Monday, November 28

Tag: Humans

Gaming

Megan Thee Stallion Twerks With Master Chief At TwitchCon

Photo: Robin L Marshall (Getty Images)We’ve seen a bad news story coming out of TwitchCon, now let’s instead turn our attention towards something else.As part of the con’s musical celebrations last night, Megan Thee Stallion played a set. And for whatever reason, it featured Master Chief—complete with accreditation lanyard, because this is TwitchCon, not the United Nations Space Command—living their best life on stage alongside her, at some points dancing in a way that I have seen best described as “gettin ass” (NSFW warning for some of the language in these vids):That is not just dancing. John 117 is not up there side-shuffling in the background, gently bopping along to the beat on his own. Whoever is in that suit is amongst it. Here’s another shot:And another:And another, this one a bit ...
Gaming

A Scottish Cycle Lane Appears To Be Designed Like Paperboy

Image: Dave McCraw / Atari / Mobygames / KotakuThere’s a street in Edinburgh, Scotland, that offers a real-life version of Paperboy’s zigzag cycling routes, and I’m here to celebrate it for just that. As part of the city’s £207 million ($253m) project to run trams through the famous road, a new section of cycle lane has been put in, which, as a recently tweeted video shows, offers quite the forbidding challenge.While there has been ridicule of the Scottish cycle route since it was officially opened in April, it’s not until you see Dave McCraw’s video of the absolutely batshit design that you can truly appreciate the video game-like layout to the whole thing.There’s so much that’s so special in here. Like any good game, the lane doesn’t just have an excellent zig-zagging pattern to learn, b...