The Strangest Video Game Peripherals

Video gaming as a hobby can be a financial black hole. There’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 aren’t the only videogame gizmo vying for your disposable income. There’s also the strange and exciting world of gaming peripherals.

We Never Asked for This: The Worst Video Game Reboots

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 let’s explore the worst video game reboots of all time.

The Celebrities Lost in 2017

The world mourned the losses of Gene Wilder, Arnold Palmer, Florence Henderson, and David Bowie back in 2016. It was a rough year for our collective childhoods, no doubt. But we made it through another year and set our optimistic hearts towards 2017. Sadly, not a year goes by without the loss of the idols that we once looked up to, and 2017 was no different.

First Impressions: The Most Impactful Opening Credits in TV

First impressions are a powerful thing. In the world of TV, they set the tone for what you’re about to see and, when well executed, persuade you to invest more of your precious time. What’s more, they vary substantially from show to show.

Foul Ball: The Biggest Controversies in Sports

Sports can be an emotional rollercoaster. Championship rings, in-game heroics, acts of superhuman athleticism — it’s the hope of these monumental achievements that keeps us tuning in every chance that we get. And as much as we’d like to claim that we enjoy sports for their own sake, that isn’t always the case.

Most Outrageous Celebrity Baby Names

We don’t just celebrate forward-thinking celebs for their cultural explorations of the unknown. We also give them a bit of a pass when their experiments miss their mark. That is, until it comes to the names of their children. Celebrities make strange decisions. Having children isn’t strange of course. But, naming them after inanimate objects, fictional characters, items of clothing, and produce? Well, that’s just unforgiveable.

Console Wars: The Best-Selling Video Game Consoles

The gaming industry as a whole is an entertainment goliath, pulling in an estimated $91 billion in 2016 and, it just keeps growing. That success is due in large part to the accessibility and variety of home-use gaming consoles.

Gotta Collect ‘Em All: The Most Expensive Pokemon Cards

The world of collectibles was forever changed by the introduction of everyone’s favorite electrified critter. Pikachu, Charmander, and the rest of their colorful group stole the hearts of a generation back in the late ‘90s. But more than that, the franchise’s collectibles ushered in a new, much more expensive era for the waning trading card industry.

Mad Scientists: Disturbing Human Experiments

In theory, the scientific method is designed to coax humans towards the next stage of our evolution. But in the past, a few not-so-friendly scientists have co-opted the scientific method to further their nefarious means.