Should Hideo Kojima Just Go Make a Movie, Already?

Should Hideo Kojima Just Go Make a Movie, Already?

By Nick Dinicola

28 Jan 2016 // 2:30 AM

In Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Kojima uses the language of cinema in ways that are only possible in a virtual game. ...

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In Defense of Board Games

By Doug Mann

14 Jan 2016 // 6:29 AM

Board games show us a path out of our addiction to the on-screen desert of gaming by making the real world a tactile oasis for entertainment. You’re playing against people, not code, and you might even learn some history, biology, or economics while you're at it....

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Women now outnumber men in USC’s video game design program, heralding big industry changes>

In video games, an arena of pop-culture that’s long been characterized as a boys’ club, the news that women now outnumber men in the University of Southern California’s graduate video game design program feels revolutionary. And it very well may be....

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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