games

Welcome To The Sad, Sad Future Of Scrabble: Lolz, Thanx, And Bezzy

We have no one to blame but ourselves. The publishers of the official Scrabble wordlist have announced the addition of words like “blech,” “lolz,” and “thanx” to the list. To borrow a word from their new list, YEESH.


The Marvel Vs. DC Debate Finally Ends With These Comic Book Chess Pieces

Everyone just assumed that the Marvel Comics vs. DC Comics debate would rage on forever — or at least until mankind became extinct. But Eaglemoss has finally come up with a way to figure out which company is better, Marvel or DC, with custom chess pieces featuring the most popular comic book characters from each side of the debate.


Worried About 'The Talk'? Teach Your Kids Sex Education With Sweets

Even after more than a decade of studying sex in animals, my own attempts to teach my children about the “birds and the bees” were fraught with embarrassment, mostly for them. I wish I’d been as clever as medical educator Danielle Teller.


Chemistry Is Easier To Learn When It's Disguised As A Card Game

Putting “I won three games in a row” on your resume probably isn’t going to get you in the door at Dow Chemical, but a new card game called Ion that has players attempting to make compounds using the element cards they have been dealt could certainly be a solid first step towards getting your PhD in chemistry.


You Can Now Play 2400 Free MS-DOS Games In Tweets

Have you ever wanted to play a classic ’90s video game inside a tweet? Neither have I. But now, thanks to the Internet Archive, you can embed over 2400 free MS-DOS games directly into tweets. Is it useful? I’m not sure. Is it awesome. Yup!


Solitaire Is Making A Comeback On Windows 10

Following user feedback, Microsoft decided to reinstate the Start Menu in Windows 10. Now, it seems Solitaire is being brought back to life too.


The Artwork On These Ghostbusters Playing Cards Is Fantastic

You probably don’t need much of a reason to spend $US14 on a pack of Ghostbusters-themed playing cards — you loved the movie, you love Texas Hold’em, it’s the perfect match. So consider it a nice bonus that every single card in this deck features beautiful caricature-esque illustrations of all the characters — dead or alive — from the movie.


This Hacked App Lets You Play Bloodborne In Any Room Of The House

Gosh, wouldn’t it be nice to play a little Bloodborne tonight? Shame my wife will be using the TV. If only I had a way to stream the game from my PlayStation 4 to another device. How about a hacked version of the PS4 Remote Play app that works on Android phones and tablets — and my Nvidia Shield? Yes. Yes. That will do nicely.


A T-Rex Skull Token Makes Jurassic World Monopoly The Best Version Yet

You could dedicate an entire blog to covering all of the different versions and variations of Monopoly that are now available. But why bother because an official Jurassic World version of Monopoly is coming in June that swaps those boring car, top hat and cat tokens for a DNA sequence, a park tour vehicle and a T-Rex skull, among others.


A Brief History Of Easter Eggs In Tech

The Easter egg — as in a hidden surprise or in-joke, not the chocolate treat — can be dated back to the last Russian imperial family who gifted people with jewel-encrusted Fabergé eggs containing additional surprises tucked away inside.