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'Father Of Pac-Man' Dies

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.30.2017 | Home

Masaya Nakamura, the founder of an innovative Japanese entertainment company that invented the video game “Pac-Man,” has died. He was 91. The Asso...

When Pac Man Ruled the World

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 04.08.2016 | Comedy
Karen Ann Kennedy

The other day, I was at a friend's house watching her eight-year-old son play a video game on her cell phone. He was glued to the itty-bitty screen oblivious to his mom's insistence that he put the phone down and give the games a rest.

10 Video Game Franchises That Will Never Die | Posted 10.22.2016 | Entertainment

We wondered just what are the most prolific video game franchises ever? We're not just looking at actual sales, but sheer number of titles released. It's pretty amazing how addicted we've become to certain characters and concepts, as the following list attests.

Zaki's Review: Pixels

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.23.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's just aggressively mediocre, and pretty much vanishes from your brainpan as soon as the credits start rolling and you've hit your mental "reset" button on your way out the door. In that sense, I guess it fits right in with the extensive oeuvre of star Adam Sandler.

10 Totally Rad Retro Looks For Today's Technology

Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology

Enormous mobile phones, Atari and VCRs were all considered on trend or even high tech when they were first introduced to consumers. Today they’re th...

Pac-Man And Donkey Kong Are Out For Blood In The First 'Pixels' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.18.2015 | Entertainment

Last August, a photo circulated in which Peter Dinklage was seen brandishing a mullet and laser cannon on the set of the sci-fi comedy "Pixels." Our i...

Super Smash Bros for Wii U Review

Bryan Young | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

For the last 15 years of my life, Super Smash Bros. has been apart of it. Beginning with the 1999 release of that first Smash game for the Nintendo 64, altered the course of many of my nights through my post-high school days.

Life Has No Cheat Codes

Graham Milne | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Graham Milne

Instead of putting in the mental exertion or time commitment to try and solve a puzzle -- and develop their critical thinking at the same time -- a kid's first recourse is to beg Dad to go online for a cheat code.

In Brazil, Taking HIV Prevention to the Streets, and to Cyberspace

David J. Olson | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
David J. Olson

Brazil is considered a model in HIV prevention and, according to UNAIDS, HIV prevalence in Brazil dropped from 0.4 percent of the population 15-49 in 2001 to 0.33 percent in 2011 and is now stable.

Big Brains, Small Films: From Pac-Man to PCs (VIDEO)

Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

Some of the most brilliant minds have to start somewhere. For Mark Dean, the CTO and co-founder of the IBM PC, the intrinsic motivation comes from pow...

Saturn's Moons Have Pac-Man Fever

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.27.2012 | Weird News

Humans have long talked about the mythical "man in the moon." It doesn't exist, but Saturn has two moons that both look like the 1980s-era videogam...

Eight Ohio Counties Ripe for Election Fraud

Keith Thomson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Keith Thomson

In 2010, computer scientists from the University of Michigan and Princeton hacked a touch-screen voting machine, installing the video game Pac-Man. Could comparable voting systems in Ohio be subverted to alter the presidential vote tally?

Obama And Romney Become Pac-Men

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology

It was about time someone combined the phrases "super PAC" and "Pac-Man," wasn't it? That exactly what the non-profit organization did wi...

Nerdy Shirts For The Cool Kids

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Style

Those nerdy kids in high school were right all along. Not only do they now have the coolest jobs at companies like Google and Facebook, they were also...

LOOK: Like Board Games? You'll Love This Place

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Parker Brothers fans no longer have to stay at home for a night on the board. Opening soon -- maybe as soon as this weekend, depending o...

16 Hilarious Graphic Tees For Summer!

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.27.2012 | Teen

With temps reaching up to 90, 100, or even higher for some of you over the next month, it's time to settle into a breezy tee and shorts until back-to-...

Incredible Timelapse Video Of 3D Super Mario Chalk Art

Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts

Last week we saw 3D Pac Man street art and now we have Super Mario 3D chalk art; we hope this love affair between retro video games and 3D street art ...

Remember This? The Terrible 'E.T.' Atari 2600 Video Game

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.11.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

"Remember This?" is a new feature on HuffPost Entertainment resurrecting pop-cultural artifacts that haven't enjoyed the spotlight for quite some time...

Watch The Entire History of Video Games ... In Less Than Three Minutes! | Posted 08.06.2012 | Weird News

Considering that video games have only been around for the past forty years, their progress since then has been pretty remarkable. This video, entitle...

Addiction Is All in the Delivery

Stanton Peele | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

I was once addicted to a game -- Pac Man. Most evenings, and sometimes even during the day, I would repair to the mall to play that game in an arcade.

Now Open At SAAM : 'Art of Video Games'

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 03.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- "It's not only one of the most expressive art forms we have," said Chris Melissinos, curator of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's ne...

Artist And Paleontologist Create Real-life Pac-Man Skull | Posted 04.15.2012 | Weird News

French artist Gentil Garcon has teamed up with paleontologist Francois Escuilie to create something we never thought we'd see -- a real-life represent...

Top 10 Fun Accessories For Gamers!

Sara Gartman | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

Whether you're a retro gamer, a pro gamer, a girl gamer, a graphing calculator gamer (see: Skyrim on your TI-84), or anyone in between, it's time to s...

Gamer Gift Guide: Best Video Games Of 2011 (WATCH)

Posted 12.14.2011 | Home

With everyone talking about Skyrim, these days, it's easy to forget that other games exist -- and could, in fact, also make great gifts for the holida...

While UFC Only Teases, Boxing Cheats

Elliot Worsell | Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

Heavy on foreplay, but little in the way of prolonged action, the Ultimate Fighting Championship's debut on Fox lasted all of 64 seconds.