The Sea Giving You Trouble? No Problem, Just Shrink The Moon

First-person puzzle game Scale, where you solve problems by shrinking or growing stuff, is coming along nicely. By "coming along nicely," we mean "becoming more and more insanely awesome," in this case. Just look at the video above. Look at it. Swimming is no longer an acceptable way to find treasure underwater. » 11/06/13 7:00am 11/06/13 7:00am

This might be the weirdest —or at least the most surreal—gun in video games. The freak-science invention in Scale lets you shrink and grow just about anything the game’s world. The indie title looked awesome every time we’ve seen it and now dev team CubeHeart has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help get the game… » 10/17/13 2:45pm 10/17/13 2:45pm

How One Truly Weird Shooter in Video Games' Future Is Getting Bigger

Last year at E3, I took a look at the trippiest first-person shooter I’d ever seen. This year, the game that lets you change the size of anything in the gameworld looks even better. Shinier. Stranger. And more inviting than ever before. » 9/10/13 4:00pm 9/10/13 4:00pm

This Size-Shifting First-Person Game Shows How Bigger Can Be Better—And…

One of the biggest ideas at this year's E3 comes from a tiny indie game called Scale. It's a twist on a first-person shooter that lets you change the size of anything in the gameworld. In the video above, you'll see entire levels get shrunk down so you can cros them with a single step and butterflies swell up to… » 6/11/12 1:30pm 6/11/12 1:30pm

The Entire Universe, And Other Things That Are Awesome

People aren't very big at all. But at least we're bigger than ants, cells, the X chromosome, and all the empty space between particles. » 4/25/12 8:30pm 4/25/12 8:30pm

You Are Much Smaller Than This Pixel

And now for some much-needed perspective on our place in the universe, courtesy of science and Photoshop. In this image, we see our fiery life-giving orb the Sun, represented as a single pixel. And this is the more flattering picture. » 7/23/10 9:00pm 7/23/10 9:00pm