When Epic Games initially released Fortnite for Android earlier this year it made it exclusively available on Samsung devices. If you’re rocking a Galaxy S9 or Note 9, then that was great news. If you had any other Android phone on the planet, it was kind of a bummer.
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We're in the last week of school holidays, it's pouring rain, and it's highly likely cabin fever has set in. Before you get roped into playing yet another round of Monopoly, think outside of the family-game box.
We may get some angry emails for this, but some of the classic drinking games you played in university — sans booze — can make for terrific children’s games. Think about it. The beauty of them is their sheer simplicity and ability to captivate a crowd with rapidly dwindling attention spans. That includes both kindergarteners and that guy who had a few too many beers.
Board games teach kids about rules, sportsmanship and strategy. Children love games, and more than likely, you, their parents, will be playing a lot of these games with them. Why not try the ones that are fun for adults as well? Here are some games that take the boring out of child’s play, for every age.
Escape rooms are a game where a group of friends or co-workers get locked into a space to play some puzzles, so they can all win the reward of leaving the room slightly early. Maybe you love escape rooms and you want to get faster at them; maybe you hate them and you want to get them over with. Either way, you’ll learn something from this video on how to approach any escape room.
If you're looking to fill your gaming coffers on the cheap, GOG is celebrating their tenth birthday by handing out lots fo heavily discounted games. Whether you're into shooters, puzzles, RPGs or anything else, you'll be able to find something you like for less than coffee and a muffin. Here are a few of the bargains.
Rumours of Google’s entry into the game-streaming space have circulated for ages, but today those rumours were finally confirmed when the company announced it will be teaming up with game publishers for its newly announced Project Stream service. Project Stream will allow users to play fully-fledged console and PC games through their Chrome browser without the need for a gaming PC or console hardware, all thanks to the cloud.
Merriam-Webster just updated the official Scrabble dictionary for the first time in four years (buy it here), adding some new words like bizjet (opening with the plural bizjets gets you 120 points) — plus some old words that are finally deemed playable, including OK, ew, zen, and qapik. These new words will change gameplay, and for a little while, they might give you a new dickish way to win a Scrabble game.
Gather round the TV and use your phones as controllers in the Jackbox party games, a collection of fast-paced, quick-witted games that let you laugh with (or at) your friends. Kind of like Cards Against Humanity except the fun lasts for more than five minutes.
You can pick up a giant pile of these games for your next get-together with the latest Humble Bundle for a pittance.
Now that the second season of Westworld is over, freezing motor functions on a delightful, but somewhat-confusing series for the next year or two, you might feel a bit lost about what you should do next. Find another show to binge? Re-read even more fan theories? Start writing out a delightful old-timey piano cover of your favourite 1990s alt-rock song?