The Jackie Chan Licensed Facebook Game You Never Heard Of

Chinese action star Jackie Chan has appeared hawking a number of things in his life. He's even had a very popular children's cartoon show named after himself. This cartoon even spawn a video game—but today, we're here to talk about one of the lesser known Jackie Chan titles, Jackie Chan Martial Arts Legend. » 3/10/14 6:00am 3/10/14 6:00am

Boring Tower Defense Game Spices Things Up With Poop

I don't care for carrots. I don't enjoy eating carrots. Throughout my lifetime, the few times I would knowingly eat carrots is when I'm consuming bahn mi, curry, or pot pies. Luckily, my disdain for carrots is only in the real world because saving carrots is literally the point of this tower defense game — Carrot… » 4/22/13 7:30am 4/22/13 7:30am

The Moon Sneezes Its Way into Your Heart in This Little-Kid Version of the Universe

My two-year-old daughter doesn't think of stars as huge bodies of flaming gas millions of miles away. She thinks of them as little five-pointed symbols that live inside books and on top of Christmas trees. In similar fashion, she knows that there's a moon in the sky but also thinks the glowing circles formed by domed… » 1/09/13 11:30am 1/09/13 11:30am

Classic Apple Game Karateka Makes a Fun but Flawed Return to iPad and iPhone

The original version of Karateka launched on an Apple II two decades ago and helped show that video game design could deliver idiosyncratic, narrative experiences. Back then, both Apple and video games were in their toddler stage, stumbling around trying to figure out what they could do. » 12/21/12 12:30pm 12/21/12 12:30pm

Controlling Your Toilet? Checking Your Poop? There's an App for That.

Japanese toilet tech is world class. For decades now, the country's loos have had more than heated seats and control panels. There's all kinds of fancy toilet tech for high end models. That's probably why when Japanese people visit, say, the U.S., the cold toilet seats and lack of throne features truly baffle them. » 12/15/12 2:00am 12/15/12 2:00am

Bless Me, Father, For I Freakin' Love Nun Attack

Let me break it down for you: 12 years of Catholic school. Powder-blue communion suit. Did the Stations of the Cross ON MY KNEES for multiple years. Childhood best friend was an altar boy. (He's fine. Nothing ever happened. Thanks for asking.) I say all this to establish that I know all about nuns. Nuns have paddled… » 11/02/12 8:30am 11/02/12 8:30am