In conjunction with Free App A Day (FAAD), Atakamalabs has released the popular IndieCade Jury Award winning title rewrite, Today I Die Again by Daniel Benmergui, completely free. Today I Die Again is a thought provoking adventure using words as means to action.
The scene opens underwater with the body of a dead woman floating lifeless in the dark. The rock tied around her waist suggests that her demise was no accident. A poem floats above her: “hopeless world / full of shadows / today I die”
Players must use the floating glowing words or reveal hidden ones to help you transform the ever-present poem in order to progress through the game. All along the way you battle the dark creatures from the depths in effort to break through to the surface. The oddly creative music score sets the mood perfectly as you are immersed deeper into this pixelated world. Today I Die Again is truly a unique game unlike any other, exploring new ways to express emotions through a video game experience.
After watching the video above, we have to wonder if Apple is the ultimate master of using the power of suggestion, or if they need to use the thesaurus that’s in their Dictionary app a bit more. What say you?
See, it’s stuff like this that absolutely blows us away. We’ve seen a lot of people do some interesting things with LEGOs in the past, but we think this recreation of the Zanzibar map from Halo 2 may take the cake. This was done by a college student who seemingly had way too much time on his hands.
After nearly two years of building and thousands of dollars sunk into my project, it’s finished. This is my latest video which details how I made my famous Lego model of Zanzibar from it’s very first stage, to the now near completed form. I wanted to make this video so that everyone will get the facts straight. I originally sent the picture and video files that you’ll see in this video to Bungie Studios where they incorporated them into the Halo 3 Legendary edition bonus disk.
Check the video for the full scoop, and prepare to be amazed.
Oh iPod, is there anything you can’t do? As if anything playing music, videos and games weren’t enough, now you’re saving lives. Soldier Kevin Garrad was on patrol in Iraq when he found himself just a few feet from an insurgent armed with an AK-47. Each man fired shots: the insurgent was killed, while Garrad was hit in the chest pocket where he kept his trusty iPod—which prevented the bullet from penetrating his body armor. Garrad walked away uninjured, and Apple has promised him a new iPod. No wonder why Apple has shipped 100 million of these.
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