Digg shares a Flash game titled "Tetris'D: The Game" -- "... Avoid the deadly tetrominoes and stay alive as long as you possibly can. The game goes on for as long as you can stay alive. The goal is to get the highest score possible..."
Digg shares a four pages GameRadar article, with embedded short YouTube videos, on "the evolution of Japanese game commercials. 30 years of daft, brilliant and disturbingly odd television/TV/telly skits. Japan has a well-earned reputation for daft, brilliant and disturbingly odd TV game commercials, but it took a long (sometimes painful) evolution along a course signposted by geeky TV celebs in bad jumpers during the 1980s and PlayStation-sophistication in the 1990s, for that rep to be won and maintained.
Digg shares a 27 pictorial Web pages Joystiq article on the history of Batman video games: "Batman has had a long and (mostly) horrendous career as a video game crime fighter. While his big screen adventures have evolved into masterpieces, most of Batman's video game outings have made players want to poke out their eyes with a Batarang. To celebrate the arrival of Batman's latest and (we assure you) greatest adventure – Batman: Arkham Asylum – Joystiq looks back at the rest of the Caped Crusader's games.
Neatorama shares a two pages PopularMechanics article on the eleven (11) things one probably didn't know about pinball history -- "Today, pinball may seem like a harmless, all-American pastime. But the game's history--from its rebellious roots to its nerdy present--is more bizarre than most people would imagine..."
This five pages GamesRadar article on the 40 most repeated game quotes -- "Film and television quotes are so entangled with our language that their origins are irrelevant to most speakers. We use Seinfeld-popularized neologisms and phrases constantly without considering how they became popular ('shrinkage,' 'close-talker,' 'not that there's anything wrong with that'). But games are a younger medium, and for a time were thought to be the realm of only children and socially-inept geeks. HA HA HA. NUH-UH! Hardcore gaming culture is wriggling its way into the mainstream as you read this (it had to make a brief stop at Hipster Town on its way, but it'll get there).