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By Leon Hurley on at

Scientists Play Pac-Man with Microbes

You fools, you'll kill us all! Wait, Pac-Man? Oh, carry on then. A team at Stanford Bioengineering's Riedel-Kruse Lab have mixed digital overlays and electrically controlled microorganisms to make playable games.

The Kotaku UK Saturday Stream

By Leon Hurley on at

Afternoon everyone. Time for a little streaming. This week I'm starting with Murdered Soul Suspect which Yannick wasn't exactly a fan off, so lets see how it goes. We can always swap to Watch Dogs or something else later.

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Got a £6000 PC? You might get 50 FPS out of Watch Dogs

By Leon Hurley on at

PC Gamer has a monster rig costing £6000. In it there's an Intel Core i7-4960X, 64GB RAM and four GTX Titans in quad-SLI. Running Watch Dogs at max settings and 1920x1080 it reached, "framerates fluctuating from the high 30s to the low 50s". What hope is there for mortal man?

Modio Lets You Build and Print Your Own Toys

By Leon Hurley on at

It says this is for children but I say BACK OFF KID: it's my go first. Modio is an amazing app that lets you design toys on your iPad and then make the parts via a 3D printer. This video's the coolest thing I've seen so far today.