game

  • The popular mobile app “Flappy Bird” has been downloaded over 50 million times. Photo by Flickr user Desiree Catani
    February 11, 2014   BY Ruth Tam 

    Not many people choose to walk away from a fortune. But that’s exactly what Dong Nguyen, 29, did as the creator of the notoriously difficult but immensely popular smartphone game “Flappy Bird.” “Flappy Bird,” which appears as a throwback to … Continue reading

  • September 29, 2011  

    The final night of Major League Baseball’s regular season — known as “Wild Card Wednesday” — ended with four teams vying for two spots in the postseason. Jeffrey Brown reports on the dramatic final innings and the dramatic defeats for the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves. Continue reading

  • May 23, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    We received a fascinating email in response to last week’s installment of Tuesday’s Tool$, an online ‘game’ called “Spent.” Yan wrote: That wasn’t a game, that was more like a questionnaire. (Note: I live in Asia) I still have little … Continue reading

  • May 17, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Here’s an online “game” found for us by one of our most trusted advisors, Boston University Finance Professor Zvi Bodie. It gives a sense of what it means to be poor in America these days. Eye-opening, if dispiriting: