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Angry gamer locks dog in freezer for 30 hours

- May 28th, 2014

A Florida gamer allegedly barred his dog — Fancy Ketchup — in the freezer for 30 hours because the mutt had the nerve to get between him and his first-person shooter.

The Spring Hill Courier reports:

Thirty-nine-year-old Dennis Gibbs told authorities “I was playin’ the game, and he just jumped and knocked the controller out of my hand. … I just got caught up in the moment”.

Fortunately for Fancy Ketchup, (How could someone bestow such a glorious name upon a creature only to treat it so miserably?) Gibbs’ freezer was stereotypically full of Totino’s Pizza Rolls and ice cream which, according to police, sustained the pooch during its 30-hour ordeal.

And fortunately for the good name of gamers everywhere, another player called the cops when Gibbs bragged in-game about what he’d done.

Fancy Ketchup sustained only minor freezer burn.

 

‘Wolfenstein’ returns

- May 7th, 2013
Wolfenstein: The New Order

“Wolfenstein: The New Order.” (SCREENSHOT)

Bethesda Softworks unveiled a reveal trailer for Wolfenstein: The New Order – a new entry in the popular Nazi-killing series.

As reported by GameSpot, the game is expected to be released in the fourth quarter of this year, for PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and next-generation consoles.

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Music videos mimic a first-person shooter

- March 22nd, 2013

Biting Elbows

I hate first-person shooters. My character never has any peripheral vision and  even when I can see my arms, I never have any sense of where the rest of my body is. So I invariably get caught on walking up stairs or end up running into a wall.

But if you’re an FPS  fan, you might get a kick out of a couple of music videos by Russian indie punk band, Biting Elbows.  Admittedly, I know very little about the band, other than that they formed in Moscow in 2008 and released an album and EP in 2011.

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