Category Archives: Videogames

How to play vintage MS-DOS games embedded into tweets!

What about a nice ol’ MS-DOS game? The awesome vintage gaming library plus Twitter comes in quite handy! Embedding DOSBox-based, old school MS-DOS games has never been so easy: create a new tweet and copy the link to your … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Day 2015: Google Maps turns into PacMan Arcade (no coins required)

It’s April Fool’s Day again! Google turns its great Google Maps into a PacMan worldwide videogame. You’ll be able to run the Pac-character on your own streets avoing Pinky and most other evil ghosts – yes, that’s right: using your … Continue reading

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Pixels: an (awesome) upcoming movie about vintage gaming

You may already have seen this video, Pixels, released in 2010 by french director Patrick Jean: it’s awesome and has been an inspiration for most vintage game lovers around the world. New York is suddendly surrounded by the best 80s … Continue reading

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Atari: ‘Game Over’ documentary due for November release about the mass burial of videogames

This promises to be really awesome! You may recall about the Atari videogame burial site affair… “Atari E.T. Dig- Alamogordo, New Mexico (14036097792)” by taylorhatmaker – Atari E.T. Dig: Alamogordo, New Mexico. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons. … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Doctor Who 50th anniversary with character-based game.

Believe it or not, Doctor Who has been traveling around on TV for half a century, since it was first aired in 1963. 50 years means obviously nothing to a Time Lord as the Doctor… Today Google celebrates the 50th … Continue reading

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Star Citizen: probably the very first crowdfunded AAA – high-end – game ever

Browsing Kickstarter project always brings out pretty surprises. Chris Roberts, creator of the famous Wing Commander franchise, returns with a crowdfunded project that will bring us a great space sim. In November 2012, Roberts raised more than $2 million (on … Continue reading

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The new Xbox One unveiled – Live from Redmond (WA)

Time has come for the new Xbox One from Microsoft, soon a worldwide-event will introduce the brand-new third generation Xbox console. Some specs? The new Xbox One include an 8-core processor, 8 GBytes of RAM, Blu-ray player, USB 3 ports, … Continue reading

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Xmas 2012 version of a Reindeer Race? Social with Facebook, ‘real’ with Arduino!

Australian-based agency VML created this XMas-themed race with some technical and social cool elements! Reindeer Race allows you to race your… reindeer (four available) and race against other people or some bots (according to who’s online). The cool fact is … Continue reading

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ING-DiBa Bank features an unusual Basket challenge: high yields in user engagement with the ‘Free Throw’ tournament

German bank ING-DiBa Bank sponsors the Basketball league in Germany and wanted to connect their offering to a younger audience at Basketball events across the country… So they aimed to leverage smart phones to create an interactive experience anyone could … Continue reading

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Video Games Live: a concert event with orchestral music – video-game-based!

Video Games Live quickly became the biggest and most popular game concert in the world. The debut performance was launched on July 6th, 2005 at the world famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with the LA Philharmonic. Over 11,000 people … Continue reading

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