Absurd Performance Art Flash Game Gets Highly Unanticipated Sequel

If colossally boring performance art that leaves you with a vague sense of being trolled is your bag, then have I got the video game for you. Marina Abramovic—star of 2011's The Artist is Present—returns in another low-res homage to her work. Just remember to keep that shift key pressed. » 10/27/13 3:30pm 10/27/13 3:30pm

Heavenly Tetris Delivers A Miracle From Above

On Wednesday, XKCD - look, if you're reading a video game site at (checks watch) 11:47 PM, then XKCD needs no introduction - offered its vision of Tetris in heaven. Today, someone made that a playable reality. » 4/22/11 11:47pm 4/22/11 11:47pm

Mega Man Christmas Carol Beats The Dickens Out Of Holiday Boredom

Why didn't anyone think of this sooner? Mega Man Christmas Carol replaces the robot masters with the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, plus that poor old bastard Marley. » 12/26/10 7:00pm 12/26/10 7:00pm

Saturday Timewaster: Bloktonik

Tipster BulletProof found this Tetrisesque block puzzle with an entrancing soundtrack and passes it along. But more curiously, "Bloktonik" seems to be in development for WiiWare (and for mobile), with a release date TBA. » 11/07/09 4:00pm 11/07/09 4:00pm

Weird Artistic Timewaster of the Day: Regret

Jason Rohrer (creator Passage, Immortality, and others) is back with another game, this one with the theme of regret (bet you never would've guessed from the title). Rohrer and a journalist writing about the design process game up with the theme, after nixing such topics as "stop snitching," "torture policy," and… » 7/13/08 1:30pm 7/13/08 1:30pm

Saturday Timewaster: Bowja the Ninja 2

It's a Saturday, I'm jetlagged, and the internet seems to be blazing with news of nothing but Diablo III; perfect time for a light and cute flash timewaster. This one is called Bowja the Ninja 2, a point and click puzzler that's nicely illustrated and oh-so-cute. Not terribly challenging, but a good thing to spend a… » 6/28/08 2:30pm 6/28/08 2:30pm