What’s the Inspiration for a Game Where You Can Play as a Piece of Poop? “I Like Objects More Than Human Beings”

‘Wattam’ creator and director Keita Takahashi explains that video games are not necessarily a passion or a part of his everyday life, but he “has many contradictions” in his mind. From developer Funomena and publisher Annapurna Interactive, Wattam is a whimsical adventure featuring a host of worldly inhabitants that frolic, hold each other’s hands, dance and solve […]

Pinterest Lens Unveiled, Lets You Identify Objects to Buy Them

Pinterest on Wednesday infused more machine smarts into its online bulletin boards, pushing harder into e-commerce by enabling people to use smartphones to identify products they might wish to pursue. A test version of “Lens” lets people take pictures with smartphones from inside Pinterest applications, which then uses “visual search” to find similar items or […]