All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Games’

Google Helps Make Alan Turing Monopoly A Reality

Earlier this summer, Google showed its love for mathematician Alan Turing with an interactive Google Doodle. Google also sponsored an Alan Turing exhibit at London’s Science Museum. Now, Google is putting this love on display once again, by funding Monopoly: Alan Turing Edition. Google has paid for the first production run of the game, which features locations and interests “central …

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Help Zuckerberg Snatch Coins, Avoid Stock Plunge with New Game

As of the writing of this article, Facebook stock sits at $19.44 a share, which means that it is a little over half of the original opening price of $38. If you think that’s bad, it has been even worse in recent days. Earlier this week, the price slid to $18.75. Zuckerberg has said that it is “painful” to watch …

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Fantasy Football: Check Out These New Features From Yahoo

Yahoo announced that it has some new features for fantasy football this year. This is the company’s fifteenth year of offering fantasy football, and they’re offering fans the ability to make money by competing in the Yahoo Pro Leagues, which Yahoo says have the highest percentage payouts and most cash prizes available. Users can win up to $500. Yahoo’s Keeper …

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Watch This New LEGO Lord of the Rings Trailer

The joining together of two incredibly fun franchises, Traveller’s Tales LEGO games and the Lord of the Rings trilogy, is making me a very happy camper. As a person who’s usually buried in an RPG or a FPS, the various LEGO games based on film series are some of the most enjoyable experiences I’ve ever had in gaming. They’re lighthearted, …

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Kill Some Walkers On Facebook With This New Walking Dead Game

AMC, by partnering with Eyes Wide Games and RockYou, has released a new Walking Dead social game for Facebook ahead of the show’s third season, which starts in October. Here’s the trailer for the game: The social game lets you complete missions, meet characters from the show, and recruit your Facebook friends to “defend your camp from walkers.” If your …

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London 2012 Slalom Canoe: Google Doodle Lets You Navigate the Rapids

Today, Google continues their run of Olympic-themed Doodles with their third straight interactive Doodle. Since the opening ceremony, Google has provided us with a different Doodle every day, showcasing one of the many Olympic sports. And for the last couple of days, those Doodles have been playable. On Tuesday, the Doodle featured a hurdles game. Yesterday, it was a basketbal …

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Depression: This Video Game Is Designed To Help, And It May Come To iPads And Android Tablets

Can video games help teenagers deal with depression? That’s the question that a team of researchers and specialists from the University of Auckand is trying to solve. Several years ago, the game SPARX was created with funding from the Ministry of Health to help treat depression in young people. It was designed by Metia Interactive. The research team is led …

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Go For the Gold With This Olympics Drinking Game

Let’s face it, not everyone is a huge fan of the Olympics. Sure, watching some of the world’s most talented athletes compete for the ultimate glory of honoring their nations is compelling to some. But if you’re like some people, nothing really interests you unless it’s a sport signified by a bunch of capital letters. For those who may need …

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Amazing Alex Arrives On iOS, Android

Rovio’s followup to Angry Birds, the Rube Goldberg-themed game Amazing Alex, is now live on iTunes and Google Play. For those of you with thick skulls, that means you should go download it – asap. In case you need a push, here’s what you can expect: Amazing Alex has a set of 35 fully interactive objects just waiting to be …

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New Walking Dead FPS Will Fulfill Your Arrow-Through-The-Eye Desires

If you’re like me, nearly every moment spent watching AMC’s The Walking Dead is consumed with a desire to wield a crossbow and plant an arrow through the eye of some walker. Those who share my exuberance will be pleased to learn that Activision has just announced that you’ll soon have the chance to do just that. Or take a …

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This A-hole Robot Wins Every Game Of Rock, Paper, Scissors

Does anyone else recall that childhood friend that used to cheat in rock, paper, scissors? Let’s say that the next turn in Super Mario 64 was on the line and you decided to settle a score with a quick best of three series. But of course, that little jerk hesitated when you threw rock and quickly changed his scissors into …

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Over Six Thousand People Feast On Zombie RPG Dead State’s Kickstarter Goal

Last week, we looked at six zombie games currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. One of them, Dead State, has since reached its funding goal of $150,000. As of the time of this writing, the game has 6,446 backers, who have pledged $174,948, and it still has 10 days to go. Here, the game’s project lead discusses the project and why …

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