Today, September 6th, Trash Tycoon officially launches! It's been a long, hard, fun road getting to this point, and we owe a special thanks to all the beta testers who have been playing and submitting bugs and comments on the forums.
While Facebook games are generally more known for wasting your time than helping to save the world, My Conservation Park aims to help the well-intentioned "play it forward" by funding real-world conservation efforts based on
To keep animals entertained at zoos and wildlife parks (something very important for their mental health), zookeepers often come up with rather ingenious toys that entertain both the animals and people. That's what's
Unlike Monopoly, where the goal is to buy more and more houses, hotels and entire streets, in Ethica, the best family and best bank wins. The best are those groups who obtain the most points in 3 sectors: the financial, social and environmental one.
We had high hopes that a ridiculously popular game like FarmVille might get players to build real life gardens, or care more about where their food really comes from. However, it looks like most Facebook players are
What happens when the government's attempts at controlling weather go horribly awry and cause havoc in global weather systems? Why...weather warfare, of course! It's the premise of a new game in which armies use weather
The mix of annihilation of the human race with solving problems against a whirring clock are key ingredients for a compelling video game. Rather than playing at war or bashing automobiles into brick walls, Fate of the World
Greenopolis is a company that started up a way for people to earn rewards as they recycle. By taking cans and bottles to a recycling kiosk and scanning them as they deposit them, the recyclers can earn points redeemable for
If you were watching Jeopardy last night, you might have had a particularly fun surprise when a contestant asked for Blogs & Bloggers for $400. Gawker was all excited about their inclusion in the show as the $1,600 question, and
We've had an influx of iPhone apps based on the Gulf oil spill, and many of them also donate proceeds to helping clean-up efforts. So what makes Puff Puff: Gulf Spill any different? It's still an app about the life post oil
What a way to meet someone new, get a bit of exercise, or just a laugh. It's ping pong, that easy going (or not) sport that anyone can play. Now, and for the next month, one hundred ping pong tables will pop up across London: in
Want to play a very whimsical game on your iPhone and know that a real tree was planted not only when you bought it but also every time you get a high score? A new game in the iTunes store promises to plant a tree for each
Water Wars uses a gaming platform to conduct a study on how people respond to water shortages. Intel Labs developers have ventured into combining 3D gaming with scientific research. In Water Wars, they've modeled an area of the
If watching the World Cup isn't satisfying your love of sport, folks in Estonia have developed a game that may give you a new itch to scratch. Recently, thirty-seven brave participants gathered on a field in the city of Tartu to compete in a
So the iSealClub iPhone App didn't get very far, thank goodness. A St. John's Newfoundland software engineer wanted to bring the "excitement" of a seal hunt to anyone with an iPhone, but Apple rejected it. However, if you