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Hasbro lands deal for real-world Tetris games, brings us our L blocks this August

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With all the Tetris ports we've seen to not-quite-digital mediums, there's been very few truly physical games built around those seven iconic pieces. Hasbro plans to explore that final frontier shortly. It just reached a licensing deal with The Tetris Company to offer "multiple" very tangible games based on...
Hasbro lands deal for real-world Tetris games, brings us our L blocks this August
Video games, role-playing, and Rube Goldberg machines: Is this the future of education?

The 10 Geekiest “Offline” Games

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When I was a kid I really loved board games. But the popular games didn’t cut it for me. I wanted them to be “different”. My favourite ones (I grew up in the 80s) were Pac-Man the board game and Hero Quest (basically AD&D for kids). Now that I’m all grown up I...
The 10 Geekiest “Offline” Games
5 Ways To Smarter Ideas From Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell
Hasbro Signs Licensing Deal To Bring Tetris Games Into The Real World

Leap Motion Controller scores Best Buy as exclusive U.S. retail launch partner

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Leap Motion will launch the retail presence of its Leap Motion Controller exclusively at Best Buy stores in the U.S.. The controller, which will come with the unit and cable for $70, will be featured in the retailer’s stores and online. The controller will launch in the stores at the...
Leap Motion Controller scores Best Buy as exclusive U.S. retail launch partner

Pioneer Square tower plan: Jenga puzzle meets Borg ship

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For a while now we’ve been keeping an eye on developments in Pioneer Square as the Seattle neighborhood tries to make a comeback as a technology hum. More tech companies have been moving in, but one of the neighborhood’s big needs is more residential life, to keep the area populated after...
Pioneer Square tower plan: Jenga puzzle meets Borg ship

Angry Birds Star Wars announced

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Rovio has created a Star Wars version of its popular game along with a branded version of Jenga and plush toysIf you think you've already seen all the Angry Birds brand extensions you're even likely to, you're wrong. There is another.Due to be announced at the Times Square branch of...
Angry Birds Star Wars announced
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Rovio Teases "Angry Birds Star Wars," Toys To Debut Monday

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That Angry Bird shrouded in Jedi garb and wielding a light saber you might have seen on the Tumblr of Finnish startup Rovio? It's a tease to a forthcoming mash-up between the two universes. Fast Company can confirm, via Lucas Film, the production company behind the Star Wars franchise, that...
Rovio Teases "Angry Birds Star Wars," Toys To Debut Monday

Rebuild; iSlash – review

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Rebuild brings a new twist to the zombie genre while the multiplayer option brings an element of Jenga to iSlashZombies are rarely a sign of originality in a game, tending to signify the last gasp of a desperate developer – but Rebuild (app store, Sarah Northway, £1.99) is different. This...
Rebuild; iSlash – review

Attack of the apps: Popular smartphone games go offline, ready for a Christmas tree near you

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On a recent visit to Target in the US, the marketing power of the mobile app ecosystem was in full force. Only, it wasn’t in the electronics section. Mobile game makers have been porting their games back to traditional physical methods, and now they’re taking on some of the classic board...
Attack of the apps: Popular smartphone games go offline, ready for a Christmas tree near you

Blockish 'Jenga building' going up in New York

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Don't take a block from the bottom and put it on top. This 60-story deluxe condo would topple all over New York, but it's set to redefine the skyline. [Read more]...
Blockish 'Jenga building' going up in New York

NaturalMotion raises $11m funding for mobile social games expansion

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British publisher taps Silicon Valley VC firm Benchmark Capital for San Francisco expansionBritish publisher NaturalMotion Games has raised $11m (£7m) in Series B funding from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, as it expands its San Francisco office and looks to scale up to compete with the biggest guns...
NaturalMotion raises $11m funding for mobile social games expansion
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