Wednesday, May 29 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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
I found this flash game thanks to Play This Thing!.
Tuesday, March 11 2008
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.