Category Archives: games

A voice controlled game by Nicole He in which you speak commands into your computer to zoom, enhance and pan around a crime scene.

Yes, just like in the movies.

Lose yourself here.

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Three professional poker players give blow-by-blow accounts of their most memorable hands.

Or you could hear the glory stories of top Scrabble players.

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Sean, Sterling and friends from YouTube gaming channel Videogamedunkey test out Stick Fight – a barely controllable, 80-level, physics-based, flail ‘n’ fire, snake-heavy brawler for up to four players.

NSFW for spirited language in the heat of combat.

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Built using Adobe After Effects and inspired by 1980s vector games Battlezone and Star Wars, Stu Maschowitz’s short features a team of pilots who must take on a weapon of mass destruction to save their world.

And here’s how he made it.

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A new size comparison video from MetaBall Studios that lines up videogame bogeymen from Little Big Planet’s Sackboy to the leviathans of Gears Of War in order of bulk.

Previously: Know Your Monsters

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Make it harder with this chess board made from 64 varied height (1cm – 7cm) plastic cubes on a backlit lightbox with minimalist geometric pieces by Architect Michael Bidner and designer Elke Adam-Bidner.

Yours for €990.

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In 1920s Paris, Jennifer uses her artistic skills to solve the mystery of her father’s murder, assisted by the ghost of Oscar Wilde.

Liam Geraghty tweetz:

Wouldn’t you like a Point & Click Adventure Game starring the ghost of Oscar Wilde? I know I bloody would! Fund it!

Jennifer Wilde – A Point & Click Adventure Game (Kickstarter)

The surprisingly lucrative business of competitive videogaming.

You wish you were Sahil Arora Kuro Takhasomi (thanks, Rotide).

But you’re not.

UPDATE: The top ten earners right now (all playing DOTA 2).

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