Facebook Fighter: When Facebook Meets Street Fighter 2

Remember the good old days of playing Street Fighter with your classmates, trying to beat the heck out of each other? Then came Street Fighter 2, which is considered to be one of the gaming industry’s biggest successes. If you’re too young to remember, check out this oral history of Street Fighter 2. Today, not […]

PROFICON: Add a Touch of Geek to Your Profile Icon

Nothing says geek like an unwavering passion for the things that you love, and what better way to proclaim your enthusiasm to the world than to splash it all over your Facebook or Twitter profile? Of course, you can always opt to display your mugshot, which is but normal. However, don’t you get bored seeing […]

‘Hunger Games’ + Social Gaming = Odd Fit?

A popular story about a dystopian nation where residents are subjugated and selected children are forced to fight to the death hardly sounds like fodder for lighthearted social gaming. Can The Hunger Games Adventures balance the requisite social quests with its dire setting and harsh subject matter?

Geekify Your Facebook Timeline Cover Photo with InstaCover

Got the new Facebook Timeline yet? Don’t worry if you don’t. I am sure you have not failed to notice that note saying that everyone will be getting the new Timeline by the end of this month. I have ranted about the Timeline in the past, but to be honest, I couldn’t care less now. […]

Weekly Poll: Favorite Social Network?

[polldaddy poll=5955585] Where online do you like to be social? Here are some of our favorite social networks. Which one’s your favorite?

The 12 Gift Cards of Christmas

Gift cards are the most sought-after gift of the season, so if you’re still finishing up some last-minute shopping, you can’t go wrong. But what if you’re buying for a geek? Here are the twelve most-desired gift cards among we of the geeky persuasion. Some you can probably guess; others might surprise you.

Assassin’s Creed Bustin’ Out All Over

Man, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed machine is cranking like crazy. In anticipation of November 15th’s release of Assassin’s Creed Revelations, there is so much tie-in stuff happening, it would constitute an entire article to catalog them all. So hey, why not do just that?

Xbox Live Is Getting Bing-ified

“Metro” is the codename of this Fall’s annual Xbox Live update, which among other things is going to make your dashboard look an awful lot like Bing mixed with Windows Phone 7. Here’s a breakdown of the major changes you can expect.

I Bet You’ll Change Your Facebook Profile Pic NOW

Don’t you just miss Battlestar Galactica and everything else that comes with it? We may not be able to bring the series back – even the spin off, Caprica, was not enough for me to be honest – but there are little things in life that can help satisfy that yearning for what could very […]

Pig Up Is Your New Favorite Time-Waster

Those devious souls at PopCap have unleashed their latest and greatest upon the populace, and it’s every bit as compulsively addictive as you’d expect.