The PC is the mother of all game machines. Every other system’s games are made on our wonderful boxes, even the silly systems with odd peripherals and wonky names. They don’t much sillier than Sifteos: little, square interactive, er, things. Plaques? Tiles. I’ll go with tiles. Anyway, these tiles each have a touchscreen display, and motion and proximity sensors. When you play with them, you simply rearrange their positions, angles, orientations, and depending on what’s installed the game will change accordingly. The best thing about Sifteos, though, is there’s a PC emulator for the developer to test games out. Squaresville, a neat little platform game, lets you fiddle with the magic cubes without owning them.
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