Tag Archives: Games

Game sale: Save on indoor and outdoor games at Wayfair

This Wayfair game sale ensures fun for the whole family—shop our top picks. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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The best board games to play with your quarantined housemates

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Trapped indoors? Brain turning to mush? Can’t bear to watch another minute of TV? We’ve got a few suggestions: modern board games well-suited to the most common quarantine scenarios of solo play, two-person gaming, and family time. Save the meetups and conventions for when the world gets back to normal; for now, play with the ones ...

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On coronavirus lockdown, gamers seek solace and community in video games

Coronavirus lockdowns and extended social distancing has more people playing video games to stay connected and pass the time. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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ASCII art + permadeath: The history of roguelike games

Appreciate the game that inspired the genre and its name: Rogue. Roguelike games have grown in popularity over the 40 years the genre has existed, even though they implement ideas that might seem anathema to popular gaming: extreme randomness, ASCII graphics, permadeath, enormous complexity, and more. Yet these days, you can just about sneeze and hit something that has at ...

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Push-button warfare: How artists use games to capture drone strike horror

Enlarge / “Cowardly Drones,” a piece by Jospeh Delappe, is a bit more direct about its message than some of his more interactive work. In 1983, President Reagan gave a speech about the role of computers in military preparation and recruiting that seems more relevant than ever nearly 40 years later. In it, he noted the “incredible hand, eye, and ...

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The 2010s were full of video games we’ll gladly revisit for decades to come

Enlarge / Very nature-oriented color scheme to our 2010s video gaming favorites. (credit: Microsoft / Jonathan Blow / Riot Games / Derek You) As the 2010s come to a close, looking back on the thousands and thousands of video games that were made over the last ten years is a daunting task. It’s so daunting, in fact, we need a ...

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Ars Technica’s best games of 2019

Enlarge / Wait—this image seems to be missing the Kojima baby proton packs, no? (credit: Simogo / Nintendo / Remedy / House House ) Before we get on to the list, don’t miss this year’s Ars Technica Charity Drive sweepstakes. You can win part of nearly $ 5,000 in prizes, including limited-edition gaming collectibles, all while helping out a good ...

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Memphis’ James Wiseman must sit additional 11 games as part of suspension

Memphis freshman James Wiseman has been suspended 12 games by the NCAA and will be eligible to play on Jan. 12 against South Florida. He sat for Saturday’s game, so he’ll only need to miss another 11 before he can return. Memphis announced that it … Google Alert – breaking news

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