Tagged: international developer – Japan

Title screen from GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure

GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure Adventure category

An exceptional piece of alienating design, GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure terrifies and enraptures as it barrels into an uncomfortable, Kubrickian territory.

Screenshot from L-ZONE

L-ZONE Adventure category

With zero words and hundreds of clicky buttons, Haruhiko Shono’s early CD-ROM adventure game L-ZONE paints an ambient, musical portrait of a mysterious planet where machines are equally fun and foreboding.

Screenshot from popol maya

popol maya Adventure category

popol maya is a philosophy expressed as a game. Its vibrant, often poorly communicated mythology only partly channels the game’s view on life.

Screenshot from SimTower: The Vertical Empire

SimTower: The Vertical Empire Simulation category

Yoot Saito developed a surprisingly personal take on Maxis’s simulation sandbox genre – and one of the stronger entries in the Sim series.