Video games can sometimes feel like a Sisyphean task. How many times can you play Super Meat Boy before you feel like impaling your controller on some metal spikes? But Let's Play Ancient Greek Punishment takes frustration to a whole new level, playing out the divine torment of Greek mythological figures.
A while back, we told you about Organ Trail, a zombie-filled webgame inspired by that classic work of morbid edutainment, Oregon Trail. Now the Organ Trail producers are expanding the original game and making it available on your computer and phone.
Looking to kill time with an old-school point-and-click adventure? Kieron Gillen, the comics writer behind Phonogram and the upcoming X-series Generation Hope, has penned a free interactive fiction game, The Curfew, which is set in an authoritarian Britain circa 2027.
The RTS web game Zombie Outbreak Simulator plops you down into a Google Maps-provided area of DC swarming with zombies. The outbreak's details are up to you: How many civilians? Are they armed? It's a killer timewaster (GET IT?).