. Ingress, Google’s virtual reality game In Google’s global alternative reality game, Ingress. that uses the real world as its gamespace, Ingress says, “the world around you is not what it seems.” And, perhaps, when Google’s semi-independent division Niantic Labs is finished with its mission, we humans won’t be, either.
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Are you looking to increase commenting, social sharing, and other user engagement on your site? Billions of user actions with partners like Pepsi, Nike, and Dell, adding gamification to your site boosts engagement by almost a third, according to a Gigya study.
Human bowling ball game How are you going to spend your summer? You could go on a vacation and generate some silly memories that will only bring you a moment of satisfaction but won’t negate the constant, pesky issue called nagging kids. So if the Sports Park 60 is a bit too far outside of your “I [...]
The Android-based Ouya console brings the indie-game concept to hardware and it raised over $8 million on Kickstarter. 2012 was the year of Kickstarter … at least for games. After developer Double Fine (The Cave, Psychonauts) broke the crowdfunding concept wide open with its hugely successful campaign that raised over $3.45 million to produce a classic-style point-and-click [...]
iPad foosball table If you found it hard to give up foosball after you graduated from college and you just don’t have room for one now, all you need now is an iPad and a willing opponent.
WORD-ROULETTE® is a word board game that uses a modified roulette wheel, multiple balls and game work sheets for huge amounts of family fun and interplay. Creator Tony Aceti is bringing his game to the DaVinci Inventor Showcase to show it off to the world and do his best to make it a household name. [...]
Nutritious and informative. Saipancakes, who normally makesastounding pancakes like the ones above, had a rather spectacular pancakefail (below), prompting him to inaugurate an ugly pancake contest… Pancakefail example.
Tak Ball The rules are simple : throw a ball into the goal to score a point. But what makes this game unlike any other is that all the players are armed and ready with stun guns. (Video)
Instagram is the year end winner. Apple released its iTunes Rewind 2011 and App Store Rewind 2011 today, the company’s annual lists detailing of the top selling apps, music, TV shows, movies and podcasts for the year. This year, the biggest winner on the apps front was Angry Birds, which ran away with the number [...]
Serious snowballing. In Japan, snowball fighting isn’t just a pleasant winter pastime. It’s a serious competitive sport known as Yukigassen or “snow battle.” Two teams square off on a field about the size of a hockey rink. Victory comes through annihilating the other team or capturing its flag.