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Many of us don't see TiVos as game consoles, but Virgin Media would beg to differ -- there have been over a million game sessions this year on its edition of the DVR. Accordingly, it just launched a Play Games portal to court this growing audience. Besides putting games in one handy location, the...

July 8th 2013 at 5:28pm 0 Comments
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Your virtual overcoat, that is. Students in a virtual reality workshop at the FH Wedel University of Applied Sciences cloned Fruit Ninja, the best-selling game for smartphones and tablets, in 3D using the Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE). The result is a life-size, fully immersive fruit s...

March 28th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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I think the iPhone really solves the 'sitting at the airport with hours to kill' problem quite well. As iPhone owners, we know we can browse the web, catch up on email or the news, even check to see why your flight is late. I have another suggestion. Give Adrenaline Golf Online [iTunes link] a try....

December 2nd 2009 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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One of the first apps I downloaded when I inherited my brother's old iPhone was MotionX Dice. It was brilliant in its execution: 3D dice rendered with loving detail, lots of custom dice and perfect use of the accelerometer. MotionX games are variations on a theme, however, and they've taken their Mo...

January 26th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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When thinking of TV shows to transform into games, The Office isn't the first on the list. The show is light on the sort of sophomoric hijinx that usually passes for humor in games and pretty heavy on the talking. That said, the casual game version of NBC's hit show actual fares a bit better than o...

November 13th 2007 at 11:55am 0 Comments
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Looking to cash in on the ever-growing casual games market, MySpace has officially announced MySpace Games, a new feature to the social networking site that will allow users to add hundreds of casual games to their profile pages.MySpace Games will be developed with the help of Oberon Media, a casua...

October 23rd 2007 at 7:30am 0 Comments

It's a well-known fact that putting Baby in any sort of corner is a crime punishable with death by firing squad or (in some states) lethal injection. But Dirty Dancing: The Game is a whole other story. Judging by this video, Dirty Dancing: The Game should be placed in the corner of a latrine in...

October 16th 2007 at 3:55pm 0 Comments
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Popcap Games -- makers of casual hits like Bejeweled, Peggle, and Bookworm Adventures -- have published the results of a recent survey on families and casual gaming. According to the press release, a staggering 92% of the adults surveyed believe that casual gaming gives them common ground to relate...

August 29th 2007 at 12:25pm 0 Comments