games
Upcoming PC Game Megaquarium Is “Roller Coaster Tycoon But With Fish”

Twice Circled, the Bristol game studio behind Theme Hospital-esque Big Pharma, has announced its next title: and it's Roller Coaster Tycoon with fish. That's a great sell. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones Is Getting a Tabletop Miniatures Game… of Thrones

A new tabletop miniatures game is coming, starring your favourite Game of Thrones badasses, just in time for winter. CMON Limited has announced its plans for A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game, a new miniatures wargame that lets fans of the books and show fight to the death in their quest to control the Seven Kingdoms. Read More >>

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Brilliant Motion-Tracking Dart Board Guarantees a Bullseye With Every Throw

A night at a local pub isn’t complete without a few rounds of darts, but as your blood-alcohol level rises, your ability to hit the bullseye greatly diminishes. Unless you’re playing with Mark Rober’s motion-tracking dart board that automatically repositions itself so you’re guaranteed to hit the bullseye every time. Read More >>

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You Can Turn Your Apple Watch Into a Game Boy That Sucks

Like many people who dropped hundreds of pounds on an Apple Watch, Gabriel O’Flaherty-Chan was disappointed at how little his pricey wearable could actually do. Instead of complaining about it online like most of us, he decided to solve the problem himself by writing a Game Boy emulator capable of playing Pokemon Yellow. Unfortunately, it kind of sucks. Read More >>

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Guitar Hero Is Now a Yu-Gi-Oh-Style Card Game For Aspiring DJs

Harmonix is best known for video games like Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and cluttering up your living room with fake plastic instruments. Its next music game, however, trades guitars and drum sets for collectible cards that has aspiring DJs competing to remix songs — like playing Yu-Gi-Oh in the club. Read More >>

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The Expanse, a Show That Started as an Online RPG, Is Getting Its Own Board Game

What goes around comes around. WizKids has announced a new board game based on Syfy’s The Expanse, which in itself stems from an online role-playing game that was turned into the hit book series. Read More >>

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Monopoly Is Being Gentrified, One Game Piece at a Time

On Thursday, Hasbro announced that the humble thimble, Monopoly’s least beloved game piece, would be getting the boot from “an upcoming version of the game.” Cynically, the toy company framed the eviction as a simple reflection of the people’s will, the result of a recent online contest to modernise the board game. Read More >>

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It’s Probably Time for Your Favourite iPhone Apps and Games to Die

=A new message found in the latest iOS 10 beta update seems to indicate Apple will be killing off thousands of apps and games that haven’t been updated to support 64-bit processors. Say hello to the world of vintage iPhone gaming. Read More >>

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Why It Matters That Human Poker Pros Are Getting Trounced By an AI

We’re at the halfway point of the epic 20-day, 150,000-hand “Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence” Texas Hold’em Poker tournament, and a machine named Libratus is trouncing a quartet of professional human players. Should the machine maintain its substantial lead — currently at $701,242 (£560,000) — it will be considered a major milestone in the history of AI. Here’s why. Read More >>

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Super Mario Run’s Android Release Date Finally Announced By Nintendo

If you've been anxiously waiting for news on the Android version of Super Mario Run, there's finally some good news from Nintendo. While iOS users got the game all the way back in mid-December, Droid fans have a little longer to wait, but it is coming: in March 2017, apparently. Read More >>

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The Only Thing Missing From This Delightful Lego Version of Super Mario Bros. Is a Tiny Plumber

Forget about dropping £280 on the Nintendo Switch just to get your next Super Mario Bros. fix. As Jason Cichon demonstrates, all you need is a big pile of plastic bricks and some mad Lego skills to build a custom side-scrolling Super Mario level. The only thing that’s really missing is a hero. Read More >>

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The World’s Greatest Billiards Shot Spanned Two Floors and Nine Pool Tables

If your plan for 15 minutes of fame involves a fancy billiards trick shot, you’re going to have to spend far more than a quarter of an hour trying to top the Allstars Sports Bar in Bristol who recently pulled off what has to be the most amazing, most complex pool shot in history. Read More >>

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Video Game Speedrunning Marathon Raises Record-Breaking Charity Donation

Over the past week (8-15 January) Awesome Games Done Quick has been running on Twitch. Read More >>

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The New Nintendo Switch Lets You Milk a Virtual Cow, For Some Reason

We now know that the Nintendo Switch officially drops on 3rd March for £280, but if having a new Legend of Zelda game available at launch isn’t enough incentive for you to pre-order the shape-shifting console, maybe a game that has you milking the udders of a virtual cow will have you whipping out your credit card. Read More >>

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Here Are All The Games Announced For Switch, So Far

It's officially Nintendo Switch day! The long-awaited reveal of price and lineup has finally materialised. £280 will buy you Ninty's newest console/portable hybrid, but what about the games you can get with it? Well, here's what we know so far. Read More >>