Fellow mutants: A number of the residents of greater Boingdom (Boing Boing, Offworld, Boing Boing Gadgets, and Boing Boing Video) are heading to San Francisco from 23-27 March for the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC), and we're planning to do a comprehensive package of live and produced video reports for your enjoyment.
Boing Boing Video Live! @GDC09 will be a daily broadcast from our secret headquarters near the GDC, and want to invite you to join the Boing Boing luminaries, video game industry legends, veterans, grunts, Super Mario cosplayers, and telesynced viewers in a riot of awesomeness.
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Space Alert is a simple and clever proof-of-concept text adventure game made using Apple’s new Shortcuts app for iOS 12. Demo video above. From creator Marcel Wichmann: Apple recently released iOS 12 and with it Shortcuts, an app that let’s you automate a bunch of stuff on your iOS devices. I didn’t find any useful […]
The fad for fire-and-forget retro consoles continues with Sony’s PlayStation Classic. It’s $100, has 20 games built-in, modern connectors, and the original 1995 design—albeit shrunk to the size of the original’s controller. Five of the games were announced: Final Fantasy 7, Jumping Flash, R4: Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3 and Wild Arms. The mini […]
Wide World of Sports Video Games picks just one classic video game to represent each sport and organizes them into a neat gallery. It’s the work of Tim Szetela, with Jason Eppink and John Sharp. Players compete in more than 8,000 different sports around the world, but many sports video games focus on baseball, basketball, […]
iOS 12 is finally here, which means now is the best time for aspiring developers to throw their hats into the app development game. While app development can be tricky for some, you can take an intuitive, beginner-friendly approach to understanding app creation and Apple’s latest iOS platform with the iOS 12 & Xcode 10 Bootcamp, […]
It might still be September, but the holiday season will be here before you know it, which means now is the time to think about where you want to vacation to—and what to do once you get there. To this end, we’ve scoured the Web and tracked down a number of travel hacking ebooks, gadgets, […]
The human eye is a beautiful, incredible thing, but it’s far from perfect, especially when it comes to examining objects up close. Capable of magnifying objects up to 1,000 times, this portable microscope camera lets you see wonders hidden to your regular vision, and it’s on sale today for $38.99. Don’t let its compact size fool […]