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Watch: How to build your own Nintendo Switch

Seattle maker Brennen Johnston wanted his friends to play Animal Crossing with him but they couldn't get their hands on a Nintendo Switch, a scarce commodity amid COVID-19 lockdowns. Enraged by the prices scalpers were charging for a Switch, Brennen set out to build one himself from individual components. The Internet fell in love with ...

This VR Mosh Pit Simulator game is fascinating and horrifying

Video game designer Sos Sosowski has been working on his Mosh Pit Simulator game since 2016. Here's the official game description:

Mosh Pit Simulator is a VR game about a world that is overrun by brainless boneless humanoid creatures due to a terrible accident. They're like zombies but less gross and pretty harmless and ...

Play Borderlands 3 and help map the foreign microbes found in human ****

The Microsetta Initiative at UC San Diego School of Medicine, McGill University, Massively Multiplayer Online Science, Gearbox, and 2K have teamed up to create a clever way for players of Borderlands 3 to help map the human gut microbiome.

Players do this creative gut-mapping by accessing the special Borderlands Science game-within-the-game. The mini-game ...

Pretty sure this bird just discovered that the Earth is a simulation

Bird just hit the edge of the map pic.twitter.com/U9ruDPwJBZ

— Nature is Lit🔥 (@NaturelsLit) April 2, 2020

Don't let the Flat-Earthers find out that our world is just an unrendered level in a video game.

Image via NeedPix / Public Domain

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‘Killer Queen Black’: like multiplayer ‘Joust’

I have been enjoying Killer Queen Black.

I started playing KQB in beta, on the recommendation of some friends who played the arcade version regularly in a bar. This game is a hoot!

In addition to a 'Military' win where you beat up the other team with flying creatures that operate a heck of a lot ...

‘Moving Out’ first impressions: Simple fun, for better or worse

03.25.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

The simplest way to describe the upcoming co-op video game Moving Out would be to call it Overcooked with removalists instead of chefs. Moving Out’s premise is fairly simple. You and your friends are new employees at Smooth Moves Furniture Remo... ...

Government launches Minecraft server so young people can stay inside and game during coronavirus

03.22.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Poland has a not-so-secret weapon in order to convince its young citizens to stay indoors during the coronavirus pandemic. Gaming! The Polish government has launched a website, Grarantanna.pl, filled with various online activities in order to keep yo... ...

Talking Adventure Games with Mark Yohalem

As a game design hobbyist, Mark Yohalem has worked both on his own projects and as an offsite senior or lead writer for BioWare, inXile Entertainment, TimeGate Studios, S2 Games, Nikitova Games, and Affinix Software. As co-founder of Wormwood Studios with two friends (artist Victor Pflug and programmer James Spanos) in 2010, he developed ...