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In Episodic Games, Space Should Matter More Than Time

In Episodic Games, Space Should Matter More Than Time

By G. Christopher Williams

23 Jun 2016 // 2:30 AM

The most successful episodic games have mimicked television episodes. What could a purely game-like "episode" look like, though?...

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'Undertale' and Immanuel Kant: Ethics in Video Games

By Kat Smalley

2 Jun 2016 // 9:15 AM

Undertale invokes (consciously or not) the ethics of Immanuel Kant, and in doing so, it ushers in a new era of video games as art....

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//News

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//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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