Recent News
Geeks Are the New Overlords. Great. Now Can We Get Over Ourselves?

The counterculture I once found so communal has now become oppressive. Dorks are cool. Can we please stop trying to prove it?

READ more
With ‘N++’, Color and Music Added to Ninja’s World

Now, with the addition of a full swath colors, N++ feels like the inside of a very dangerous, very deserted rave.

READ more
Buckner & Garcia Feat. Jace Hall - “Pac-Man Fever (Eat ‘Em Up) 2015” (video) (premiere)

One of the great novelty songs of the 1980s has been revived 33 years later.

READ more

7 Jul 2015 // 9:56 AM

Head Games Elevate ‘Her Story’

Her Story puts the player in the role of an interrogator, trying to piece together the scattered remnants of seven old police interviews in the hopes that one word will lead to the “aha” moment that cracks the case.

READ more
Video Games: Rating the Major Studios’ E3 Press Conferences

After checking out the trailers, awkward talks and marketing gimmicks, here’s how the machines that run most of the industry did on its largest stage, E3.

READ more
Ready to Play ‘Guitar Hero’ and ‘Rock Band’ Again? Game Makers Hope So

The two games, Guitar Hero Live and Rock Band 4, are hoping to make some noise at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

READ more
‘Adr1ft’ Helps ‘Shamed’ Game Designer Put His Life Back Together

Adr1ft may look like a work of science fiction, but in reality it’s one of the most deeply personal video games of 2015.

READ more

15 Jun 2015 // 10:53 AM

Video Game Music Comes to Concert Hall

"Video game music is the most unique in history. When you play a video game, that character is you. His music is the soundtrack of your life."

READ more

8 Jun 2015 // 9:36 AM

Set in the Past, ‘Sunset’ Speaks to Today

Sunset is the rarest of war stories, one that touches upon those on the sidelines rather than the frontlines.

READ more
How Delays Turned ‘The Witcher 3 - Wild Hunt’ into a Must-own Game

The release of Polish game studio CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt earlier this month proves however that sometimes we need industry folk to save us from ourselves.

READ more
More Recent Articles
//Mixed media

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

READ the article