Did the Game Gear Bring Down Sega?

Sure, it was vastly inferior to its nemesis Game Boy — not to mention, the size of a brick — but the people who had one loved it, and continue to do so this day. Isn’t that worth a second look?

Split-Screen Gaming Was the Epitome of Togetherness

For gamers in 1997, the debut of the Nintendo 64 brought a new opportunity: Four people playing together, on the same console. Now, split-screen multiplayer is a dying art — and we’re losing something tangible with it

I Fooled the World into Thinking Nintendo Made a Naked Mario Toy

How a tiny-dicked, hairy little Mario toy fulfilled the dreams of toy artist Dano Brown

Not-So-Soft: When ‘BattleTanx’ Declared War on Snuggle Bear

One of the best video game commercials ever made, it spawned a series of lawsuits over its violent treatment of the adorable, laundry-loving bear