9 awesome animals playing video games

Pig gets nosey with joysticks

A pretty boring documentary is saved by a few seconds of a porker messing around with a joystick. We give the swine points for effort. But odds on piggy's future lies in a bacon sandwich, not the games industry.

Dog serves up ace performance at Wii tennis

Hopefully this is the last time this dog was subjected to enforced Wii fun. Honestly, we accept the mutt’s got a talent for playing games, but we’re pretty sure he’d rather be pissing on lampposts or using his owner’s good rug to scratch his ass with. No matter what way you look at it, though, pooch has got major game.

Kitty digs DS

Awwww, ain't it cute when pet owners force their furry pride and joy to awkwardly pose with consoles? Borderline animal abuse or not, this cat is still a total noob. How the hell does it expect to win without a stylus?

And of course...

Officially the best thing in the history of the internet ever. It's even better than those pictures of that chick with three boobs.

Feb 16, 2010

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  • nai1210 - September 22, 2010 8:22 a.m.

    The dog and cat playing wii,ain't funny it's cruel and pathetic,the dog looks totally into it,but the cat ain't,looks stressed,fuckers like that shouldn't have pets
  • crumbdunky - February 22, 2010 4:50 p.m.

    snothammer-Aren't Bonobos just uber-horny and have a matriarchal society which makes them less angry and more likely to hump all day? The bi-pedal stuff is prolly just a bi product of all the positions in the Bonobo Kama Sutra. They are pretty cool, though and a definite sub-species slightly away from normal forest Chimps.
  • Xplosive59 - February 20, 2010 4:42 p.m.

    Either that is one massive gerbil or a goddamn tiny arcade unit
  • coolbeans - February 18, 2010 10:22 p.m.

    Get out, get out, get out! i loved that!
  • snothammer - February 18, 2010 3:53 a.m.

    Just so you know, the ape playing Pacman is actually a bonobo, not a chimp. They are very similar, but there are some key differences, such as habitat, bonobos having the ability to walk bipedally, and sexuality as opposed to aggression. Check out the research Susan Savage-Rumbaugh. She's done some pretty amazing work with bonobos.
  • EnragedTortoise1 - February 17, 2010 11:31 p.m.

    the parrots playing EndWar was awesome.
  • OberKommando44 - February 17, 2010 11 p.m.

    I was impressed by the parrots (or was it a different bird?) playing endwar.
  • albanbeaumont - February 17, 2010 4:02 p.m.

    that dog was amzing
  • philipshaw - February 17, 2010 2:44 p.m.

    "Hell, your gerbil’s probably working his way through Heavy Rain’s QTEs as we speak" David Cage won't be happy talking about his "interactive drama" experience that way. Also a bulldog is the market for Tony Hawk Ride WTF
  • speno93 - February 17, 2010 6:53 a.m.

    gerbils + arcade games = sheer awesomeness
  • Cwf2008 - February 17, 2010 3:10 a.m.

    Huh? I thought chimps had thumbs though...
  • NinjaJamez - February 17, 2010 2:56 a.m.

    rofl. i cant stop laughing with the last photo
  • nik41507 - February 17, 2010 12:42 a.m.

    sleepy: To think I ever liked dogs @bamboo stick: Then how did dogs and cats end up as the pets and pigs as farm animals and besides, who owns a pig
  • sleepy92ismypsn - February 17, 2010 12:20 a.m.

    nice article you guys posted the day after my cat got killed by 3 dogs and the dead cats laying around rapture really helped
  • D0CCON - February 16, 2010 11:58 p.m.

    and all the reviews said Tony Hawk Ride's controls were impossible. Common, a freakin dog can handle it!
  • Metroidhunter32 - February 16, 2010 10:54 p.m.

  • ForceCSW1 - February 16, 2010 9:39 p.m.

    I wanna see that dog play CoD4!
  • peterpottorff - February 16, 2010 9:25 p.m.

  • DylanM1000 - February 16, 2010 6:42 p.m.

    whoah,that dog kicks ass!
  • GameManiac - February 16, 2010 4:50 p.m.

    I've learned through Animal Planet that Parrots and Chimps are intelligent animals, but there's more than them. Dolphins could also learn, but then there'd be a massive water issue. Horses and Elephants could also learn, but there might be a size issue.

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