Fun guy: is that Toad from Mario’s head or is he wearing a hat? | Games

In the Guide’s weekly Solved! column, we look into a crucial pop-culture question you’ve been burning to know the answer to – and settle it, once and for all Over the course of almost three decades playing video games and 15 years writing about them, I have seen a few Continue Reading

Sid Meier’s Memoir review – Civilization creator is all about fun | Books

One billion hours, veteran game designer Sid Meier notes in this light and enjoyable memoir, is an unfathomable length of time. And yet it took just six years for players to spend a billion cumulative hours on the fifth iteration of Meier’s engrossing Civilization series, a nation-building game that has Continue Reading

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout review – raucous, ridiculous fun | Games

Fortnite has a lot to answer for. It wasn’t the first battle royale game, but its gigantic success has ensured that no online shooter game is now complete without a mode in which dozens of players land on an island and blast each other until only one remains. Now, after Continue Reading

Carrion review – flesh-eating fun | Games

Carrion borrows the premise of Irvin Yeaworth’s 1958 science fiction horror film The Blob, in which a young Steve McQueen takes on a corrosive, human-gobbling alien biomass, but casts you in the role of the antagonist. The setup is pleasingly brisk: in the game’s opening scene, you crack open the Continue Reading

Minecraft Dungeons review – hours of fun for locked-down families | Games

When the idea to make a Minecraft spinoff was first batted around at Mojang Studios, a dungeon crawler game must have been one of the first suggestions. From Gauntlet to Diablo, this genre has always featured dank subterranean lairs, treasure chests and warrior skeletons – all beloved Minecraft components. The Continue Reading

NIC’s Cricket as an Assessment Tool makes e-learning ‘fun every day’- Tempemail

Read Article Tempemail Informatics Centre (NIC) is not only supporting the state governments to adopt e-learning initiatives for continuity of academic curriculum for children amid coronavirus outbreak, but also making online classes more engrossing for kids. NIC has developed a tool, Cricket as an Assessment Tool (CAAT), which uses gamification Continue Reading

Fortnite Party Royale is the most fun you can have in the metaverse | Games

My son is dressed as a giant banana and he is throwing hamburgers at me. I am making my getaway on a solid gold quad bike. For once, neither of us has access to automatic weapons. No, our home schooling regime hasn’t taken a dark turn. This is Party Royale, Continue Reading

Elon Musk says college is ‘basically for fun and not for learning’ | Technology

Tesla billionaire Elon Musk thinks people “don’t need college to learn stuff” and says jobs at his companies should not require a degree. “Did Shakespeare go to college?” he asked. “Probably not.” At the Satellite 2020 conference in Washington DC on Monday, an audience member told Musk she noticed that Continue Reading

Ads We Like: Smart pokes fun at bad scooter parking in Germany- Tempemail

E-scooters have become a pedestrian problem since they started showing up in cities all over the world. Scooter share programs have left streets littered with scooters dropped randomly in the middle of sidewalks, on public property and in crowded walkways. It’s a problem that’s been growing in Germany, so auto Continue Reading

Table Manners review – fun and frustrations of the dating game | Games

Ten minutes into my date with Taylor and I’ve spilled the champagne, smashed four glasses and slapped his cheek with uncooked lobster. The table is a blazing inferno (my attempt to light our votive candle was suboptimal). While I fumble with the fire extinguisher, Taylor stares at his phone, arms Continue Reading