AndrewGOO9 writes “Pete Mander, a special effects artist from Ontario, Canada seems like he might have either had way too much time on his hands or just really enjoys Halo. Either way, this is one of those costumes that makes all of the cosplayers at a con feel like their best efforts just weren’t quite up to par.”
the digital nomad writes “When driving cars in videogames, you’re often forced to see everything from a third-person perspective. Now, what would happen if you tried to drive while limited to that odd view in real life? These folks decided to find out.”
Today’s football players have an edge: Videogames, especially the ubiquitous Madden NFL, affect real players’ moves in real games. Football is rife with something you might call Maddenball, a sophisticated, high-scoring, pass-happy, youth-driven phenomenon.
While some game makers had a tough year, others flourished. The result was a fine year for videogames in general, with some spectacular successes.
Source: The 10 Best Videogames of 2009
Whether crafted out of elaborate, immersive worlds or built upon the simplest of ideas, these videogames made their mark on the ’00s.