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A huge new game starring Disney's biggest characters is nearly out – here's what you need to know about 'Kingdom Hearts 3'

Other than the central heroes — protagonist Sora and his friends Riku and Kairi — the majority of other characters in “Kingdom Hearts 3” are major Disney characters. Other than the central heroes — protagonist Sora and his friends Riku and Kairi — the majority of other characters in “Kingdom Hearts 3” are major Disney […]

Emerging Tech

Caltech scientists used DNA to play the world’s tiniest game of tic-tac-toe

[embedded content] Wondering which penny-pinching family member will hand out the smallest gifts this holidays? It would be hard to beat the one California Institute of Technology (Caltech) researchers just gave the world — with the tiniest ever version of the game tic-tac-toe. Having previously used nanoscale bioengineering to create a replica of the iconic […]

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A workers' union skewered Amazon's labour practices with a whack-a-mole game about working at a warehouse over Christmas

GMB The GMB Union has made an online game satirizing Amazon working conditions. A British union has highlighted working conditions at Amazon warehouses over Christmas with a satirical whack-a-mole-style game. The game was created by the GMB union, one of the biggest workers’ unions in the UK. The game makes the player furiously click on […]

Gaming

Wildlands may be the slickest, simplest fantasy skirmish game ever made

Enlarge Osprey Games Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Miniature battle games have been around as long as the tabletop hobby itself. From industry giants like Warhammer 40,000 to competitors like Frostgrave, The Walking Dead, or the Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game, […]