3 in Three‘s eccentric story about the lives of numbers and letters in a computer elevates this great-to-middling collection of brainteasers.
Barrack is a decent entry point for the weird world of Ambrosia Software, a company that takes arcade classics and fills them with crazy. This riff on JezzBall is scattershot but subtly improves the original.
Bouncer is a matching game that doesn’t use its only trick well enough, but its short length partly excuses that.
The first known LGBT video game has been recovered by archivists and made available for free online!
Tensions flare quickly in Deadlock, a colonization game focused on one crowded region of a new planet.
Feel like everything sucks? The sadistic slapstick stress relief in Despair might leave you even more depressed.
Osamu Sato’s magnum opus is unequivocally the strangest game ever made. Behind its madness, you’ll find a metaphorical tale of rebirth and self-actualization. I love that something like this was made.
Announcement of a stream for Enchanted Scepters, one of the first games for the Macintosh, featuring guest Keith Kaisershot. (February 25, 2017)
If you can handle it, the chaotic factory management in Factory gets funnier when it goes wrong.
An exceptional piece of alienating design, GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure terrifies and enraptures as it barrels into an uncomfortable, Kubrickian territory.