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When Was the First Mail Delivered via the Pony Express? Playable Google Doodle Honors 155th Anniversary

When Was the First Mail Delivered via the Pony Express? Playable Google Doodle Honors 155th Anniversary

By Josh Wolford April 14, 2015

Google is trying to make sure you don’t get anything done at work today – something at which the company excels. Today’s homepage features a playable Google Doodle honoring the most famous mail service of all time. When was the …

Exploding Kittens Most Successful Games Kickstarter Ever

Exploding Kittens is an analog card game for 2-5 players. It is also incredibly highly aniticipated. Exploding Kittens closed down its crowd funding window last night, earning a historic total of $8.78 million from a record-breaking total of 219,382 backers. …

Wheel of Fortune Contestant Solves Puzzle with One Letter Showing, Sets Winnings Record

When people are talking about ‘what happened on Wheel of Fortune last night’, it’s likely due to someone failing pretty hard. It happens a lot. Honestly, there’s not much on TV more infuriating than a terrible Wheel of Fortune player. …

Chromecast Gets New Games, Support For Showtime & Starz Chromecast Gets New Games, Support For Showtime & Starz

Google announced the launch of new “family-friendly” games for Chromecast as well as new support for Showtime and Starz, immediately upping the device’s value to consumers. “Unlike other streaming devices and gaming consoles, Chromecast games are unique because they use …

Tic-Tac-Go Scales Up Classic Game by Turning It into a Check in-Driven Scavenger Hunt Tic-Tac-Go Scales Up Classic Game by Turning It into a Check in-Driven Scavenger Hunt

It’s highly likely that you’ve spent countless school days, work meetings, and beach hangouts casually scribbling games of tic-tac-toe. It’s highly unlikely that you’ve ever played it like this. A new app called Tic-Tac-Go mixes tic-tac-toe with city hopping, check-ins, …

Tetris, the Movie, Is a Thing That’s Happening Tetris, the Movie, Is a Thing That’s Happening

Film adaptations of video games have a varying track record of success – both in terms of gross revenue and in terms of quality. But the good thing about most video game movies is that there’s already a built-in audience. …

Free Games: The Best Sites To Find And Play Them

If you are tired of having to pay money to play fun online or downloadable games, you should really consider switching to the free ones. There are THOUSANDS of games online that you can play over and over and enjoy …

Microsoft Announces It’s Buying Minecraft For $2.5 Billion Microsoft Announces It’s Buying Minecraft For $2.5 Billion

Rumors circulated throughout the media last week that Microsoft was preparing to acquire Mojang, the makers of the massively popular game Minecraft. On Monday, Microsoft officially announced that it is doing so. The company says it has reached an agreement …

Republicans Made Their Own Retro Platformer Starring an Elephant Named Giopi Republicans Made Their Own Retro Platformer Starring an Elephant Named Giopi

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the group whose only purpose is getting Republicans elected to the US Senate, has turned to nostalgic gaming to help with its cause. The NRSC has built its own retro platformer called Gioipi: 2014 Mission …

Flappy Bird Creator Returns with Another Impossible Game Flappy Bird Creator Returns with Another Impossible Game

Dong Nguyen, the guy who created one of the most addictive and polarizing mobile games in recent memory and then yanked it out from under everyone, has just launched his follow up effort. Swing Copters is now available on iOS …

Angry Birds Transformers Mash-up Is a Real Thing That’s Happening

Because the world needed the word ‘Deceptihog’, Rovio and Hasbro have teamed up once again to bring you a new Angry Birds mashup that will spawn a new game, a new product line, and more branded toys. This time, it’s …

Orange Is The New Black Meets Flappy Bird for Wonderful Time-Waster Orange Is The New Black Meets Flappy Bird for Wonderful Time-Waster

Today, Netflix dropped an entire new season of their hit show Orange Is The New Black in our laps – 13 episodes ready to stream whenever you’re ready. Here’s the thing – most of us are at work. Damn. While …

‘Terminator 2′ Truck Chase Gets a Shot for Shot GTA Remake

You know how there are some things that just make you happy? No, not the obvious things like beer, money, and grilled meat. I mean those times when you’re just delighted by something, inexplicably? This is one of those times. …

Lance Armstrong Gets Perfect Card in Cards Against Humanity. You Know the One.

On October 2nd, 1996, professional cyclist Lance Armstrong was diagnosed with stage three testicular cancer. On October 3rd, he underwent an orchiectomy to remove his cancerous testicle. Armstrong’s cancer had already spread to other parts of his body, and things …

Rubik’s Cube Invention Celebrated with Playable Google Doodle Rubik’s Cube Invention Celebrated with Playable Google Doodle

Today, Google is celebrating one of the most ubiquitous and frustrating puzzle toys ever conceived–the Rubik’s Cube. Originally called the Magic Cube, the Rubik’s Cube celebrates its 40th birthday this spring. Google has honored the occasion with a (you guessed …

Flappy Bird Returning in August with Multiplayer Flappy Bird Returning in August with Multiplayer

As 2014 was just beginning, a new craze was taking over the smartphone-using world. It was a simple, addictive, yet highly difficult little game called Flappy Bird. It became such a sensation that its creator, Dong Nguyen, decided he “just …

Gamers May Actually Prefer Freemium, Shows Report Gamers May Actually Prefer Freemium, Shows Report

For the past few years a new pricing model has begun creeping into the games industry. Beginning on mobile devices, the so-called “freemium” model gives players a taste of a game for free while plastering the title with ads or …