Articles tagged games

The Mundane and the Magical in ‘The Vanishing of Ethan Carter’

Who knew that golden, verdant fields of wildflowers and ancient gods of unspeakable evil were so complementary?

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14 Oct 2014 // 8:14 AM

Star Wars Battle Pod Shows That Arcades Aren’t Dead, They’re Just Different

Star Wars Battle Pod is a single-player flight combat game that uses an array of high-tech gadgets packed into a gaming pod to drop players into the action of some of Star Wars’ key space fight moments.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Exploring the Rituals and Riddles of ‘Year Walk’

While Device 6 is a game about exploring textuality. Simogo's other game of exploration, Year Walk, explores the ritual and folklore of an equally unusual but seemingly more mundane landscape.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: A Game of Words, Exploring ‘Device 6’

This week we get lost in the text of Device 6.

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Tick, Tick, Tick: The Temporal Cost of Free-to-Play Gaming

Free-to-play game developers are playing a game of their own. The object of that game is to gain ownership of your time.

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16 Jun 2011 // 5:32 AM

Great Games and Podcasts for Summer

Yes, summer is about being in the great outdoors, but that doesn't mean you have to stop gaming. PopMatters writers recommend several of our favorite summer gaming diversions.

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Ford & Lopatin - “World of Regret” (video)

I’ve been hearing a bit of a backlash over Ford & Lopatin’s yet-unreleased Channel Pressure. While I don’t have a copy yet

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A video director known only as Weirdcore assembled this new video for the much-talked about GAMES, a duo comprised of Daniel Lopatin of Oneohtrix Point

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Oneohtrix Point Never: Returnal

The title of Daniel Lopatin's latest release seems to be a portmanteau of “return” and “eternal”, suggesting a perpetual recycling and endless recurrence.

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22 May 2007 // 2:54 AM

More real people are leading virtual lives

MIAMI—On Earth, Jared Freedman is not a member of a Masonic Lodge. But in the metaverse, the rapidly expanding universe of virtual worlds springing

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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