T+L made something really, really cool

May 27, 2009 at 6:36 pm (agencies, animals, Design, T+L, Teehan Lax, trends) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

TLhippos
It’s got all the makings of something great. A new age version of a classic and personal favourite 90’s game, Hungry Hungry Hippos. Played on MS Surface.

It’s really pretty genious if you think about it. What was the sole annoying feature about playing Hungry Hungry Hippos? The constant, out of control and insanely loud clacking of those levers you had to push to get your hippo to dive for the marbles, right.

Well in Teehan+Lax’s version, you control your hippo by rubbing its back. It’s just like a petting zoo, only cleaner and with no risk of picking of the swine flu. I know hippos aren’t pigs, but there would be pigs nearby.
hippos2
Look a sweet preview, no little blue mask required.

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