Posts by tag: video games

Gadgets February 6, 2017 posted by

Bloxels – design video games stages with blocks

Parents complain about kids playing too many video games. It might be better if they build their own, after all, at least then they’re doing something creative, right? Get them building their own games even if they’re not ready for complex coding with Bloxels is the hands-on video game creator for tiny hands.

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Bloxels – design video games stages with blocks
but is it art? November 22, 2016 posted by

Art of ATARI – all your favorite classic game covers in one place

So, in 2016, the art on our game boxes is generally just grabbed from the game. There’s no real difference between what we see on the package and what we interact with on the disc (and if there is, that’s generally a problem). That wasn’t always the case, back in the day you had to imagine what the characters looked like, based on the box. Art of ATARI is the book that collects all that iconic art into one place.

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Art of ATARI – all your favorite classic game covers in one place
Gadgets February 9, 2016 posted by

Mega Man HD LED Headphones – blast some sound

In 1987, the world was given one of its most iconic video game characters, Rockman better known as Mega Man. His franchise has spanned decades and the little blue robot boy with a blaster has a loyal following of fans. If you’re one of them, you can sport your love (and geek cred) with a pair of Mega Man HD LED Headphones.

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Mega Man HD LED Headphones – blast some sound
Fun & Games December 8, 2015 posted by

Top 10 Most Bizarre Games In History – And Why We Can’t Stop Thinking About Them!

Everyone loves cute and cuddly video game stars like Mario and Sonic, but there are a few other more wacky characters which are less well known, but just as much fun. When it comes to creating new experiences, history has taught us that the video game makers can literally do what they like, and boy, do they take advantage of it. The result is a few titles which are just strange enough (by way of bizarre plots, characters or player…

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Top 10 Most Bizarre Games In History – And Why We Can’t Stop Thinking About Them!
Fun & Games June 12, 2015 posted by

Pixelkabinett – retro style for retro games

When you’re a geek, you like to let that flag fly high. Somehow references to your favorite fandoms and interests just creep into your everyday life. There’s no shame in that. Sometimes it’s nice to have items in the home that can be passed off as “normal” until you want them to be otherwise. The Pixelkabinett is a coin-operated retro arcade that you can be hidden in your living room.

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Pixelkabinett – retro style for retro games