Episodic television often includes small episodes about minor occurrences. Video games don't seem willing to do that.
We chat about the follow up to the best video game of 2012, The Walking Dead.
At this point in The Walking Dead, both Clementine and I have been trained to work through problems using a frighteningly similar thought process.
In addition to portraying the bureaucratization of unethical behavior, Papers, Please also makes fascinating and compelling claims about activism.
Nobody needs to know when a hobbit goes to the bathroom. Even Tolkien knew that.
Telltale Games has very much set themselves up as a television network as much as a developer. So, why not take a few additional hints from TV?
If you have to put a game on mute in order to listen to its soundtrack, something has gone terribly wrong.
I may barely understand them. I might have hardly played them. They might not have been released in 2013. That doesn’t mean that these games weren't some of my favorite experiences of the year.
Ice Pick Lodge has ported a childhood game, Hide and Seek, to the PC. In doing so, they acknowledge the terror that lies in being seen, in being found out.
Shadowrun Returns makes allowances for the video game medium, but it knows that it is a tabletop game at heart.