People are just discovering ‘Scream Go Hero’ and their videos are marvelous

People are just discovering ‘Scream Go Hero’ and their videos are marvelous

Screaming is usually associated with frustration or terror, but what if we all just started screaming… for fun? Scream Go Hero, a free voice-activated gaming app that translates audio input to character movement, encourages players to do just that. Basically, you download the app and scream at your phone a bunch to make your character move forward and jump. Though Scream Go Hero has been around for a while, many people are just discovering it for the first time and sharing their hilarious experiences online. SEE ALSO: ‘Harry Potter: Wizards…

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In a challenge to Twitch and YouTube, Facebook adds ‘Gaming’ to its main navigation

In a challenge to Twitch and YouTube, Facebook adds ‘Gaming’ to its main navigation

Facebook’s gaming efforts and challenge to Twitch are taking another big leap today, as the social network begins the initial rollout of a dedicated Facebook Gaming tab in the main navigation of Facebook’s app. The goal with the new addition is to help people more easily find games, streamers and gaming groups they follow, as well as discover new content, based on their interests. After clicking the new Gaming tab, there will be a feed of content that points you to instant games you can play with friends; videos to…

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Epic colony simulator Dwarf Fortress coming to Itch.io and Steam

Epic colony simulator Dwarf Fortress coming to Itch.io and Steam

Dwarf Fortress, the astonishingly elaborate and in-depth simulation of a community of dwarves settling somewhere in the middle of a vast randomly-generated world, is getting a graphical update, a price tag, and a launch date on itch.io and other game stores. The core game will remain free of charge. The new, premium edition of Dwarf Fortress will include actual graphics for the first time. Traditionally, the game has only offered ASCII-style icons. According to an FAQ published alongside today’s announcement, the graphics will be handled by Michał “Mayday” Madej and…

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