Commandos Now Play Digital Brain Games as War Prep

U.S. special operations forces carry out some the military's toughest, most high-stakes missions. To pull them off, the commandos need speed, agility and swift perception skills akin to those of top-tier professional athletes. That might explain why the military's latest commando training program will rely on a… » 5/08/12 6:59am 5/08/12 6:59am

Retromodo: Tennis for Two, the World's First Graphical Videogame

In 1958, Dr. William Higinbotham was working at the Brookhaven National Laboratory on a simulation of bouncing balls and missile trajectories that could predict the paths objects could take. Suddenly, it hit him: why not apply this to tennis? He created Tennis for Two, which depending on your definition could be… » 11/08/08 12:00pm 11/08/08 12:00pm

Giant Wall Shadow Boxing Game Looks Insanely, Humiliatingly Fun

You know that anger management technique where you punch a pillow? Imagine if instead of a pillow, you were punching shadows of a giant mattress on the wall... and instead of just punching, you were elbowing, kicking and headbutting as well. Now imagine that those shadows belong to your friends (or coworkers) and you… » 10/28/08 11:30pm 10/28/08 11:30pm