Why the Arcade Matters

Why the Arcade Matters

By G. Christopher Williams

20 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

The arcade snatched video games from the rarefied spaces of industry and academia, making playing video games into a truly populist pastime....

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Lovecraft Was Wrong: Knowledge Is Power in 'Bloodborne'

By Nick Dinicola

27 Jul 2015 // 3:00 AM

Bloodborne is not about the horror of knowledge, but the horror of unfettered knowledge. ...

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How can a game with nearly $90 million in funding possibly be behind schedule? We were supposed to have a fully formed beta version by the end of 2014, but that isn’t coming until 2016. What happened?...

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Gaming As Corporate Team Development

// Moving Pixels

"Completing the puzzles of Trapped in a Room With a Zombie makes you feel like you know your teammates much better than you did before -- at least in terms of working together and problem solving.

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