Genius And His Lego Robot Take Cheating To A New Level

Uli Kilian once set a world record by solving 100 Rubik's Cubes while running a marathon at the same time. So he's smart. And fit. But the smartest thing he's done might have been building a robot to tap his iPad screen in the middle of the night so that he wakes up to a ton of money in a mediocre free-to-play game.… » 4/15/14 11:30am Tuesday 11:30am

​Best Game About Being a Spider Gets a Sequel with a Real-World Twist

Five years ago, Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor became an instant classic in the iPhone games library. The moody, wordless experience turned players into multi-legged predators wending their way into creepy environments and a foreboding meta-story. That game's sequel won't just be debuting on iOS; it'll be on… » 4/13/14 5:00pm Sunday 5:00pm

Maybe you've heard of 2048? The folks at Grantland have, including the popular smartphone game in a new list of media recommendations while almost entirely glossing over the fact that 2048 is a derivation of a clone of the well-liked game Threes. Well, Threes does get to be an oblique punchline at the end of the piece, … » 4/02/14 2:45pm 4/02/14 2:45pm

Meet Amazon Fire TV, A Video-Streaming Android Gaming Mini-Console

During a special event in New York City today, Amazon's long-rumored Android game console came to light as Amazon Fire TV, a streaming set-top box that's essentially a Kindle Fire for your television. » 4/02/14 11:19am 4/02/14 11:19am