Maybe We'd Be Better Off Playing Ikea's Fake Video Games

While browsing his local Ikea for functional furniture at reasonable prices, Redditor voodoocode snapped a shot of some of the company's upcoming lineup of fake placeholder video games. I would pay $100 for Grand-ma's Auto. » 2/28/15 8:59pm 2/28/15 8:59pm

Most Pics In IKEA Catalogues Aren't Photos, They're 3D Renders


Swedish furniture behemoth IKEA has very nice, very large catalogues that I had thought contained hundreds of very staged, very nice photos. Turns out that assumption was only half right. » 8/27/14 8:01pm 8/27/14 8:01pm

Japan's Ikea Monorail Is Filled with Ikea Crap

You know who digs Ikea? Japan, that's who. Ikea stores are popular destinations for shoppers. And what better way to go to Ikea than in Tokyo's Ikea monorail? No, make that, the Ikea "Party Train." » 4/08/14 8:00am 4/08/14 8:00am

Have You Ever Seen Ryse: Son of Rome's Co-Op Gladiator Movie?

We've seen plenty of combat in Xbox One's Ryse: Son of Rome, but where's the love? Why, it's in the game's cooperative multiplayer mode, which combines the thrill of gladiatorial combat with the convenience of modular furniture. It's like fighting to the death with friends in Ikea. » 8/20/13 9:40am 8/20/13 9:40am

I Didn't Know I Wanted a Trampoline Game on My iPad Until I Saw This

"Finally a beautiful, fun, frustratingly rewarding trampoline game for the iOS!" began the email from developer Joel Blanco Berg, at which point I stopped and thought about how the use of finally suggests someone was desperately waiting for a trampoline game to come out. Then I watched the trailer for Bouncy!, and… » 1/09/13 8:55am 1/09/13 8:55am

IKEA, and the Logic of Video Game Design

A visit to IKEA usually means house moving, renovating, and too much fun spent with LEGO for grown-ups. But is there an element of videogame design hidden away within the Swedish minimalism? » 2/02/12 10:00pm 2/02/12 10:00pm

Awesome IKEA Gameplay Footage

This hits close to home, because home is a shithole (that's what $1500 rents you in Silicon Valley) and I'll soon be paying IKEA plenty to make it look less so, because it's right around the corner in the East P.A. and I can't afford Ethan Allen. And if you want to trick out your Sims pad with BJARNUM or HENSVIK or… » 6/29/08 11:00am 6/29/08 11:00am