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Got a Green Thumb? Grow Plants and Zombies in the Zombie Farm iPod Game

We've all tried planting seedlings that eventually grew into zombie-killing plants, so why not switch things up and try planting zombies for a change? Build your farm of plants and grow an army of zombies that you can eventually mutate and combine with one another in the Zombie Farm video game for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Naked Password Plug-in: The Harder Your Password, The More Naked She Gets

Looking for a tool that can add a little bit more spice to your website and help your users choose harder-to-guess passwords at the same time? Then you need to get the Naked Password plugin for the forms on your site and let your users meet Sally, who will be more than happy to take her clothes off–not for some booze or money but in exchange for a tough password, of course.

New Video Game Releases: Week 11, 2011

This week is a pretty exciting one for video games with a lot of new titles being lined up and slated for release. Dance the night away (and burn some calories while you're at it) with Dancing on Broadway. If you're purely in it for the exercise then why don't you pick up Fit in Six for the Wii? Experience the adventure from the book Beastly in its official game or take a chance shooting down real beasts in God Eater Burst. Lastly, immerse yourself in some RPG fun with Okamiden or take on a more daring role as a member of a criminal underground gang in Yakuza 4.

The Nvidia 2Win Graphics Card

EVGA is a company that's pretty important in the world of computing- they're responsible for producing both Nvidia graphics cards and Intel motherboards. To challenge AMD Radeon's new dual core card, they gave us the specs on one of their own on Friday- the 2win Geforce GTX 460. The short version of this story: it's shaping up to be a fine piece of hardware.

Bloat These Fish Up in the Blowfish iPod Video Game

Bring bloated and adorable blowfish to life with the press of a finger in the Blowfish video game for your iPhone or iPod Touch. Fill up the screen with these puffy sea creatures while avoiding the sharp spines of the sea urchins that patrol the ocean.

On This Day In Video Game History: March 14

Did you know that the first game intended for the computer, SpaceWar!, was invented by Steve Russell in 1962? Russel designed and developed the game with the use of an MIT PDP-1 mainframe computer. Aside from that, did you also know what happened on March 14, 2000? Hop on our video game time machine and join us as we backtrack eleven years to find out!

Mansions Of Madness Board Game Lures In Intrepid Investigators

From designer Corey Konieczka comes Mansions of Madness, a 5-player game of horror, combat and good old fashioned fun.

Pure Luxury: Bringing Postmoden Art to PCs

Let's face it, if you want to build a gaming computer, how it looks is almost as important as how it runs. I mean, who's going to want a superpowered rig if it burns the eyes just to look at it? The guys and gals over at PurePC and Darwin Machine understand this, and they've put a rather...interesting spin on things.

Water Shooting Remote Controlled Car Goes From Zero To Awesome In Eight Ounces

What's better than a remote controlled car with a turbo boost? One that can shoot water on enemies up to 15 feet away! Enter the Water Shooting Remote Controlled Car and run other cars, run from its majesty!

Relive High School with the Surviving High School iPod Game

High school was when we all went through the best and the worst times of our lives. Relive the old days and bring back all the good (and bad) memories with this role-playing game for your iPod! After all, it's always better the second time around, right?