my time severely, or groun...

A Gamer Girls Experience

I loved Dark Stalkers and Marvel vs. Capcom. I still play WoW when I have the time (and a functional computer) and the most expensive purchase that I’ve made in the past 2 years was a PS3 for which ...

A New Challenger Approaches…

Life can throw you a lot of curveballs. You might find yourself unexpectedly becoming a father, be picked first when people choose their teammates, and even find a million dollars in a duffel bag. Th...

Bob-ombs: The Real Threat to America’s Safety?

Cute and cuddly. That's what many think of when they see a Bob-omb. They don't see the sin that drives them, the motives that turn the gears in their little mechanical bodies. Are we going to allow th...

Cosplay: Xtreme Beach Volleyball

The times we worked together on the night shift were quite fun at first. You are a very funny guy and the various websites you showed me made the long nights of chatting with mostly spammers manageabl...

Be Thankful, Gamer

On Thanksgiving, many people reflect and remember memories and gather new ones with friends and family. Let us not forget, however, the memories we should be thankful for in games. Umar lets us know w...

APB. I Think U Dun Goofed

Few may remember APB but many remember the backlash the game received when it closed its doors to players in less than a year's time. Even fewer may know that APB is having life beat back into it when...

Motivational Monday: Boss Battles

I get it, a lot of people are tired of the FF7 talk, but you have to give them credit for presenting the final Sephiroth fight in a grand manner. Sure, Final Fantasy has used angel themed bosses many ...

Cosplay: Leadership

We had two teams for chat one in the day and one in the evening. I was working the evening shift with one other person and after a long hard day I received one of those spammers. I tried my best to re...

Community Profile: Game Casa

I started out gaming with classic arcade games and the Atari system. I spent many hours of my childhood at other people's houses playing video games with other guys. It didn't matter whether or not I...

Community Profile: Meet A Gamer

What is gaming? Just kidding, I've been gaming since I was a really little kid started off playing Mario Bros series on the original Nintendo, when you had to blow into the cartridge of the game to g...

Cosplay: Red Alert

9 times out of 10 the bathrooms were clean and pleasant, but at least once a day someone would go in and total destroy the bathroom rendering it useless for at least an hour. You would think it would ...

Motivational Monday: The Shower Scene

I mean who doesn’t feel at least a little bit vulnerable in the shower? Besides us in horror films the shower scene is also used in love stories, for seduction purposes and to give us an interment m...

Cosplay: Sexy Pirates

Now the big boss was known for being tough and did not take any lip from anyone. He would fire you on the spot if you screwed up and was never known for playing games. He had a scowl that could fright...

Cosplay: Attention to Detail

If there are three things you need to be a good cosplayer its courage, a good look and attention to detail. Now to be fair sometimes a pretty face (and body) can overwrite the need to create the perfe...

Cosplay: Priorities

Many of you are either in school, at work or unemployed and living it up. Either way it is a good time for a Fapp-A-Thon cosplay session!...

Multiplayer Pranks!

This is where my brilliant idea kicked in. After insisting to my wife this was just, I ran over to the forge and made my portal over the lava pit in Ironforge. Our friend and my wife clicked the porta...

Critical Thinking: One Game, One Bullet, One Chance

"You have one chance!", the man shouts. Your eyes open wide in surprise and air rushes out of your body as if someone knocked it out of you. "My kids don't like me much and all they do is play games. ...

Villian Spotlight: Kefka Palazzo

It hurts to hear this kind of criticism about the One Winged Angel but I'm about to open your eyes to a true villain. Someone who's appearance was comical but their lust for destruction was their only...

Gamer Profile: Alex Aguila

On the back wall were several classic arcade cabinets including Defender, Joust and Robotron. The systems were all from Retrocade and Alex explained that originally he wanted to keep the classic origi...

Video Game Art Is In The Eye of The Beholder

Sometimes, physicality is not enough merit to consider a form of entertainment media as a source of art. What about the ability to portray controversy? The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger portraye...

Star Trek Online Free Trial Weekend

For those of you who used to play Star Trek Online and left it, so long as you played it before and have an account, they are allowing you to login this weekend for free to play and check out new game...

GOG sale: Kalypso god-games

This weekend, until Monday May 10 at noon, Good Old Games is offering all their Kalypso god-game simulators on sale. See my article for their description....

Why did she Kick My Ass at Fighting Games?

It started off well enough. Again, she knew nothing of the game and didn’t ask for instructions. I had her half health when out of nowhere she pulled off a combo breaker. I felt my scrotum shatter a...

TRON Movie Review

Although the sequel to TRON, Tron Legacy is coming out near the holidays this 2010, in 2003 a really great FPS game came out on computer by the name of Tron 2.0. See, I was never expecting anything li...