All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Games’

Hasbro to Make Tetris-Themed Jenga, Bop It Games

One of the most-popular video games ever created, Tetris, is about to get some real world ports based on its famous block-building structures. Hasbro and The Tetris Company have just announced a partnership that will see two physical games based on Tetris produced before the end of the year. The first is called BOP IT TETRIS, which “tests players to …

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Fallout TV Show Teased By Bethesda Trademark Filing [UPDATED]

Remember last week when Fallout 3’s Erik Todd Dellums (the voice of Three Dog) made a series of cryptic tweets regarding a possible return to the Capital Wasteland? “To all my #Fallout3 and #ThreeDog fans: There may be more of the Dog coming! Fingers crossed!” he tweeted. “How was that for a tease! I was given permission to release that …

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Temple Run 2 Launches on iOS, Android Version Coming Soon

Run! Jump! Slide! Tilt! Temple Run 2, which we first told you arrived in the New Zealand App Store yesterday, has officially launched in the U.S. The sequel, like its predecessor, is free-to-play. The original Temple Run is one of the more popular games in iOS, generating over 170 million downloads. Temple Run 2 promises “beautiful new graphics, gorgeous new …

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Temple Run 2 Coming Your Way Soon (Maybe Tonight)

Good news, Temple Run fans. The next installment of the franchise may be coming your way later today. That’s because Temple Run 2 is now available in the New Zealand App Store. TouchArcade reports that the sequel to the hit game will make its way to the U.S. and other parts of the world later tonight. From what we can …

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Frank Zamboni Celebrated with Ice-Resurfacing Google Doodle Game

Today’s Google Doodle is a an interesting little game that puts you in the driver’s seat of an unlikely protagonist. Sure, there are hockey players and figure skaters in the game – but you don’t control them. Instead, you’re the Zamboni driver, tasked with smoothing out the scuffled ice. The Doodle, of course, honors Frank Zamboni, the Italian-American inventor of …

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Google Guns Is Back As “Geo Guns”

Earlier this week, we posted a story about a game called Google Guns, which lets you engage in tank warfare using Google Maps as your battleground provider. Just enter a location, and battle in any real-world setting courtesy of the Google Maps API. There was one problem. It was called Google Guns, and used the Google logo to display the …

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Google Didn’t Like ‘Google Guns’ Creator’s Use Of Its Brand

Update: The game is back up under a different title. On Wednesday, we posted an article about a game called Google Guns, which was essentially a Combat (as in the old Atari game)-style tank game, which utilized Google Maps to let you shoot at other tanks in any real-world location of your choosing. Developer Walewijn den Boer tells me on …

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Google Guns Brings Tank Warfare To Google Maps

Update 2: The game is back up under a different title. Update: The game has now been removed due to apparent copyright violation. More here. Designer Walewijn den Boer has created a game called Google Guns, which brings a little combat-style tank warfare to Google Maps. You can enter any address into the search box, and use that real life …

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Monopoly Is Replacing a Classic Game Piece and They’ve Enlisted Facebook’s Help

The classic game Monopoly, everyone’s very first rage quit, is asking its Facebook fans to help in a very important decision. Monopoly wants to retire one of their classic game pieces, and they want to replace it with a new piece. They want your help with both. On February 5th, one of the classic piece will be “locked up forever”: …

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Cards Against Humanity Gives $70,000 of Holiday Pack Profit to Wikipedia

There are plenty of reasons to love the guys behind the popular party game Cards Against Humanity. First, the game itself is awesome and probably one of the most-fun party games to come out in recent memory. It’s like playing Apples to Apples but every card you get in Cards Against Humanity is like the coveted “Adolf Hitler” and “Helen …

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Casual Game of Bop It Takes a Horrible Turn [VIDEO]

If you were between the ages of five and twelve in the mid-to-late nineties, I’m sure you remember countless hours of bopping it, twisting it, and pulling it. Later, you may have even flicked it, shook it, or spun it. I’m talking about the classic Hasbro handheld game of coordination Bop It, of course. Playing old games with your adult …

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Please Fund This Time-Traveling Bear-Punching Kickstarter Project

Today’s awesome-looking Kickstarter project that you need to be aware of is FIST OF AWESOME, a “retro-style beat-em-up of truly epic proportions.” We’re talking epic level punching bears in the face here. According to the developer, Nicoll Hunt, here’s what you can expect from FIST OF AWESOME: FIST OF AWESOME is a time-travelling-lumberjack-em-up, a sorely underrepresented genre by anyone’s metric. …

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