High drama from the world of Eve Online, where a week ago, a spy stole 400 billion ISK, and this week, a trusted player who was secretly a spy masterminded the destruction of a rare ship worth 390 billion ISK (the in-game currency, not to be confused with Icelandic Krona). Eve is notorious for high-denomination economic shenanigans, including a credit crunch, a massive Ponzi scheme, large-scale espionage, another Ponzi scheme, and more.
Microsoft is reportedly buying game publisher Zenimax/Bethesda, custodians of a huge stable of popular games and studios, for a whopping $7.5bn. Bloomberg News' Dina Bass and Jason Schreier describes it as the most expensive game deal ever, "an industry-shaking acquisition that will give Xbox ownership of Fallout, The Elder Scrolls, Doom, Wolfenstein, Dishonored, and more."… READ THE REST
It is possible, thanks to the magic of modding, to play Minecraft as any of the creatures in its world. Can you beat the game while playing as a fish? You can beat Minecraft as a fish. I'm gonna change into a fish right now. Also just real quick guys, I know a lot of… READ THE REST
I got my first PC in 1996, and the games to get were Civilization 2 and Quake. Quake had the better soundtrack. NINE INCH NAILS' SOUNDTRACK TO THE LEGENDARY FIRST PERSON SHOOTER FROM ID SOFTWARE. AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON VINYL. REMASTERED 2XLP PRESSED ON 180GRAM VINYL. At $35, it's a great collector… READ THE REST
In our constantly evolving "new normal," there's often no need to wait for Black Friday to find some fantastic retail deals. Lots of companies need your cash now, so they're dropping some big discounts to entice you to buy. That means great things coming your way from offers like the current Boing Boing Three-Day VIP… READ THE REST
One fun part of being knee-deep in the giant Boing Boing Store Three-Day VIP Annual Sale is that it's a perfect opportunity for a few old favorites to make a triumphant return. And the fact that each of these 10 fan-favorite gadgets is now also an extra 20 percent off should be incentive enough for… READ THE REST
With all this sticking close to home the past six months, let's face it — your vehicle is probably feeling…well, a little neglected. Hey, with all that time sitting around in the garage, yearning to get out and go…we get it. The Boing Boing Store's Three-Day VIP Annual Sale is a great opportunity to show… READ THE REST