Japanese Train Redesigned to Look Like Evangelion Mech

Share. Sadly, it doesn’t turn into a giant robot. By Kyree Leary Japan is taking one of its Shinkansen bullet trains and giving it a redesign to resemble a mech from the anime Neon Genesis Evangelion. Japanese train operator JR West is heading the project, with Evangelion director Hideaki Anno serving as a supervisor, in order to celebrate the 20th anniversary …

Destiny Fan Makes 3D-Printed Thorn Pistol That Actually Fires

Fans of Bungie’s shooter Destiny have made some cool replicas of the game’s guns, but one fan built one that actually fires. Kirby Downey chose to recreate the infamous Thorn hand cannon, designing a 3D-printed model that looks amazing. But it also hides an airsoft pistol inside it, meaning that it could be used for target practice or even, if …

Mortal Kombat X Dev Teases More DLC Again

Update: There wasn’t much in the way of announcements about future content during today’s livestream, but it did close out with a reference to Tremor being the end of “Kombat Pack 1.” Previously, this was only ever called the Kombat Pack, suggesting there will be at least one more. You can read a bit further into this and infer that …

Watch This Room Transform Into an Amazing Mario Kart 8 Nursery

When some people have a baby, they buy a handful of things for a new nursery. Others–or at least one guy–go a different route and instead construct an elaborate nursery themed around Mario Kart 8. < p dir=”ltr”>Having created Legend of Zelda and Yoshi’s Island nurseries in the past (one for friends, one for his daughter), Wes chose Mario Kart …

Tremor Rocks Mortal Kombat X On July 21

Having appeared in two previous Mortal Kombat games in non or barely playable form, the artist formerly known as The Tan Ninja makes his fully playable debut this week in Mortal Kombat X. There’s a slim chance you remember Tremor from his appearance as an enemy in the Jax-powered action game Mortal Kombat: Special Forces. There’s an equally slim chance …

Just Cause 3&rsquo;s tech designer talks explosions physics &amp; why Rico is Mario in disguise

Along with attempting to offer the most authentic sandbox experience on the market (and offering the opportunity to be a fully-armed bastard), Just Cause 3 has one thing on its mind: explosions. In the latest issue of Official Xbox Magazine, Avalanche Studios’ senior technical designer Anders Bodbacka says the jump to current-gen has given the Swedish developer all it needs to create a new playground …

More Mortal Kombat X DLC Could Be on the Way; Tremor Being Shown Sunday

We’ll be getting a look at Tremor, the upcoming character for Mortal Kombat X, this Sunday, series creator Ed Boon has teased. And although he’s the last confirmed character to be coming as DLC, more may still be on the way. < p dir=”ltr”>Boon announced on Twitter that a Mortal Kombat livestream next Tuesday, July 21, will feature a gameplay …

The Smartphone Nintendo Should Make

A few weeks ago, we asked you which classic gadget you’d turn into a smartphone. We asked because we have a friend who specializes in bringing fantastic phone concepts to life. We gave him a few of the top ideas, and once again, he’s made the magic happen. Ladies and gents, meet Smart Boy, the Game Boy-inspired smartphone. Designed by …

If Deus Ex ever does multiplayer, “it would have to be the topic of the game itself”

So, we know developer Eidos Montreal won’t touch religion when it comes to Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, but what about introducing a multiplayer mode? In the latest issue of Official Xbox Magazine, gameplay director Patrick Fortier explains incorporating an online experience would need to fit the game’s narrative – much like Mass Effect 3’s single-player-influencing offering. “Mass effect 3’s multiplayer is a very …

Rocket League Is So Good, Nobody Minds That The Servers Suck

R0cket League, a ridiculously fun mashup of driving and soccer (seriously!), has taken the Internet by storm. The unexpected popularity has ravaged the game’s servers. Despite constant downtime, it hasn’t stopped vehicular sports fans from coming back over and over. If you’ve been trying to play Rocket League on PC or PlayStation 4 over the last week, it’s been a …

New Documentary Tells the Story of Developer Midway

Share. 30 days remain. By Cassidee Moser A documentary about Midway Games is currently seeking crowdfunding to tell “the untold story of the greatest video game studio of the ’90s.” Called Insert Coin, the documentary is the brainchild of Joshua Tsui, a developer who worked at Midway during its golden age. With Insert Coin, Tsui and his crew hope to …

More Mortal Kombat X DLC Could Be on the Way; Tremor Being Shown Sunday

We’ll be getting a look at Tremor, the upcoming character for Mortal Kombat X, this Sunday, series creator Ed Boon has teased. And although he’s the last confirmed character to be coming as DLC, more may still be on the way. < p dir=”ltr”>Boon announced on Twitter that a Mortal Kombat livestream next Tuesday, July 21, will feature a gameplay …

Commodore Making Comeback With Smartphone That Runs Classic Games

Legendary computing brand Commodore is making a comeback, with a new smartphone called the Pet. Details from official channels are scarce for the time being, but tech site Wired reports that the Pet will run a modified version of Android 5.0 Lollipop. It will ship with Commodore 64 and Amiga emulators pre-installed, however no games will be included out of …

Watch Sonic Run Around in Glorious 1080p/60fps HD

Have you ever wondered what Sonic the Hedgehog would look like running around a gorgeous open environment created using the Unreal Engine 4? Wonder no more. YouTube user CryZENx‘s latest video shows Sega’s speedy creature zipping around the environment from the Unreal Engine’s “Boy and His Kite” tech demo. Watch the video below–and be sure to select 1080p/60fps to see …

League of Legends Champions Come to Life at Anime Expo

Anime Expo, a convention that features film screenings, guest panels and gaming previews, took place last weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center. It’s currently the largest anime convention in North America and it has a breadth of activities for its attendees, one being the Masquerade Cosplay Contest. In fact Anime Expo has a history grounded in colorful cosplay, and …

Help finding NES game with 60 to 72 pin piece.

42 points · Satoru Iwata in the company development laboratory HAL Laboratory in 1983, as a game programmer for MSX [xpost /r/MSX] Ascii Grip for Super Famicom and Playstation I’m a pencil artist but last night I thought I would take a crack at painting. This was the result of my first attempt (OP). 4 points · Lag Testing – …

Obituary: Satoru Iwata, the Pioneer Who Saved Nintendo

Satoru Iwata’s story is one laced with unbelievable risks, bright thinking in dark times, and a bold ambition to make a difference. For all that can be said about his charming mannerisms, his warm smile, his unquestionable love of video games, it should not be overlooked that Iwata was a visionary businessman who saved Nintendo by reinventing it. He was …

Burnout, Need for Speed Dev Teases “Amazing” Announcement

Criterion Games, developer of the Burnout franchise and most recently Need for Speed Most Wanted, has teased that it will reveal “something amazing” and you won’t have to wait long to find out what it is. “I’ve been working on a couple of super-secret things that I can’t talk about yet,” longtime Criterion producer Pete Lake said on the developer’s …