83 Bizarre Video Games + Viral News For Die-Hard Gamers

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Nov 16, 2008
Who knew that video games and gamer culture in particular were so widespread? As the sheer number of articles in this cluster shows, the fascination with video games goes well beyond traditional geekery.

The modern video game requires a fair amount of skill; parents who grew up playing Pong are probably blown away by the recent virtual musicians created from the ‘Rock Band’ and ‘Guitar Hero’ era.

Parents no longer need worry that their little gamers have bleak career opportunities: Speed-talker Yahtzee has made a name for himself and his frenzied video game reviews online, and there’s even a professional video game league called Major League Gaming.

Check out more bizarre video games and viral gamer news below.

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