Space Invaders

One More Quarter Like This and It's Game Over!

I grew up in the arcade era. I remember hoarding quarters like crazy and riding my bike over to the local arcade (next to the pizza place of course) …

Small Business

ThinkGeek’s Arcade Cabinet Recreations Put Classic Games in Your Pocket

Over three decades ago, games like <i>Pac-Man</i> and <i>Space Invaders</i> ushered in a new era for arcades and set the stage for the quarter munching classics that …

Gaming

How VR for animals could unlock the secrets of our own minds

From flight simulators for moths to Space Invaders for fish, virtual reality isn’t just for humans<p>The age of virtual reality (VR) is upon us, with …

Virtual Reality

Raspberry Pi Space Invaders Games Console Project

Electronic and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts may enjoy this new project which has been published by Bjarke Gotfredsen, providing details on how you can …

Raspberry Pi

Rebuke for whale ‘space invaders’

Water sports enthusiasts who got too close and personal with breaching whales off Nahoon Point at the weekend may be in hot water after they were …

News (South Africa)

Invader Debuts His ‘New Mosaics of Ravenna’ Exhibition in Hong Kong

Hong Kong-based art gallery Over The Influence showcases an exclusive exhibition by internationally renowned French artist Invader, featuring his …

Hong Kong

Star Trek's Holodeck Is Here — For Lab Animals, Anyway

<b>News: The Curiosity Podcast is here! Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, SoundCloud and RSS.</b><p>Aboard the Federation starships of Star …

Star Trek

'Arkanoid vs Space Invaders' is on Sale for $1.99

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Video Game Tattoo Sleeve with FINAL FANTASY, MASS EFFECT, and More

If you have a passion for any given video game, you might devote hours or maybe even weeks of your life to it. You can make your bond to a franchise …

Gaming

Sex worker reveals what clients are REALLY willing to pay the most money for… and it may surprise you

A SEX worker has revealed the most requested type of escort from the agency she runs, and the results may be surprising.<p>Best-selling author Samantha …

Zayn Malik

Virtual Reality Platform Created For Lab Animals

New VR platform could help shed light on human genes and brain circuits Photo Illustrations: Straw LabScientists have devised a virtual reality …

Biology

Scientists Created a ‘Star Trek’-Style Holodeck for Animals

Beam me up, Nemo!<p>To test how animals react to new environments, scientists created a holodeck—a virtual reality room where images can be projected on the walls—straight out of <i>Star Trek</i>.<p>According to Andrew Straw, professor at the University of Freiburg and head of Straw Labs, scientists have long …

Augmented Reality

A holodeck for flies, fish and mice

How do people orient themselves when they are in a new area? How do we use street signs or houses, for instance, to estimate the distance we have …

Biology

What is Gamification?

Player-Centred Design: Moving Beyond User-Centred Design for Gamification<p>We’ve all come to think in terms of user-centred design over the years. It’s …

UX Design

Paris Space Invaders street art stolen by 'city workers'

<b>Thieves posing as city workers appear to have stripped Paris's walls of some of its best-loved street art in a matter of days.</b><p>The suspects have taken "more than a dozen pieces" of the mosaic artworks by French urban artist Invader, a Paris City Council spokeswoman said.<p>The city was alerted to the …

Street Art

PARTYNEXTDOOR Shares Hilarious Before and After Photo on Instagram

As an OVO-signed, pop-star dating, turbo-banger writing, chart-topping hip-hop icon, it’s almost impossible to think that PARTYNEXTDOOR was once just …

DJ Khaled

New York's appalling dirty secret

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>LETTER OF THE WEEK: TRASH TALK<p>If New York is the city …

Airlines

Atari reveals first pictures of its new games console

Atari has revealed images of its new Ataribox, the company's first video games console in more than 20 years.<p>The Ataribox will come in black with ribbed lines and wood paneling, a throwback to the original console released in 1977.<p>The Ataribox will feature four USB slots, an HDMI connector and an …

20 Fascinating Facts About Your Favorite Cameron Crowe Movies

Over the past four decades, Cameron Crowe has written and/or directed over a dozen critically acclaimed films and won an Oscar in the process. The …

Comics

10 Hardcore Facts About HBO's Oz

When HBO was looking to expand its programming to include hour-long dramas in the late 1990s, the network was intrigued by writer/producer Tom …

Comics

Chart the Complex Web of Betrayals in HBO's Game of Thrones

It takes more than just a mighty army to seize the Iron Throne: To become King or Queen of Westeros, the most powerful weapon a character has at …

Comics

1982 is a blast, and it's free

Retro arcade shooter offers nostalgia and challenges<p>I'm old enough to remember the year 1982. It was a time of skipping school to hang out in grubby arcades, playing classics like <i>Pac-Man, Galaga</i>, <i>Asteroids</i>, <i>Defender</i> and <i>Centipede</i>.<p>So I got a huge kick out of playing a new game, free on Steam, called …

Pacman

11 Fast-Talking Facts About His Girl Friday

In <i>His Girl Friday</i> (1940), fast-talking New York City newspaper editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) will do anything to keep his star reporter, Hildy …

Comics

7 Celebrities Who Lost Major Endorsement Deals

One of the most alluring things about being a celebrity has to be the lucrative endorsement deals. Appear in a few TV commercials and print ads, say …

Pacman

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Is Returning to Theaters for Its 40th Anniversary

Before there was <i>E.T.</i> or <i>War of the Worlds</i>, Steven Spielberg brought his first alien blockbuster to theaters in <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i>. …

Comics

The Cold War close calls which could have ended the word

THE Cold War may be over, but global tensions are heating up as a result of Kim Jong-un's brinkmanship in North Korea.<p>As tiny tyrant Kim launches …

War

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 197th edition of Android Apps Weekly. Here are your headlines from this week:<p>Google announced some changes to Google Play this week. Starting June 30th, Android 2.1 and lower will no longer have Android Market support. This will have two immediately impacts. For starters, developers …

Android Apps

10 Unlikely TV Shows That Got Turned Into Video Games

Video games based on outside properties have come a long way since the likes of Atari’s <i>E.T</i>., which was so poorly received that it almost destroyed …

Comics

Get to Know Nerdstrong, the Hollywood Gym Keeping Nerds Fit

The natural habitat of grunting meatheads, gyms are not usually associated with intelligence. The closest you might come to geekiness is overhearing …

Dungeons and Dragons