Weird Al Yankovic has enjoyed an iconic, decades-long career that outlived many of the music trends that he so memorably made fun of. The manâ€™s racked up four Grammy Awards, his studio albums have gone Gold and Platinum countless times over, and he even enjoyed a No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 with his comeback record Mandatory Fun. Today, we pay tribute to the man whoâ€™s built a career on poking fun at an industry that far-too-often takes itself far-too-seriously. What are you waiting for? Letâ€™s dive in to the funniest Weird Al songs ever!
Class is done for the day and, even though your assignments arenâ€™t entirely done, they can at least wait until tomorrow. Why? Because itâ€™s gaming time. College dorm rooms are one of the few living spaces in the world that value in-person, local, couch co-op over the online alternative. In most cases, the schoolâ€™s Wi-Fi isnâ€™t strong enough to support online gaming and dorm denizens enjoy an ecosystem of gaming-aged neighbors and worthy challengers.
Sports help us forget about our problems. Most of us sports fans lean towards the more established leagues: basketball, baseball, hockey, footballâ€¦ but thereâ€™s more to the world of competition than the so-called â€śBig four.â€ť Many of them are a lot more creative, too.
They make us laugh, they make us cry and they also make us envious. I mean, if that dog possesses the acting range of Sir Anthony Hopkins then surely my dog can learn how to, you know, not go to the bathroom on my favorite area rug. But I digress.
Facebook has seen better days. It began with the earth shattering revelation that international data firm Cambridge Analytica secretly harvested the data of millions of American Facebook users in an attempt to sway the political landscape ahead of the 2016 Presidential Election. But the hits keep coming.
Simply put, you no longer need a $500 home console to enjoy a top tier gaming experience. If youâ€™re in need a little bit more proof, then you best start clicking. Today, we take a look at some of the best console-first video games that have migrated their way to your smartphone. Be warned though, your days of daily face-to-face social interaction are numbered.
Few things disrupt the norm like an assassination. And that is most certainly by design. Most of the figureheads that line the pages of this article, at one point, enjoyed unparalleled control over a whole lot of people. In many cases, their deaths were even more important. A premature end to an important figure can spark chaos, confusion, and harsh reactions the world over. And thatâ€™s par for the course for these historical figures.
Video gaming as a hobby can be a financial black hole. Thereâ€™s always a new video game or a new console, waiting for you to dump your money and your hours in to. But games and consoles arenâ€™t the only videogame gizmo vying for your disposable income. Thereâ€™s also the strange and exciting world of gaming peripherals.
Is there anything worse than seeing beloved fictional characters, characters that you grew up with, re-packaged and repurposed? Today, we level our disappoint-o-meter at the video game industry. So, press start on your controller and letâ€™s explore the worst video game reboots of all time.