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Augmented Reality Climbing Looks Like So Much Damn Fun

I love climbing arguably more than breathing, but when you’re stuck in the same gym with the same routes all day long, it can get just the teensiest bit boring. This augmented reality climbing game seems like the perfect antidote.


This 8-Bit Guess-the-Correlation Game Is Way More Fun Than It Should Be

Guess the Correlation is a very simple game indeed: Look at a scatter plot, guess the correlation coefficient, win or lose. Are you mathematically minded enough to take on the challenge?


Melbourne Zoo's Orangutans Are Playing Videogames

Orangutans at Melbourne Zoo this week have begun a high-tech, world first research project that is aimed at giving the animals control over the games and applications they play to challenge their minds.


Monument Valley Soundtrack Coming To Vinyl Is How You Know The Hipsters Won

Right now you can pre-order the Monument Valley soundtrack on vinyl. That’s right. You can get an iPhone app’s music in the form of a vinyl record. The double LP costs $US40 ($57). Obviously, the hipsters have won.


The Walking Dead Is Getting Another Board Game

The world already has quite a few (and very good) zombie board games: Last Night on Earth, Dead of Winter, Zombicide… the list goes on. But if you officially slap “The Walking Dead” on a new miniatures game, the competition doesn’t matter, because it’s going to sell like hot, fleshy blood cakes.


The Story Behind JB Hi-Fi's Review Cards

The humble JB Hi-Fi review. You’ve seen them in-stores, you’ve seen them go viral on social media. Sometimes they’re straight down the line, others are satirical or flat out hilarious. Every once in a while they absolutely hit the nail on the head.

We spoke to numerous JB Hi-Fi ‘reviewers’. The men and women making you laugh to figure out the rules, regulations and weird little secrets behind the infamous JB Hi-Fi review.

These are the confessions of JB Hi-Fi reviewers.


Someone Made A Winston Churchill-Themed Solitaire App 

Former Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld missed a huge opportunity this week by releasing a card-game iPhone app that isn’t called “Rummy’s Gin Rummy”. Instead, his app is called “Churchill Solitaire.” But…I LOVE IT!


This Spinning Cake Recreates Super Mario Bros. Perfectly

Video: I think overly decorative cakes are silly — like cool, here’s a cake that looks like the Great Barrier Reef, enjoy your edible starfish — but this Super Mario Bros. cake is wonderful because it recreates the entire first level of the video game in perfect, delicious detail. It’s a stop motion animation in cake form. Every video game should come with a cake tossed in.


Censorship Simulator Game Lets You Control The Masses Via Media

In The Westport Independent you play as the editor of an independent newspaper, twisting stories to suit the agenda of those you are loyal to. You can’t exactly lie in what you choose to print — but you don’t have to publish the truth. And what you decide to publish will change how citizens feel about the people in power and those who oppose them.


Consultation With Indigenous Communities A Must For Game Developers

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is urging game developers to work together with Indigenous videogame and app developers and communities to “share knowledge and to better appreciate our proud history and culture.” The call for culturally appropriate content comes after the release, and subsequent removal of Survival Island 3 from online sale.


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