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How To Create Abstract Geometric Photo Collage Art

Since posting this showcase of inspiring artwork combining geometry & photography back in 2014 I’ve wanted to give this trendy style of art a try …

Riot Combines 'League of Legends' With 'Super Smash Bros.' And The Result Needs To Be A Reality

Riot Games, creator of League of Legends, finds itself near the top of many “best companies to work for” lists thanks to a relaxed corporate culture that emphasizes creativity and freedom among its staff. This manifests itself in Google-ish “experimental” projects, where sometimes Rioters can mess …

Everything Valve does is because of Steam

Why is Valve getting into virtual reality? Why is Valve making Steam Machines and the Steam Controller? Why did Valve make its own Linux-based operating system? Why did Valve make the Steam Controller? Why is Valve releasing its game engine, Source, for free? It's the Steam economy, stupid!<p>Valve's …

Why are we trying to create Ready Player One's terrifying, nostalgia-fueled dystopia?

The Internet Archive isn't OASIS. It's a lot better<p>In Ernest Cline's 2011 novel <i>Ready Player One</i>, the narrator enters the virtual reality world of OASIS to visit a hollow planet filled with thousands of simulated arcades. "Archaide" contains a copy of every coin-operated game ever made, all on …

Teenagers, sex and selfies: Cibele is an uncomfortable, often beautiful game

I'm going through developer Nina Freeman's computer, and at the moment I'm flipping through pictures she's taken of herself. I'm afraid of seeing something I shouldn't, and I'm not sure how to react. It doesn't help that she's right behind me.<p>The entire situation is awkward, and it's hard to tell …

The 30 Most Influential People on the Internet

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Remember Me 2 Already Has Story, Capcom Just Needs To Greenlight It

Remember Me and Life is Strange developer Dontnod allegedly has the story for Remember Me 2 completed. Speaking to Siliconera, creative director, Jean-Maxime Moris said, "We know what we would do for Remember Me 2. The main story has been written. We know what we would add to the recipe. We know …

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Splash Drone shrugs off water and launches rescue flares

When drone meets water, the videos can be amazing -- except that most drones hate water and can't even be flown in the rain. However, there's a new product on Kickstarter called the Splash Drone that isn't deterred by a little H20. The drone itself is waterproof, as are the circuits, wires and GPS, …

In Japan, People Are Flipping Out Over The Flip-Phone (Galapagos Phone): What's Old Is New Again

Everything that’s old is new again—and the flip-phone—the anti-smart phone & the Galapagos like replica of a time when Japan once dominated the world in mobile phones is making a comeback in this island country.<p>For those of you who don’t remember, once upon a time Japan was the world leader in …

Several Easy Steps to Boost Your Computer's Speed

Introduction: Several Easy Steps to Boost Your Computer's Speed<p>About: Welcome! Please take some time to take a look at the instructables that I have …

How to Build Your Own Computer

Introduction: How to Build Your Own Computer<p>About: I'm a really open person so ask away if you wanna know anything :) More About michael.horjus »<p>The …

Pamela is a beautiful survival game inspired by Mass Effect and Mirror's Edge

In the Unity booth at this year's Game Developers Conference, Toronto-based NVYVE Studios is showing off <i>Pamela</i>, a first-person survival horror game set on a futuristic island colony called Eden. People in the colony have been infected with a disease and are experiencing rapid bone growth, and as …

Miniature Street Art Installations Take Over London

Street artist Slinkachu's idyllic scenes play out in puddles and street cracks.<p>Street artist Slinkachu’s work is best viewed under a magnifying glass: a lady swings on a matchstick, children play in the pool made from melting popsicle juice, and a couple crosses a river of Sprite. In an upcoming …

The new Nvidia Shield is the 'world's first 4K Android TV console' and launches this May for $199

Nvidia just announced an Android gaming console. The latest Shield (previous entries include a gaming tablet and before that an all-in-one game controller plus screen) is the "world's first 4K Android TV console." The device itself is thin and sports the familiar sharp design aesthetic (with green …

A decade-old Kirby cartoon saw the future, mocked amiibo shortages

<i>Kirby and the Rainbow Curse</i> is an enjoyable Wii U game that takes advantage of certain amiibo toys to give the player extra powers. The game, in fact, takes a brief moment to push the toys at the player and suggest they go buy some. The game works with the Kirby, King DeDeDe and Meta Knight toys …

UK letting down children recruited, raped, abducted and killed in war

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain has failed to address the plight of millions of children who are caught up in war, and lacks “a tangible, or indeed any kind of strategy” to help them, a parliamentary report said.<p>Residents flee with their belongings after clashes between forces loyal …

Top 10 crowd-funded PCs: How Silicon Valley's heirs are building the next great computer

The crowd-funding revolution has led to a number of fascinating desktop, laptop, and tablet PC projects. Here are some of the most noteworthy -- and …

Viral 'speed archery' video mostly shows how gullible the internet is

GeekDad's Jim MacQuarrie breaks down what's wrong with that very entertaining viral video with the Danish archer purportedly mastering an "ancient …

Fan Overhauls Steam UI, Valve Should Take Notice

I’ve been using Steam since its inception, and I’ve never much minded its interface.<p>It used to be more bare-bones and simple, and now it’s a bit noisier and messy. It looks nicer than it used to but the trade-off has been a loss of minimalism (in its default view) that I find distracting. The last …

Three new racing games aim for the speed and style of their arcade ancestors

<i>Welcome to our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans, nagging questions, and whatever else we feel like talking about. No matter what</i> …

28 new sci-fi, fantasy and other TV shows to geek out over in 2015

Last year was a great year for television, and for streaming replacements for television as well, but 2015 is already shaping up to be even better — …

New 'Strafe' Game Has An Amazing 90s-Style Trailer

Just watch it.<p>A new Kickstarter project for a game called Strafe comes with a trailer straight from the 90s.<p>It's the kind of trailer a video game …

MacTrast Deals: Pay What You Want – Game Design Course Bundle

- Jan 20, 2015<p>Today’s MacTrast Deals “Pay What You Want” bundle will help you kickstart your game development career with over 115 hours of game …

10 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that were on sale for free was a great one, and it was highlighted by the controversial app Neato that …

How This Teen Turned Her High School Internship Into A Game Design Career

Paulina Raguimov never expected to get paid to make video games when she walked into her high school’s career fair at 16.<p>She played them, sure. But when she walked up to the JumpStart booth to chat about the internships they had available, she had absolutely no experience with making games. “I …