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Wednesday, May 29 2013

‘no one has to die’ Tells the Story of Death in Video Games

The magic of video games is that save points, continues, and respawns offer the promise of inevitable resurrection, an unending experience even after we have lost all three of our lives.


Thursday, August 18 2011

‘Grey Story’: A Boy, a Girl, and Invisibility

Like a short story, flash games have the advantage of being able to really focus on a singular theme or simple emotional expression. By that definition, Grey Story is the video game equivalent of a short story.


Tuesday, August 16 2011

‘Rebuild’, a Game about Zombies and the Economy

The supernatural isn’t so much scary here as the kinds of things currently haunting the American and European consciousness that are truly terrifying: a crumbling economy and infrastructure.


Monday, May 23 2011

Moving Pixels Podcast: 2011 Flash Game Round Up

The Moving Pixels podcast discusses a few of this year's flash game releases, including High Tea, Lesbian Spider-Queens of Mars, and The Man with the Invisible Trousers.


Wednesday, May 18 2011

Defining Our Relationship to the Software: Jonas Kyratzes’s ‘Alphaland’

In order to play, the player needs the game, and in order to exist as a game, the game needs to be played.


Sunday, January 11 2009

This is a Cry for Help

Edmund McMillen's collection shows the slow shift from just making games with an artistic edge, through the indie scene, and to the subsequent art games that are starting to become popular now.


Wednesday, October 1 2008

Flash Game: Storyteller

I found this flash game thanks to Play This Thing!.


Tuesday, March 11 2008

game, game, game, and again game

game, game, game, and again game isn't so much a game trying to be art as it is a work of art borrowing from games.


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