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Five free games on Chrome web store for a quick dose of diversion

Five free games on Chrome web store for a quick dose of diversion


Ever since its launch, Google’s lightweight and quick browser, Chrome has continued to grow. Ever since the launch of the Chrome web store in December last year, there’s has been a lot more you can do with the browser. There are a lot of utilities and apps in the store, but bah, who cares. We always start our tour with checking out available games. So you’ve been slogging at work the whole day and could really really use some diversion to rest up. Here’s our selection of games from the Chrome web store that are fun, quick, suited for a small time diversion, and most importantly, free.

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Giant life-sized slingshot controls Angry Birds

Giant life-sized slingshot controls Angry Birds


You could play Angry Birds in real life, and if that doesn’t quite cut ice, you could probably have the fun of using a real slingshot to hurl the birdies. It may sound like a very Wiimote-like accessory, but there is fun in having a giant slingshot as a controller. A project by students at the University of Queensland (Australia) the slingshot communicates with the game, albeit with a slight lag.

Via: Nowhere Else, Engadget

Gears of War 3 Retro Lancer replica

Gears of War 3 Retro Lancer replica


Epic Games and NECA teamed up to produce this wicked Gears of War 3 Retro Lancer; we’ll just skip the word replica from now on. The gun was created using 3D data from the game, and does maintain an authentic look throughout its 3.5 feet length. It will start shipping on September 13, and is available for pre-order on Gamestop.

Via: NerdApproved

Live action Angry Birds game [video]


We’ve all played Angry Birds on mobile devices, iPads, computers, cakes, whatever, but never before has there been a live action Angry Birds game. The game got a re-enactment in Terrassa, Spain, with exploding pigs, breakable structures and a Jazz band.

Via: NerdApproved

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