We're branching out to tackle the game shows Let's Make a Deal and The Price is Right to give you a strategy guide for winning thousands of dollars in fabulous cash and prizes the next time you find yourself in a studio audience.
Mario games aren't platformers--they're elaborate role-play. We're delving into the twisted psyche of Princess Peach with the help of Ms. Pac-Man, kidnappers-for-hire, and Walt Disney. And PS. Super Mario Bros. 3? NEVER HAPPENED!
SPORTS! Get ready to rumble as we take down the 8-bit Iron Mike Tyson. Can analyzing the Kid Dynamite's fights help ScrewAttack's Stuttering Craig KO Mike's NES equivalent? It's a 90's dance party as we Jock Jam our way through Punchout's Dream Bout.
Grab your tickets to the gun show, 'cause we're checking out the real-life effectiveness of headshots. We're looking at ballistics, neuroscience, gun regulations, and physics to see whether your character could survive getting shot at point-blank range during the opening of Fallout: New Vegas.
Last week, gamers solved a problem that has stumped scientists for over a decade. This week, we take a brief look at Foldit, the online program that is turning molecular science into a game. How can gamers do what researchers can't?