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Dinos and Trenches in '1916 - The War You Never Knew'

This week's batch of games take its inspiration from real life, but twists your expectations in weird and wonderful ways. Consider it an alchemical transformation that results in gaming gold. We're no history buffs, but we're fairly certain that World War I did not involve ferocious velociraptors stalking hapless soldiers through the trenches. (But who knows? Maybe we were absent the day it ...

'Achievement Unlocked 2' Revives the Blue Elephant for Time Wasting Fun

If you're looking for a way to blow off work (or recover from that marathon session of 'StarCraft II'), there's now a sequel to everybody's favorite meta-flash game, and, yes, it has even more possible achievements than the original. 'Achievement Unlocked 2' stars everybody's favorite blue elephant as it runs, jumps, dies, stands still, avoids death by spikes, collects coins and performs other mu...

Games on the Go: Tower Defense

Share It's been said that the best offense is a good defense, and the Tower Defense genre certainly bears out that proverb. Tower defense games involve strategically positioning immobile defensive units on a map in order to keep an ever-increasing swarm of enemies from reaching your "home base." Players must consider both careful unit placement and smart resource allocation, as units can general...

Games on the Go: Pixelated Goodness

There's something about the allure of the pixel that we just can't ignore. Maybe it's because we grew up in the 8-bit era, but pixelated graphics have always held a certain nostalgic charm for us. In fact, we think that just about everything is a little bit better when rendered in blocky glory. This week, we present a fresh batch of games that fills anyone's hunger for modern gameplay and old sch...

'Minima' Game Decimates Productivity, 10 Seconds at a Time

In terms of procrastination, the Web (sometimes dangerously) offers unlimited possibilities. When discussing such methods of slack, two of the most entertaining avenues would arguably be (for the porn lovers and Facebook junkies, at least) tripping out with optical illusions and killing time with flash games. While free flash games have helped tech-based slacking evolve from simple pursuits like ...

Top 25 Optical Illusions on the Web

Most of you have looked and/or fretted over optical illusions at some point in your life. A select few have even had a sleepless night over particularly difficult ones. They come in all shapes and sizes and colors. Double meanings, motion-induced blindness, and mind bending perspective distortion just to name a few. Here, we have compiled a list of some of our favorite illusions on the Web. So...