In the absence of a compelling story, character, direction, or gameplay idea, Tlön shares none of the unreal intrigue of the short story that inspired it apart from perhaps its art.
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The dot-com bubble meets spy novel espionage in ruthless.com, a wild game of corporate warfare by Tom Clancy’s studio Red Storm Entertainment that reflects the exciting empty promises of the late-90s tech industry.
Lionel’s game about the Transcontinental Railroad is the logical follow-up to The Oregon Trail, both chronologically and in terms of how much it draws from history.
Disney’s 2001 roller coaster game was the only game ever endorsed by Disney Imagineering, their secretive theme park R&D division. In an era full of theme park games, what made this one different?
Disney World is a fantasy, an illusion, and the Disney World CD-ROM is a guide to what that fantasy was supposed to look like on its 25th anniversary.
When an old piece of software is tacitly allowed to be shared for free, does that mean it’s okay?
The World Empire war game pentalogy adds a layer of political pragmatism to Risk and captures a decade of stylistic change in gaming.