Haley

18 Flips | 2 Magazines | 3 Followers | @HaleyS2015 | What do you want me to say about myself...?

Experience dysentery on an Arduino-powered 'Gameboy'

The handheld gaming world has been on the retreat since smartphones replaced the Gameboys in our pockets. But, when you mix nostalgia, an Arduino and a low price point, you get the credit-card sized Arduboy. The 8-bit gaming rig fits in your pocket, sports a black-and-white 1.3-inch OLED screen, …

Arduino

VR game 'SMS Racing' trivializes texting while driving

Texting while driving is against the law and it can put you and other people on the road in serious danger. That can't be understated. However, when it's your main objective when playing a virtual reality racing game, it can also be seriously good fun. That's the premise of <i>SMS Racing</i>, a diminutive …

Text Messaging

The Witcher 3's dynamic beard growth is my favorite new video game feature

The new generation of video game consoles has ushered in plenty of cool new gameplay features. Virtual worlds are bigger. Graphics are more realistic. There are even more ways to connect with other people when we play thanks to streaming and social features. But none of those things are truly next …

Ubisoft plans for The Division to hit in early 2016

You’ll have to wait until next year to play Ubisoft’s next open-world franchise.<p>Via the publisher’s 2014-2015 financial report, Tom Clancy’s The Division should come out in the fourth quarter of the publisher’s 2016 fiscal year, which is actually January through March. It’s for the PlayStation 4, …

State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition - No Superheroes Trailer - IGN Video

Characters don't possess magical abilities to combat the undead in this zombie-survival game.

The Last of Us: Left Behind - Left Behind Standalone Launch Trailer - IGN Video

This single-player DLC starring Ellie is now available to purchase without having The Last of Us game.

JXE Streams: A real bodyman tackles 'Car Mechanic Simulator 2015'

True story: our very own Tim Seppala worked as a car mechanic for 12 years. He was a bodyman, or an auto collision tech if you want to get fancy. The short version is that the man knows how to tear apart your busted '89 Toyota Cellica after a wreck, get it looking pretty and make sure all the …

Not A Hero - IGN Video

From the makers of OlliOlli, comes Not A Hero, a breakneck, violent retro side scroller. Marty and Mitch will dive into the first 2 hours of the game.

Assassin's Creed Syndicate - The Slums of Victorian London - IGN Video

Daemon, Marty, and Caleb take a look at the new location for Assassin's Creed Syndicate.

Windward sets sail with Steam launch deal

Top-down seafaring adventure <i>Windward</i> has emerged from Early Access and is on sale now, via Steam, for $12.74, a 15 percent reduction on its full price.<p>Set in the age of sail, players take control of ships in order to explore, best pirates and open up trade routes. Interviewed earlier this year by …

Life Is Strange Episode 3 Release Date Confirmed

Square Enix has confirmed Life is Strange: Episode 3 will be available from May 19. The third chapter in Dontnod Entertainment's episodic series is titled Chaos Theory.<p>"Max and Chloe's investigation into Rachel Amber's disappearance lead them to break into Blackwell Academy after dark to search for …

Do Graphic Designers HAVE to Go to College?

Our expert gives you the low-down on whether or not it's important these days for graphic designers to get a college degree.

12 ways designers know when a design looks good – And how you can too – Learn

<i>As a non-designer, watching a designer work can be a mystifying experience.</i><p><i>How did they know which fonts to use? Why do those colors look so good</i> …

These 8 Creative Gifs of Buildings Will Amuse You a Lot

German creative firm Deepblue has teamed up with renowned graphic designer and co-founder of Kollektiv Kjosk Florian Schommer to create one of the …

8 Common Design Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

What makes a design good or bad? True, it’s subjective to some degree — but ultimately, good graphic design will inspire responses and clearly …

10 Ways to Stop Your Designs From Looking the Same and Create Unique Stuff Quickly – Learn

<i>If you love designing from templates, have you ever worried that all your designs will end up looking the same?</i><p>If you’re familiar with Canva and use …

The Importance of Case Studies in a Design Portfolio

Modern case studies are built for design projects of all types. Studios and freelancers alike can put together case studies ranging from branding, …