Category Archives: Videogames

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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Game Story: an exhibition in Paris where videogames become art!

At last! Videogames are now considered as art, or at least – they’re allowed into museums along paintings, statues and modern art in any shape. Paris Game Story at Grand Palais, opening yesterday, is an exhibition – the first one, … Continue reading

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A Lego stop-motion masterpiece and a tribute to 8-bit videogames? Ask Rymdreglage!

Swedish group Rymdreglage (AKA Ninja Moped) has released a stunning video that’s both a tribute to 8-bit videogames – namely NES – and Lego stop-motion technique masterpiece. They did it in just 1,500 hours using tons of lego, patience and… … Continue reading

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Small arcade machine built from scratch

Did I mention I love MakeZine? Every now and then, they come up with some cool design involving MAME arcade emulator, some sort of retrogaming machine and, of course, a lot of DIY assembly. Sam built a tabletop arcade-alike that’s … Continue reading

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