Tag: video game

This is an incredibly speed run of Super Mario 64. The player completes the game with just 16 stars in the first portion of the video (about 20 min long). The rest of the video shows him beating the entire game once again by getting every single star in every level (120 stars). The live-play […]

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This is so great! It looks like Aspyr (the company in charge of SimCity 4) has re-released the classic Sim title to work on modern Macs. Previously, any attempt to play the game normally resulted in nothing but failure, and the only way to get your fix of SimCity was to play the recent release […]

Have you all played Monument Valley yet? It’s a beautiful puzzle game for iOS that involves rotating, moving, and finding hidden spots in a world that looks and acts like an M.C. Escher drawing. Part of the fun in the game is discovering the hidden secrets in each level to advance to the next stage. […]

I don’t play a lot of videogames but I can certainly appreciate the tech behind them to make games as realistic as possible. One example is the Snowdrop game engine seen in Tom Clancy’s The Division. This video here explains how it works.