All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Games’

Redditor Handcrafts Fallout Monopoly for Incredibly Lucky Wife

So, reddit user XsimonbelmontX has made me extremely jealous, as he has created a undeniably awesome Monopoly-like board game based on Fallout. Did I mention it was awesome? “I spent about 8 months making this. It is a birthday gift for my wife, who is a huge Fallout fan. It is based on Monopoly, but aside from purchasing properties, collecting …

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Google Maps Treasure Mode Is More Game Than April Fools’ Joke

Google has been announcing a lot of April Fools’ jokes as usual, but Google Maps Treasure Mode is actually something of a game, and Google is calling on users to play along. “Archeological analysis has confirmed that our Google Maps Street View team has indeed found one of history’s long lost relics: a treasure map belonging to the infamous pirate, …

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Turn Sites into Playable Mazes with New Chrome Experiment

Since the NCAA tournament started today and we know you’re not doing any real work anyway, how about a fun little game to waste more of your time? A new Chrome Experiment lets you turn almost any site into a giant, 3D maze that you can play. You get to control a marble and direct it around the site maze, …

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The Angry Birds Visa Card Is Now A Reality

Back in November, news came out that Rovio had partnered with Kaiku on Angry Birds prepaid Visa cards. Today, Kaiku announced the launch of the cards, which come in four designs. The cards are available in: Red Bird, Yellow Bird, Bomb Bird and Bad Piggies – the basic designs you would want. “We’re excited to be working with Kaiku on …

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Google Makes Your Phone/Tablet The Controller In New Chrome Game

Google announced the launch of a new game under the Chrome Experiments label. It’s called Chrome Super Sync Sports, and lets up to four people compete in running, swimming and cycling on a shared computer screen, using their smartphones or tablets as the game controllers. The game takes advantage of HTML5 features like WebSockets, Canvas and CSS3. To play, just …

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FarmVille TV Show on the Way from Producer Brett Ratner

FarmVille is coming to the small screen. Director Brett Ratner has signed on to produce a half-hour animated TV series based on the hit Facebook-based virtual farming game. According to reports, he’s signed on to work with a Canadian production company called Six Eleven Media. Brett Ratner is best known for directing the Rush Hour films, as well as Red …

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Monopoly Asked, and You Guys Voted Out the Iron (and Replaced It with a Cat)

Back in January the classic board game and cause of everyone’s very first rage quit, Monopoly, decided that they were going to give one of the classic game pieces the boot (it’s not the boot). In order to do that, they set up a Facebook app and asked people to vote on which piece they wanted to keep. Today, the …

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Stratego, Everyone’s Favorite Capture-the-Flag Board Game, Makes Its iPad Debut

I f-ing love Stratego. Let’s get that out of the way. When I think of Stratego, I remember childhood nights spent beating my grandfather in the classic game of capture the flag. HOW DID YOU NOT REMEMBER I HAD A BOMB THERE, PAPA? Of course, he totally remembered and he let me win every time. Still, my memories of Stratego …

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Dallas Police Succeed in Clearing the Streets of Rogue Fruit

It’s good advice for anyone to check their sharing settings on any app before they use it – unless people want every high score, game achievement, or check-in to appear on their connected Twitter and Facebook feeds. This advice is is paramount to public officials who already face accusations of ineffectiveness. Move over, cop eating a donut joke. Say hello …

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Temple Run 2 Android Version Now Live in the Google Play Store

Android users, your wait is over. Temple Run 2, the sequel to the smash hit game Temple Run, is now available inside the Google Play Store. Go ahead and download without fear. This is the legit Temple Run 2. As you may have known, eager fans of the game were fooled last week by at least two fake versions of …

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Temple Run 2 Android Version Coming Jan 24 [REPORT]

UPDATE: It’s here! Android users shouldn’t have too much longer to wait for their chance to get in on all the Temple Run 2 fun. The game, which is tearing up the iOS charts, should be coming to Google Play this week. Android Community confirmed with the game’s devs that the projected launch date for Android is January 24th (Thursday). …

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Running with Friends Is Zynga’s New Temple Run-Like Social Game

Zynga has just released a new entry into their “with friends” game series, and it’s the first time that they’ve ventured into the world of true action games. This one is called Running with Friends, and it puts you right in the middle of the running of the bulls. But as of right now, it’s not yet available in the …

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