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Sifteo Cubes touchscreen game blocks hit 2nd generation - available in UK too

Sifteo Cubes touchscreen game blocks hit 2nd generation - available in UK too

By 30 August 2012

Sifteo Cubes is an interactive gaming system that comprises 1.7-inch full-colour touchscreen blocks that communicate with each other wirelessly and respond to gesture commands from a player. They come with four games from the box, and can be expanded... >>

Angry Birds On Thin Ice pictures and hands-on

Angry Birds On Thin Ice pictures and hands-on

By 13 April 2012

Angry Birds On Thin Ice is a new board game of the popular mobile game that you've no doubt have installed on your phone. Not being able to resist an afternoon skipping work, we quickly got to play, erhem, we mean work testing it to see whether you should... >>

App-Player board game now available for Android and iPhone

App-Player board game now available for Android and iPhone

By 18 November 2011

It's been a while since Pocket-lint exclusively went hands-on with App-Player from Cheatwell Games - back in January at Toy Fair 2011 to be precise - but it's now on sale. Just in time for that lovely Christmas rush. The concept is great: App-Player is... >>

Gears of War: the Board Game

Gears of War: the Board Game

By 2 September 2011

Gears of War: The Board Game is based on the wildly popular third-person shooter by Epic Games and clearly designed for those that can’t get enough of the Xbox 360 game. “One to four players take on the roles of COG soldiers cooperating to destroy... >>

Hasbro banks on Monopoly for Christmas number one

Hasbro banks on Monopoly for Christmas number one

By 15 July 2011

Toy manufacturer Hasbro has crafted three new versions of Monopoly for 2011, and while they stick to the same basic rules, each has a unique selling point that will appease different kinds of people. First up is a new Electronic Banking version of the... >>

Dino Bite: The Dinosaur munching game that will scare your kids

Dino Bite: The Dinosaur munching game that will scare your kids

By 6 July 2011

There is no real tech involved in what is likely to be the must have game for your kids this Christmas, but it’s so much fun, and it made us jump when we had a go that we felt obliged to share it with you. Dino Bite is a simple game that sees you having... >>

Shark Attack: Hungry Hippos goes bad

Shark Attack: Hungry Hippos goes bad

By 27 January 2011

There’s nothing like a great white shark munching its way toward you to speed up your game play, and that’s the hope of Hasbro with a new board game called Shark Attack. So what do you have to do? Well roll some dice and then get a move on moving... >>

Game of Life revamped for new adventure

Game of Life revamped for new adventure

By 27 January 2011

Game of Life, the classic board game you no doubt played as a child, is to get a make over for 2011 Hasbro has confirmed to Pocket-lint. The new version of the board game will now be called Game of Life: Adventures Edition and focus on multiple career... >>

Rubik's Race: Rubik's Cube goes two player

Rubik's Race: Rubik's Cube goes two player

By 27 January 2011

The makers of the Rubik’s Cube have brought out a two-player version called Rubik’s Race that sees you battle against another player in an attempt to solve a variation of the classic cube puzzler. The game works by one player shaking a box of nine... >>

Tetris Link: The Tetris board game

Tetris Link: The Tetris board game

By 26 January 2011

Tetris, the video game you’ve known and loved for the last 25 years, is being turned into a board game. The game, created by traditional board game company John Adams in the UK, has “reworked” the classic idea for kids who aren't allowed to spend... >>