Video Games
18 Jul
Retro games in a briefcase that aren't backgammon

This R-Kaid-R portable arcade console is like your old Gameboy, only cooler, and with a handle. And that’s an open and shut case. Literally. Now, when you open up your briefcase you may not find top secret files or a half drunken bottle of scotch, but  you might find a round of Super Mario Brothers [...]


Now, a toy that you took everywhere in your youth transforms into a toy you can take everywhere into your arrested development. The good nerds over at ThinkGeek have created the Nerdtendo Gamebooze flask which, if you lack powers of deduction, is a flask decorated to look like the Nintendo Gameboy of your childhood. As [...]


22 Nov
Wireless capability, detachable mic & rechargeable battery

You’ve built a true-to-life flight simulator cockpit of a Warthog helicopter from detailed instructions downloaded from some obscure website. You spend time normally reserved for sleep leading tactical teams through Call of Duty missions with Germans you’ve never met before who you now consider friends. You’ve nearly lost your girlfriend because the cost of your [...]


10 Jun
LIAS reports from the innards of gamers' paradise

Twinkling lights, blips and beeps, flickering screens, solicitous sideshow carnies delivering seemingly well-rehearsed spiels — substitute prostitutes for booth babes, cocaine and booze for caffeine — E3 is the Las Vegas of nerdom. Lost In A Supermarket will once again go undercover to bypass the guards and bring you the anthropological wonders which lie beneath the [...]


If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a teenager left alone to his thoughts in a giant mansion, then we have your answer. Is Tropical’s video for “Dancing Anymore” matches their imminent summertime dancefloor staple with CGI effects from MEGAFORCE, who digitize his every fantasy with Grand Theft Auto-like NSFW visuals. [...]


Adding 5 new characters to their larger Grand Theft Auto series, Rockstar Games new “San Andreas” set features Carl “CJ” Johnson, Big Smoke, Ryder, The Truth and Officer Tenpenny (bottom row, above). These 5 new Kubrick figures from the upcoming video game (out September 17, 2013) join the ranks of Medicom Toy’s other GTA III and [...]


It’s time you found out who Butcher Billy is. According to his Twitter, there’s a special place reserved for him in hell. Nintendo World, the Brazilian outpost of the Japanese Mega Star asked the artist Butcher Billy to bring his own personal vision to one of their characters. Taking a surprisingly twist, Butcher Billy has [...]


For children of the 1980s, the arcade holds a unique and holy place in our hearts. Oh how many countless hours I spent at New England Grand Prix (RIP), endlessly pumping quarters into Dragon’s Lair, Spy Hunter, Gauntlet, Super Sprint, Cyberball, Crystal Castles, Smash TV, Punch Out, et al like crackheads in the dark, inhaling [...]

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