Michael Snow

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Playing Mini Metro, the Supremely Addicting Subway Game

Players have one aim: to design a subway system that works.<p><b>The town looks eerily similar to my own</b>: sparsely populated, with a river running through it. But unlike Iowa City, Iowa, this place has a subway and an endlessly growing population. And unlike a regular transit system, beset by service …

25 fantastic free Android games

Fun doesn’t have to require funding. Got an Android phone or tablet? Then these are the greatest games… gratis!<p>There are hundreds of fantastic games …

Report: Microsoft's Answer To Siri To Be Voiced By Halo Actress

We’ve already heard fairly credible rumors that Microsoft is planning on naming its answer to Siri “Cortana,” after the little AI assistant from the Halo series. The company may be doubling down on that idea. According t0 Redmond insider MSFTNerd, the company has tapped Jennifer Taylor the actress …

10 Tips for Teaching Younger Gamers More Complex Games

Reading Time: 9 minutes<p>Yesterday, Jonathan offered up 10 reasons to play board games with your kids… and today I’d like to offer up 10 tips for …

Super Mario fully implemented in HTML5

Full Screen Mario is Josh Goldberg's complete remake of the classic Super Mario Brothers in HTML5. You can play re-creations of the original levels, …

It May Be Time For Nintendo To Make Games, Not Consoles

It’s a little worrisome, writing this post. The opinion I’m about to put forth is one that can get you laughed out of game journalism, and one few people in the industry will even entertain. It’s the idea that Nintendo has lost their way when it comes to the home console game, and they should pivot …

How a mobile developer made tic-tac-toe harder — and more attractive — to casual gamers

Tic-tac-toe is kind of a joke, but I can’t stop playing a new version of it on my smartphone.<p>It’s called Tic Tactics from developer Hidden Variable Studios, and it takes the universally recognized rules of tic-tac-toe and messes it all up with deep strategic thinking and slick design. The …

Xbox 360 Gold members can download Sleeping Dogs and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light for free in January

The Xbox 360’s Games with Gold program is going to deliver some narcoleptic canines in January … or maybe I misunderstood what Sleeping Dogs is all about.<p>Microsoft revealed today that it will give Sleeping Dogs, plus Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, away to its Xbox Live Gold subscribers next …