‘A Dog Named Dave Stuck On A Rave’ Mixes Stealth, Rhythm, & Animals

You know you stepped into the wrong place when you’re a dog at an all-cat rave. Navigate the cat-populated dancefloor in hopes of stopping Catastrophe Cate and her evil plans. You can show off your dance moves while dodging the over-sized henchmen, or focus on collecting some delicious bones for your stash. Either way, you’ll […]

“Art Frame Design” Mixes Classic Paintings and Contemporary Photography

Some of the most iconic works of visual art are finding themselves in decidedly contemporary surroundings via “Art Frame Design,”a clever new Instagram account that came to our attention on Bored Panda. The gimmick, cooked up by “Michael T.” of the webzine Milkshake, is the use of modern fashion photographs as “frames” for classical paintings […]

On The Fly Mixes Runner & Dating Sim For Fast-Paced Bird Romance

There couldn’t be a more beautiful setting for a romance between feathered friends than a rusty kettle drifting down a creek. In On The Fly, players will guide a crow and sparrow down a winding river, helping them stay fed and grow closer to one another through dialogue choices. With local co-op, perhaps that romance […]

Apple Music adds exclusive DJ mixes from Steve Aoki and more

Spotify and Apple Music partnered up with Dubset, a rights-management and distribution platform for DJs and remixers, a couple of years ago. Sony Music and independent record company Merlin also partnered with the company to make sure samples in remixed songs are monetized, as well. Dubset’s MixBANK system makes sure both artists being sampled and […]

It Lurks Below mixes David Brevik’s Diablo with Terraria’s sandbox

Diablo creator David Brevik is finally ready to show off what he’s been working on for two years at his indie studio Graybeard Games. It Lurks Below is a sandbox game that takes its cue from Re-Logic’s Terraria in both gameplay and style. Two hundred players will have access to its closed beta from Friday to […]

Party like a Russian (peasant): Christmas festival mixes Orthodox and pagan rites

Despite Christianity’s attempts to sanitize it, Russia’s midwinter festival, Svyatki, is the most anarchic, mystical and obscene pagan extravaganza you’ve never been to. Is it too late to join in? Translated as Holy Days, Svyatki begin on Christmas Day – January 7 according to the lagging Julian Calendar used by the Orthodox Church, and end […]

Garmin Speak Plus mixes Amazon Alexa with a dash cam

Don’t think it’s enough to have Amazon Alexa in your car? Garmin thinks it has a better proposition: throw in a dash cam. Its new Speak Plus includes the same voice assistant that offers directions, music playback and other hands-free controls, but it also tucks in a camera that can both record “incidents” (read: collisions) […]

MEL Science mixes up VR chemistry lessons for U.K. schools

Virtual reality educational startup MEL Science has created 28 VR chemistry lessons that fit into the curricula of U.K. schools at various grade levels. Each lesson costs $ 10 on the Google Play store and is compatible with the Google Cardboard and Daydream devices. A one-year license is also available for schools, which costs $ […]