Posts tagged "Video Games"

Nicki Minaj Is Getting Her Own Video Game

Mario, Link, Sonic the Hedgehog, Master Chief, and now… Nicki Minaj. Yep, the “Anaconda” singer is getting her very own video game, courtesy of Glu,…
James Grebey / August 5, 2015

Ryan Hemsworth and KeyBoardKid206 Share Cloud-Rap Video-Game Tributes

Hip-hop and the video-game scores of Yasunori Mitsuda are on a collision course lately. Earlier this month, producer 2 Mello shared Chrono Jigga, which put Jay-Z'…
Marc Hogan / March 28, 2013

Watch Big Boi and B.o.B Murder Drug Lords in Video Game Teaser ‘Double or Nothing’

Last year, SPIN presented an in-depth retrospective tracing hip-hop’s long love affair with video games, from the 8-bit Atari days to the Playstation 2’s Lil B-assisted…
Kyle McGovern / March 12, 2013

Game Over: Atari Files for Bankruptcy

Call it an arcade fire sale: iconic video game maker Atari is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, reports Forbes. That could mean that the troubled…
Philip Sherburne / January 23, 2013

Arcade Fire: 50 Rap Songs Based on Video Game Samples

Video games and hip-hop have been practically inseparable since their birth in the 1970s. Here are 50 songs spanning four decades, showcasing the fruits of…
Christopher R. Weingarten / October 18, 2012

‘BioShock Infinite’ Blends Retro Fantasy With Political Reality

In the thick of a long, nasty political season, it’s easy to think the gulf between the left and right in America is wider and…
Ryan Rayhill / June 27, 2012

He Said, She Said: The Best Games Unveiled at E3

If you've been saving up your pennies for the next big video game console, you've pretty much got one choice, the new Wii U from…
Dan Ackerman and Libe Goad / June 11, 2012

U, Too: Hands On Nintendo’s New Console

Using an iPad-like tablet controller instead of the motion-control wands of the original Wii (although you can still use those as well), the Wii U…

‘The Walking Dead’ Gets Its Own Bite-Sized Video Game

After several years, the era of zombie chic shows no sign of waning. The Resident Evil series continues to pump out video games and movies,…
Dan Ackerman / May 2, 2012

Sony Unveils Three New Music-Related Games

A good music-based video game can be hard to come by. Sure, there were countless iterations of Guitar Hero and Rock Band, but that entire…
Dan Ackerman and Libe Goad / April 23, 2012
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