Rainmaker Comes to Splatoon

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Rainmaker, the newest kind of Ranked Battle, is coming to Splatoon tonight at 7 p.m. PST. The update is free to everyone who owns the game. Rainmaker will be kind of like football: Players race to collect the Rainmaker, a special gold weapon, and take it to the enemy’s base. If the player gets splatted by an enemy, they drop the Rainmaker and are resurrected back at their own team’s base. If neither team makes it to the enemy’s base, then the team that got the closest wins. Read More

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Zoombinis Review

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Platforms: iPad, Android tablet (coming soon to Mac, PC, and Kindle Fire)
We Played On: iPad

Zoombinis is a family-friendly game that has you guiding a fleet of adorable blue creatures through tricky environmental puzzles. The game is a rerelease of the 90s classic The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis, which was (full disclosure) one of my favorite games of all time. I’m thrilled to report that the rerelease is wonderful. It fully captures the character of the original while providing many of the handy updates we expect from modern games. And if you’re an instructor, check out this educational pamphlet written by two of the game’s developers. Read More