Archive for Video Games

If video games were realistic…

Posted in Games with tags , on September 17, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

I don’t normally subscribe to Cracked‘s point of view.  I grew out of their magazines years ago (although I am still trying to find digital copies), but this time, they outdid themselves with parodies of video games in the real world.

[via Cracked]

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10 Most Hardcore Video Game Furniture Pieces

Posted in Art with tags , on August 23, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

[via Love Lone Boss]

“Let’s face it, few do as much active sitting as video gamers. That’s why we need the perfect furniture on which to sit and put our various consoles, controllers, and Fritos.”

8-bit Lego Tribute to Video Games

Posted in Videos with tags , on August 23, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

Gaming Teaser Trailers

Posted in Games with tags , , , on August 20, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

[via CNN]

Two big upcoming games — “Bioshock 2″ and “Batman: Arkham Asylum” — have creative teaser sites that offer some history behind the game’s story. If you didn’t already know they were associated with the video games you might not be able to tell, because the two sites don’t specifically mention the games by name.

More Free Zombie Games

Posted in Games with tags , , on August 16, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

[via Fly Article]

“With the recent success of Valve’s cooperative first-person shooter Left 4 Dead, I thought I would take some time and list my favorite zombie games throughout videogame history. From the first appearance of the shambling undead that I could find to the latest in high-definition rotting corpses, zombies have been a go-to enemy for decades. While some games get them right, others get them wrong. This feature spotlights some free zombie games playable on the Internet so you can smash the undead at your leisure.”

Overview of free skateboard games

Posted in Games with tags , , on August 16, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

[via Txt M8s]

“There are many great skateboarding video games out there but most of them you have to purchase for your home gaming console. They can add up in price even though most people will agree that they are fun to spend time playing. Did you know that you can also play terrific skateboarding video games online for free though? It only takes a few minutes for you to be healthy to set up your accounts on the different sites and to start playing these games.”

Periodic Table of Video Game Characters [PToTE]

Posted in Games with tags , , on April 24, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

“Holy crap this took a lot longer than I thought. A couple weeks ago, there was this Periodic Table of Cartoon Characters floating around on Digg and it got me thinking about a Periodic Table of Video Game Characters, but unfortunately, the periodic table of elements doesn’t always cooperate when it comes to video game character names. If you’re stumped on any, let me know and maaaybe I’ll give you the answer.”

[via I Heart Chaos]

Periodic Table of Video Game Characters