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Carmen Sandiego Is Getting Back to Its Gaming Roots With Netflix's Next Choose Your Own Adventure-Style Special

Carmen Sandiego Is Getting Back to Its Gaming Roots With Netflix's Next Choose Your Own Adventure-Style Special

Yes, we all loved the Carmen Sandiego show as kids, but the master thief’s true edutainment legacy lied in the computer video game series that kicked it all off in the first place. Now Netflix’s
Carmen Sandiego Is Getting Back to Its Gaming Roots With Netflix's Next Choose Your Own Adventure-Style Special

Carmen Sandiego Is Getting Back to Its Gaming Roots With Netflix's Next Choose Your Own Adventure-Style Special

Yes, we all loved the Carmen Sandiego show as kids, but the master thief’s true edutainment legacy lied in the computer video game series that kicked it all off in the first place. Now Netflix’s
Choose Your Own Adventure's Lawsuit Against Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Is Moving Forward

Choose Your Own Adventure's Lawsuit Against Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Is Moving Forward

The companies behind Choose Your Own Adventure and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch may yet face off in a legal battle. A year after Chooseco LLC, the company that owns the famous book brand, sued Netflix,
Choose Your Own Adventure's Owners Are Going After Some Indie Games

Choose Your Own Adventure's Owners Are Going After Some Indie Games

Chooseco, the company that owns the rights to the trademarked title Choose Your Own Adventure, has begun issuing takedown notices to indie games hosted on itch.io that have been using the term. Read
Why did Tinder make a show about the apocalypse? We drank margaritas and found out.

Why did Tinder make a show about the apocalypse? We drank margaritas and found out.

Tinder's new "Swipe Night" is a ... product? Experience? TV show? Last night during the series' premiere, the company tried to explain to reporters why it got into the content game. Honestly, it kind
Emmys 2019: Black Mirror's Bandersnatch chooses the path of Best Television Movie

Emmys 2019: Black Mirror's Bandersnatch chooses the path of Best Television Movie

1p>Netflix's Choose Your Own Adventure experiment with Black Mirror: Bandersnatch paid off big time when the movie took home the award for Best Television Movie at the 2019 Emmys Sunday night. The
Tinder’s interactive series ‘Swipe Night’ could bring a needed boost to user engagement

Tinder’s interactive series ‘Swipe Night’ could bring a needed boost to user engagement

On Sundays in October, Tinder is launching in its dating app an “interactive adventure” called “Swipe Night” that will present a narrative where users make a series of choices in order to proceed.
WIRE Buzz: American Gods prays up Marilyn Manson for S3; Tinder chooses its own adventure; more

WIRE Buzz: American Gods prays up Marilyn Manson for S3; Tinder chooses its own adventure; more

1p>It's time to get on your knees and pray because Marilyn Manson has been cast in the third season of American Gods, Deadline confirms. Per the report, Manson is playing Johan Wengren, the
Alexandre Aja to helm choose-your-own-adventure horror flick from Hill House writers

Alexandre Aja to helm choose-your-own-adventure horror flick from Hill House writers

1p>Amidst all the big-budget mega-blockbusters this summer, Alexandre Aja managed to carve out a respectable performance from his horror flick Crawl, your timeless tale of human vs. alligator vs.

Apple tries out the ‘choose-your-own adventure’ Twitter thread format that recently went viral

It looks like choose-your-own-adventure Twitter games won’t be a one-hit wonder, now that Apple’s social team has adopted the format. A new tweet from the @AppleTV Twitter account today helps users

How a Beyoncé-Themed Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Game Took Over Twitter

Twitter spent all weekend pretending to be Beyoncé's personal assistant, and Observer spoke to the person behind the game.
Twitter 'choose your own adventure' makes you Beyoncé's assistant. Don't get fired!

Twitter 'choose your own adventure' makes you Beyoncé's assistant. Don't get fired!

Every so often, life serves up a reminder of why we don't just quit social media entirely. Today's reminder comes in the form of a Twitter game. Twitter user Green Chyna put together an incredibly
Choose your own “Game of Thrones” finale with this bot

Choose your own “Game of Thrones” finale with this bot

Choose your own ending to the HBO series finale.
New ‘Black Mirror’ trailer features Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie… and more dystopia

New ‘Black Mirror’ trailer features Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie… and more dystopia

“Black Mirror” is coming back for its fifth season to once again show us why technology’s progress means we can no longer have nice things. The new season will tell three stories written by Charlie
Daddy Kratos Gets a Card Game, Mensa Reveals This Year's Winners, and More Tabletop Gaming News

Daddy Kratos Gets a Card Game, Mensa Reveals This Year's Winners, and More Tabletop Gaming News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's regular column all about the latest in tabletop and board gaming news—focusing on everything that’s happening in science fiction and fantasy gaming. Right now,
YouTube to develop interactive content like Netflix’s Bandersnatch

YouTube to develop interactive content like Netflix’s Bandersnatch

It's another type of programming to bring viewers—and advertisers—to YouTube.
YouTube is making its own Bandersnatch-style interactive shows

YouTube is making its own Bandersnatch-style interactive shows

YouTube has created a new division devoted to producing live events and interactive, choose-your-own-adventure-style content similar to Netflix's Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. The post YouTube is making
YouTube Has Plans for Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Shows—But Don't Expect Bandersnatch

YouTube Has Plans for Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Shows—But Don't Expect Bandersnatch

Well, folks, it appears the inevitable choose-your-own-adventure-style YouTube programming may soon be coming to a channel near you. Read more...

YouTube is working on interactive original shows, too

Netflix isn't the only big-name streaming platform working on interactive shows. YouTube is also developing programming that uses the format. Ben Relles, who was YouTube's head of unscripted
You Can Choose How Bear Grylls Almost Dies in Netflix’s New Interactive Show

You Can Choose How Bear Grylls Almost Dies in Netflix’s New Interactive Show

Should he risk falling off a mountain or nearly drown in a river? Your call!