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Pixelninja Shows Off Real-Life Game Costumes

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Twenty-eight-year-old Jenni Källberg of Stockholm, Sweden likes cosplay, and her site, pixelninja.se, proudly shows off her high level of game character fashion design. Cosplaying for 11 years, she's made 27 costumes, including the ones below. The movie industry could learn a thing or two from her.

Samus' Varia Suit

The Flying Hamster PSP Trailer

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New Deals for the PC Gamer this Black Friday

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If you've been looking to upgrade your gaming rig, pop over to Newegg.com and check out their big holiday sale.  Since yesterday, the electronics and computer hardware site has been featuring lots of deep discounts for Black Friday.  Stock up now, and get your gear up to spec for the next wave of new games!

Check it out yourself at Newegg.com!

WoW Shattered!

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World of Warcraft's latest update, patch 4.0.3, hit yesterday in preparation for Cataclysm's full launch on December 7th.  Deathwing has made quite a mess of old Azeroth, rending the landscape of WoW's original continents.  However, some new features, including the new races, starting areas, and old continent-flight won't go live until the 7th.

Log on to see for yourself, and click here to read the offical patch notes.

The Walking Dead - Web Game

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The Walking Dead, the new AMC show based on the breakout comic series, has a new web game up to draw even more viewers.  Help Glen scavenge for food and find the other essential supplies on his list, while distracting, outrunning, and killing the undead.

Check it out here.

Fictional Game Busts Out in the Big City

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Quidditch, the magical sport conjured by J.K. Rowling for the Harry Potter series, is brought to the real world this weekend smack in the heart of NYC.  Featured in the HP novels, films, and video games, the sport was adapted for the real world in 2005 by Middlebury College student Xander Manshel.  Since then, hundreds of teams have been founded, and are overseen by the International Quidditch Association.

Mario's 25th Anniversary Celebration at Nintendo World

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Everyone's favorite Italian plumber celebrated his 25th Anniversary this past weekend at Nintendo World, located in Rockefeller Center, New York City.

Kick Asteroids!

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With the help of a neat little applet created by 18-year-old Swede Erik Rothoff Andersson, you can now treat any webpage as if it were the seminal arcade space shooter, Asteroids.  Just go to Erik's site - erkie.github.com, click or drag the button, and you're off and running.  W for thrust, A & D to turn, and Space to shoot!

Like Erik says, it's great for blasting a path through annoying banner ads! :D

Nintendo Power!

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Tonight, you and your friends will likely be dressing up in scary costumes and heading out on the town for tricks and treats.  But perhaps you've put off putting together your costume until the last minute?  Neglected to think of the perfect get-up to impress your buds and intimidate your enemies? If that's the case, you need look no further than the NES controller you're mashing as you read this...

Click here for some ideas.

Mini-Review: Angry Birds Halloween

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Angry Birds has risen to be the top game in the app game market, selling a ridiculous amount on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, with recent releases on Android, the Palm, the Nokia N900, and an upcoming release on PSP.

But instead of simply adding a couple of Halloween-themed levels in an update, Angry Birds has released a separate app exclusive to the iOS Apple apps, with 45 new spooky levels based on the addictive original and GameCenter integration for achievements and leaderboards.

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