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If You Want Microsoft Solitaire Ad-Free It Will Cost You $10/Year

Procrastinators everywhere rejoiced when it was discovered that Windows 10 was bringing back everyone’s favourite time waster. But unlike the last time you played Microsoft Solitaire on your PC, this time you’ll have to pay a subscription fee just to get rid of the ads.


Solving A 7x7 Rubik's Cube In Just Over Two Minutes Is Miraculous

Yesterday Australia’s Feliks Zemdegs managed to break the world record for solving a 7×7 Rubik’s Cube in just over two minutes and twenty-three seconds. For those of us who still have trouble just zipping up a jacket, watching him spin and unscramble this cube is incomprehensible.


Beach Towel Board Games You Play With Discarded Bottle Caps

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A day at the beach usually doesn’t involve board games because the sand will quickly gobble up dice, Monopoly hotels, and Scrabble letter tiles. But since building sand castles gets boring quick, someone’s created a series of board game beach towels that can be played with bottle caps, seashells, or even small rocks.


A Pocket-Sized Frisbee Ball You Can Play Catch With

This Kickstarter toy looks like a rubber hockey puck or neon drink coaster, but it’s a tiny Frisbee-like disc you play catch with, capable of being flung 60m. I want one.


How To PC Game From The Comfort Of Your Couch

We’re living in the future, yet you’re gaming like you live in the past. It’s time to get that gaming PC off your desk and into your lounge room. Here’s what you’ll need to get started with lean-back gaming in your lounge room.


There's Finally An Official Star Wars App To Feed Your Obsession 24/7, Just Not For Aussies

There’s no shortage of Star Wars-related games on the iTunes and Google Play stores, but today finally sees the launch of the first official Star Wars app that will now serve as your one-stop portal for everything from news, to trivia, to even sound effects. Never again will you have to scramble to find a Wookiee roar when you need one.


Playing Bing Pong Is The Best Thing You Can Do With Bing

In its continuing efforts to show how cool and down with the kids it is, Microsoft has added a video game from 1972 to Bing. Yes, this will consume all your remaining spare time this evening.


A Jaws-Themed Deck Of Cards Is Surprisingly More Beautiful Than Gory

You’d probably expect a deck of Jaws-themed playing cards to be chocked full of gory imagery and only available in the back pages of Fangoria magazine. But the artwork on this deck is downright beautiful, to the point where you’ll almost want to frame an image of a swimmer being attacked by a great white shark — almost.


A Brief History Of Gay Marriage In Video Games

The US Supreme Court wasn’t just copying Fire Emblem when it ruled in favour of same-sex marriage over the weekend. Gay unions have been around for quite some time in video games. Let’s look back at marriage equality’s rich history in the virtual world.


I Used The Final Oculus Rift, And Here Are The Games Worth Playing

I don’t know what the final Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will cost. The fact that it won’t come with its amazing motion controller makes me want to wait. But even with just an Xbox One gamepad, there are already mindblowing experiences to be had. Here are all of them so far.


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