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There's One Major Free-To-Play Problem With Where's My Water? 2

During an interview with Where’s My Water? creator Tim FitzRandolph last week, I found myself excited over the new direction he was taking with the first numbered sequel in the wildly popular series. Then he said the words “simple energy mechanic,” and my heart sank.


The Dark And Gritty Criminal Case Could Use A Little More Energy

Criminal Case, a new police procedural from Pretty Simple, threatens to be one of the most engrossing hidden object games on Facebook. Now if only I could play for more than five minutes at a time.


Gamers Spend Over $1b Per Year On Power When Not Even Using Their Consoles

Staying current on gaming isn’t cheap. The consoles themselves cost about $400, and new retail games launch at $90. Even for a player who avoids DLC and only buys year-old or used games, the costs add up.


Convert Information Into Energy, Just Add Demon

Researchers in Tokyo have taken a physics law breaking thought experiment from an 18th century Scottish theoretical physicist and made it a reality, converting energy into information using Maxwell’s Demon.


Power Company Warns Of Dangers Of 'Vampire Energy' With RROD

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The Alabama Power Company created this nifty television ad to talk about how some electronic gadgets still use power when they’re turned off.


Who Killed The Solar Console?

Three years ago someone built a solar-powered video game console. It was a novelty. You couldn’t really say it was ahead of its time, because that assumes such a time will come.