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Post-It Notes deliver paper Mario stop-motion escapade

Here's a clever piece of stop-motion animation, featuring magical Post-It Notes that bring Mario to life and Pac-Man to his demise....

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Today's old car junk is tomorrow's video game controller

Every unused car part you have is basically living in your place, rent free. Did you know that? How do we keep letting this junk get away with that? Well, here's an idea: turn that lazy junk into working video game hardware. Jason Torchinsky did just that, using an old power seat controller from an...

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Easter egg: Pac-Man is on Pac-Man in Street Fighter x Tekken

You may not have noticed during the frenzy of battle, but Pac-Man's got something interesting going on with his battle bot in Street Fighter X Tekken. On the back, there's an animated classic Pac-Man game board where Pac's chasing down his next ghastly snack! Too bad nobody will be able to notice ...

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Decorate your own maze with Pac-Man wind-up toys

Two incredible surprises await: the first surprise is that there apparently weren't already wind-up Pac-Man and Ghost Monster toys, and the second is that there are totally wind-up Pac-Man and Ghost Monster toys now. Retailer Entertainment Earth (where Tomopop discovered the toys) lists them for re...

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'Pac-Man Smash' trademarked in Europe

Namco Bandai filed a European trademark (number 010786341) for something called "Pac-Man Smash!" suggesting that, finally, Namco is making a spinoff game based on Pac-Man. All right, maybe there's not enough information in the trademark listing to do much other than joke about the ubiquity of games...

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SoulCalibur 5's upcoming DLC has maid costumes, more swimsuits

So, remember how SoulCalibur 5 is getting monthly costume DLC starting next month, and how we were absolutely positive it wouldn't be what we were expecting? Well, turns out this first pack is actually exactly what we expected, in that it's mostly random goofiness and fanservice. The new array of ...

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These games inspired Cliff Bleszinski, John Romero, Will Wright, and Sid Meier

Everyone in the industry has a story about their formative experiences with video games, but Jon-Paul Dyson, the director of the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, was a bit more blunt than most. "Great artists don't borrow. They steal," Dyson said, borrowing a quote from Pab...

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Street Fighter X Tekken's Pac-Man and Mega Man hit PS3s on March 13

As we learned a few months ago, the PS3 and Vita versions of Street Fighter X Tekken will include the two best/worst characters ever to grace a fighting game: Original Box-Art Mega Man, and Mecha-Mokujin Pac Man. These characters won't be available out of the box, however; both hilarious callbacks ...

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A waka waka down memory lane: the 1982 Pac-Man cartoon

With a new Pac-Man cartoon on the way to television, there's no more opportune time to go back and re-examine the last Pac-Man cartoon, produced by Hanna-Barbera in 1982 and 1983. If you were too young to enjoy this stuff when it was fresh, get a very small bowl of popcorn and take in the five-minu...

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Pac-Man's 'Adventure Begins' next year in new animated series

At its E3 2010 party -- a 30th anniversary celebration for Pac-Man -- Namco Bandai showed the pilot for a 3D animated series, produced by former Marvel exec Avi Arad. The show disappeared like a ghost monster's body until today, when Namco Bandai announced a deal for the show to appear on Disney XD...

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