A combination of random events and speculative fiction creates drama in this game’s virtual auction house. Does it matter that we can’t separate the randomness from the intentional storytelling and character? (This article includes a history of the game’s rocky production.)
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Music Brush creates expressionist art that toys with animation and music, which also makes it a great tool for idle reflection.
Short update about a stream for Prince Interactive in memory of the artist’s death. Includes a link to the video of the playthrough and discussion. (April 22, 2016)
QuickTime enabled low-cost videos on computers, paving the way for new uses of multimedia. That said, we should all probably stop using it now.
Robot City is a gripping, scary, unforgettable sci-fi murder mystery saddled a tedious and unfair open world.
Come for the beautiful, breathtaking real-time art experiment. Stay for the handy planner program.
Leave it to an outsider to develop a surprisingly personal take on the simulation sandbox genre – and one of the stronger entries in the Sim series.
Reactor Inc.’s foundational interactive movie adventure follows no existing blueprint and nearly falls apart from the tonal whiplash of combining open exploration with cinematic intensity. Nearly.
Span-It is a decently fun, cerebral board game, but its strategic weaknesses are cripplingly obvious against the computer.
The playful Street Shuffle paves over its missteps in taxi management through sheer likeability.