Turf is a nicley designed mobile application built with the help of kickstarter. It changes your neighborhood into a reallife monopoly board using Foursquare. You can earn coins with check-ins which you can spend on new property later. Every other geographer that visits your establishment earns you coins. You do have to invest your coins in your property to keep it, anyone might take over. Download it here for iOs.
Korean artist Jaebum Joo likes 8BIT. A lot. He reduced the world’s most famous paintings to it’s bare essentials. 8BIT. I like the fact that of the gameboy card as a reference to the ongoing conversation of legitimizing games as art. Besides these images he likes to make paintings of them too. I like it.
Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery is a 21st century interpretation of the archetypical old school videogame adventure, designed exclusively for Apple’s touchtronic machinery.
It’s a mix of laid-back exploration, careful investigation & mysterious musical problem-solving occasionally punctuated by hard-hitting combat encounters. S:S&S EP is an unusual genre-bending effort with an emphasis on sound, music & audiovisual style that has been positioned as ‘a brave experiment in Input Output Cinema’.
Apparently one of the ten reasons why you should hire Fiona, a finishing interactive art director at Hyper Island. Unfortunately her website doesn’t appear to be functioning as awesome as it should be, but it’s still a fun little game.
I just came across this. It’s an app that enables you to make music by the selection of animated characters, and upload it to youtube. There are several levels with different beats and characters. I’ve tried it and it works pretty sweet, except for the uploading to youtube. The sound isn’t like it is on your iPhone which is a pity. But i can imagine it would be pretty cool for kids. It’s a free iPhone app so i’d say try it out. More here. Via.