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New Lego set aims to teach kids to code through creativity

At CES in Las Vegas this week, Lego revealed a new playset that teaches children to code using their own Lego creations and a smartphone app.<p>The kit, …

Game Development

The best tabletop RPGs of 2015, finalists from Board Game Geek

The year's best games featured Sherlock Holmes, Bronze Age fantasy and troublesome rabbits<p>The members of BoardGameGeek.com, the go-to source for tabletop gaming community and information, announced the winners of their annual Golden Geek Awards over the weekend. The Golden Geeks are voted on by …

5 Xbox One indie games that are better than the big boys

ID@Xbox has some exciting titles coming up.<p>The Xbox One has a raft of exclusive, and not-so-exclusive, games coming out this year - including the …

Five #WiiU games will join the Nintendo Selects range on 15th April. https://t.co/dnLkH0bT7t

Video: Nintendo Details Super Mario Maker's "Key Update"

Get it? 'Cause there's keys.

Retrogaming

A Complete Run Down of Nintendo's New Wii U & 3DS Games Announced Today

In a new Nintendo Direct video, Nintendo revealed new games on the way for its Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems, as well as additional details about …

Our Top 10 Games of 2015

Top 10

Here's what's ahead for Nintendo #3DS this year. http://t.co/kUTDtJTaDJ

Here's the #WiiU line-up for the remainder of 2015! http://t.co/vjsoZC8jrh

Chris Beckett: The Benefits of Imagined Worlds - Unbound Worlds

<i>Editor’s note: Chris Beckett is the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author of Dark Eden and the just-released Mother of Eden. You can learn more about</i> …

Literature
Science Fiction

3D print your own gorgeous Dungeons & Dragons monsters for free

Dungeon Masters take note, it’s time to step up your game with some 3D monsters.<p>Designer Miguel Zavala has been going through the latest <i>Dungeons &</i> …

Interstellar Micromanagement

With the exception of some games coming directly from Nintendo, the Wii U has generally not lived up to its multiscreen potential. Most developers …

Retrogaming

Making your own visual novel is becoming so much easier

From Unity to Twine, tools that allow individuals to create personal games are becoming more accessible and useful. Last week saw the launch on Steam of a simple program that allows just about anyone to create their own visual novels.<p>I have no programming ability and no great desire to make games. …

20 best Android apps and games this week

Star Walk 2, Tinkerplay, Five Nights at Freddy’s 3, Stick Cricket 2, Swipes, Connect, Frozen Synapse Prime and more<p>The weekly Android apps roundup has been on hiatus since the end of 2014 in favour of a monthly collection, but there’ve been plenty of comments on related apps articles requesting a …

Nintendo Wii U lineup stars fan favorites from PS4, Xbox One, PC

Nintendo's digital store is beefing up with some top-notch independent titles in the coming months, and the company showed off a few familiar games during a presentation at GDC 2015. We're talking games headed to the Wii U eShop that have already launched on other platforms, including Klei …

Four Android messaging apps with a little something extra

These text messaging clients making sending a text easier and much more fun.<p>The SMS app that comes with your Android phone will serve you just fine to send text and photo messages to your contacts, but many can't do much more than that. Luckily, Google Play is ripe with text messaging apps with …

Top Ten Best MMO Browser Games

<i>1</i> <b>Ikariam</b><p>The story of Ikariam starts on a sunny island in the Mediterranean:<br>Industrious workers, soldiers and researchers build on their own little …

Board Games

The Best of the Best Board Games of 2013

A number of sites have put together "Best Board Games of 2013"-style posts, so I thought I'd share those, and see if there is any commonality among …

Board Games

Best Board Game Sites in the World

Looking for the best board game sites? We're currently working on regrouping, classifying and ranking the best board game sites on the web. Publisher …

20 best Android apps and games this week

Virgin TV Anywhere, Ridiculous Fishing, FIFA, Papa Pear Saga, HTC FootballFeed, Doctor Who: Legacy and more<p>It's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for Android smartphones and tablets. It covers apps and games, with the prices referring to the initial download: so (free) may …