Posts tagged "games"

An Interview With A Real Person Willing To Lose A Tendon For Candy Crush

In depressingly hilarious “the machines are going to kill us all” news, a San Diego man of just 29 years recently tore a tendon in his thumb after almost two…

Beejoli Shah | April 16, 2015 - 9:00 am

Monument Valley Will Blow Your Mind Through Your Phone

I’ve played a lot of video and computer games in my life, but most of them, I’ve just sampled – you know, I’ll play it for a half-hour, decide it’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 12, 2015 - 9:10 am

The Green Bay Packers Can’t Stop Playing Settlers Of Catan, Like A Buncha Nerds

The Green Bay Packers are one of the best teams in the NFL. Their quarterback has one of the best arms in the NFL, their defensive line is beast, they’re…

Beejoli Shah | January 16, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Watch This Woman Make The Most Impressive Move In Jenga History

Caution: Do not try this at home, ladies and gentlemen. (But if you do, please record it and send it to us, because that shit’s bound to be hilarious.)

Katie Oldenburg | December 19, 2014 - 2:30 pm

15 Awesome Board Games You Should Gift For The Holidays

With the holidays approaching, families and friends all around the world will be congregating in houses, apartments and cabins to eat, drink, and be merry. Inevitably, they’ll make their way…

Ask Men | December 16, 2014 - 3:15 pm

Dungeons & Dragons Can Be A Game For Girls, Too

“It’s a good thing that boys are challenged the way they’re taught their exclusive activity is open only to them.” These are the words of a 25-year-old man named Sam.

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Pop Virtual Pimples With This Super Zitty Game App

Now that I’ve reached the A-list in “Kim Kardashian’s Hollywood” — though I am still working my balls off and have a few more levels to go — I’m looking…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 31, 2014 - 3:30 pm

10 Bitter Life Truths Apparent In “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood”

I’m a late adopter so I didn’t download the Kim Kardashian game app, “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” until this weekend, a move I quickly began to sort of regret, as it…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 29, 2014 - 9:00 am

Want: This Light-Up T-Shirt Plays Tetris

With the help of 4 batteries and 128 LEDs, you can actually play Tetris on this T-shirt! The buttons on the side of the light-up display work as controls. The creator, Marc…

Claire Hannum | July 3, 2014 - 3:30 pm

7 Games NOT To Play At A Bridal Shower (Unless You’re Cynical)

Wedding season has arrived, which means it’s time to put on something frilly, brush up on your bullshitting skills and sit through the dreaded prequel to your pal’s nuptials: the…

The Frisky | April 1, 2014 - 11:00 am

Life Dream Status: Scrabble Is Crowdsourcing A New Word

Good news,word nerds. For the first time in nearly a decade, Scrabble has decided to add a new word to their official player’s dictionary. Even better news: they are letting…

Ami Angelowicz | March 14, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Let’s Get Ready To Play Dysfunctional Family Bingo!

Happy Thanksgiving/Hanukkah, everyone! If you’re like the vast majority of people, then your family is at least a little bit dysfunctional. Why not turn this year’s awkward moments, blowout…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 27, 2013 - 3:00 pm

9 Thanksgiving Games (And The Hazards That Come With Them)

Ahh, Thanksgiving.

Every year families and friends gather together to give thanks and stuff their faces with as much turkey and cornbread as possible without imploding. But after…

The Frisky | November 26, 2013 - 1:00 pm

6 Great Board Games (For Ruining Friendships)

I played a lot of board games growing up, because I was an aggressively unathletic kid who appreciated any socially acceptable excuse to play with toys, and games are essentially…

Cracked | October 2, 2013 - 3:15 pm

“Candy Crush: The Movie” Could Be My The Story Of My Life Right Now

Addicted to the Facebook/smartphone game Candy Crush? Then you’ll relate to this faux trailer for “Candy Crush: The Movie.” Once you play the game long enough, you do start to lose yourself!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 3, 2013 - 11:00 am

7 Incredibly Deep Life Lessons From Candy Crush Saga

My name is Amelia and I am a Candy Crush Saga addict. After months of getting invitations to play on Facebook, I finally succumbed to curiosity. Dear God, WHY. I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 8, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Inconceivable! There’s Going To Be A “Princess Bride” Board Game

This is just concept art right now, the final design is TBD but Game Salute is currently developing a Princess Bride board game. They write, “In order to do justice to the entire story,…

The Mary Sue | February 24, 2013 - 11:30 am

Hasbro Replaces That Boring Old Monopoly Iron With A Kitty Cat

I wasn’t really into Monopoly as a kid. There were just too many friggin’ rules (like, why can’t you just grab the money when it’s right there?), and if I…

Rachel Krause | February 6, 2013 - 1:40 pm

13 Dating Rules We Learned From Playing Tetris

Real talk: Both Ami and I are obsessive Tetris players. We both play Tetris on our iPhones on our travels to and from work. It’s my subway escape. I have…

Ami Angelowicz & Julie Gerstein | April 18, 2012 - 10:00 am

Quiz: Match The Frisky Staffer With The Screwed Up Childhood Game

One thing, we’ve discovered, that all of The Frisky ladies have in common is the fact that we played really bizarre games when we were children. I feel very strongly…

Ami Angelowicz | February 29, 2012 - 1:00 pm