Articles tagged simulations

Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise

The chief lure of the Viva Piñata series is the ability to witness the E-rated mating rituals of the piñatas themselves.

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1 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

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

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18 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM


Ideally, Spore is more like a bucket of crayons than a copy of Candy Land -- it's a tool for creating, not a game to be won, lost, or even completed.

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26 Aug 2008 // 9:00 PM

Order Up!

Order Up! takes the simulator aspects of a game like Cooking Mama and adds a broader frame and purpose.

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Endless Ocean

Shouldn't one fear shark attack when chumming a stretch of sea and then poking and stroking a shark?

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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