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A real-world 'Zelda' escape room game is coming next year

Have you ever found yourself humming the <i>Zelda</i> theme on your commute, longing to embark on a Hyrulian adventure? Well, next year Nintendo will make that dream a reality.<p>Created in collaboration with renowned escape-room designer SCRAP, <i>Defenders of the Triforce</i> is a <i>Legend of Zelda</i> inspired, …

25 Plans to Build Your Own Fully Customized Tiny House on a Budget

If you’ve been dreaming of building your very own tiny house but you don’t have a clue where to begin, Pin-Up Houses is an awesome starting …

Learning to code as a 30-year-old kid with Apple’s Swift Playgrounds | Ars Technica

A guided tour of the app and a chat with the team at Apple about its goals.<p>If you've installed the iOS 10 public beta since it came out last week, …

Beta Testing

8 board games to try if you love video games

<i>Owen Duffy is a journalist, dad and board game expert from Glasgow. His blog,</i> <i>Cardboard Sandwich</i><i>, is devoted to board games, card games, roleplaying</i> …

Board Games

Nintendo Opens Registration For First Mobile Game, Miitomo

Pre-registration for Nintendo's first mobile game, Miitomo, has commenced. The process, which starts here, requires users create a Nintendo account. As previously detailed, this is a key part of the company's plans to unify its various gaming and mobile platforms.<p>Miitomo is expected to launch in …

Nintendo

All You Need to Build This PopUp House Is a Screwdriver

Yes, you read that correctly.<p>No power tools? No problem. The PopUp House was designed by a French studio called MultiPod Studio to simplify the process of building your own home...and we mean "simplified." Basically, they embraced IKEA's style when it comes to the construction process, because the …

'Pokémon' meets 'Rick and Morty' in an Adult Swim mobile game

The news arrived quietly in a Tweet -- there's a new, free mobile game coming from Adult Swim. But this isn't just any game. It's a <i>Rick and Morty</i> adventure game that appears to be styled after <i>Pokémon</i>. Yes, this could be fairly incredible for fans of outlandish, time-bending, raunchy, animated …

New Suicide Squad trailer will air alongside Justice League special

Plus, new Batman v Superman and Wonder Woman, too!<p>Considering there hasn't been any new footage of <i>Suicide Squad</i> since the trailer for the film aired at San Diego Comic-Con this past summer, it seems right about time that fans were treated to something new.<p>According to DC Comics, The CW is set to …

How to set up a Google Play Music family plan

Google has enabled the family plan option for Google Play Music to just about everyone — so long as you're not on a Google Apps for Work account — …

SIXPAD – The Revolutionary Training Gear

Price: $193Get the six pack you’ve always wanted with SIXPAD, the revolutionary training gear. SIXPAD adheres to your skin above the abdominal …

This DIY Solar-Powered Steam Generator Can Reach 250 Celsius

<b>Editorial note:</b> This is one of the many cool projects to come out of the POC21 conference where 100 eco-hackers gathered in a French castle to brainstorm ways to improve the world.<p>Around 25% of the total energy used in industrialized countries is consumed as heat, much of it generated by burning …

Miitomo is Nintendo's first smartphone game

Nintendo announced its plans to develop smartphone games in March, but has otherwise been relatively silent on the matter -- until now. The company …

Shigeru Miyamoto

‘South Park’ Decided To Bring Attention To Yaoi, And The Internet Reacted Accordingly

On Monday, the folks at <i>South Park</i> asked fans to submit “romantic” artwork of Tweek and Craig, as this week’s episode would revolve around Asian Students drawing “yaoi” of the boys. Not familiar with yaoi? Let Wendy describe it to you while honoring <i>South Park’s</i> Asian American students in front of …

South Park

Kangaroo Windows 10 Portable Desktop Mini PC Launches For $99 (video)

A new portable Windows 10 desktop mini PC has been launched this week called the Kangaroo and is now available to purchase price of $99. Offering a …

Gear & Gadgets

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

The Multi-Tool That Fits in Your Wallet

We carry a knife everyday. It wouldn’t be part of the standard EDC if it wasn’t useful, functional and usable on a daily basis… but that doesn’t mean …

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<i>The pumpkin patch held many secrets this year--secrets such as LOLWUT!?</i><p><b>Halloween is almost here!</b><p>We're saving our celebration until Monday, but we …

The Pokemon arcade fighting game is coming to the Wii U

<i>Pokkén Tournament</i> — a Pokemon-themed fighting game that was previously only available in Japanese arcades — is coming to the Wii U, the Pokemon Company announced today. Though based on the popular Nintendo franchise, the game is being made by Bando Namco, with key producers from the <i>Tekken</i> and</i> …

Pokémon

Inhabitat's Week in Green: pod homes and electric highways

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>When we first saw the tiny off-grid Ecocapsule pod home, we thought it looked too good to be true -- but last week Nice Architects announced plans to produce …

Watch The First Official, High Quality Trailer For ‘Suicide Squad’ Now

Those kids at Comic-Con think they’re so cool with their sneak previews and advanced screenings, all while we sit here drooling over video footage that was shot on cell phones from 100 feet away. But now we can all bask in the glory that is the official trailer for the upcoming Warner Bros. bad guy …

Comic Books

Female Superhero Art Series by Karl Liversidge

Explaining net neutrality to my dad

It’s late Saturday night after an awesome day in Las Vegas with my dad. We are doing our annual father-son weekend, where we head out on Friday somewhere he wants to go and return Sunday afternoon. Don’t ask me why we ended up in Vegas – it’s a mystery to both of us, but we are having fun.<p>Today we …

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Computer Hardware

Clear out an HDMI port for Intel’s $149 Compute Stick

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit:<p>Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel is trying to cram its chips into every possible product, ranging from …

This modern 'Empire Strikes Back' trailer is just fantastic

Earlier this week, Star Wars fans running a Mark Hamill Facebook page shared this modern cut of a <i>Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back</i> trailer (below). Created by Cameron Arrigioni in the style of modern trailers, it sets the scene for the sci-fi classic, by focusing on the dark designs of Darth Vader …

Create your own hilariously bad video game T-shirt

Now this is fun. Take an online T-shirt insta-design site and try to create your own game-related wearables using crappy stock art and fonts. I made the one you see above, but others, featured on NeoGAF, have done a better job, like the ones below ...

Creative Colleagues: R.A. Salvatore

R.A. Salvatore<p><i>Every now and then, I’ll pester one of my creative colleagues with five questions about his or her work. Most of these folks are</i> …

J K Rowling

15 Amazingly Creepy Horror Movie Musical Scores