Edwin Evans-Thirlwell

Gaming

How 'Minecraft' Is Connecting Kids Caught Up in the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The Games for Peace project uses online multiplayer games to break down cultural prejudice.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
12.11.15
All in Your Head

The Lead Designer of 'Alien: Isolation' Reinvents His Other Favourite Monsters

Former Creative Assembly man Gary Napper talks things that go bump in the night, from Godzilla to the Predator.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
10.27.15
Art

In This Game You Play a Drone Pilot, Then a Drone Target

'Killbox' sets out to explore the anxieties and inhumanity of drone warfare.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
10.8.15
Hell or Salt Water

When Sailors Turn Cannibal: This Game Explores the Dark History of Seafaring

'Sunless Sea' considers real-life psychological dilemmas in the form of a horribly humorous nautical fantasy.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
8.10.15
Modern Medicine

In This Big Pharma Simulator, Profits Matter More Than Patients

Ever fancied running your own corrupt medical drugs business? This is the game for you.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
7.13.15
Gaming

The New 'Deus Ex' Game Nails Our Real-Life Cyborg Anxieties

Eidos Montréal’s latest cyberpunk shooter explores both our optimism and dread about cybernetic implants.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
6.16.15
jacked in

Humanity’s Long Search for the Soul in the Brain

How philosophers and neuroscientists have tried and failed to nail down the precise location of human consciousness.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
6.8.15
London

The Discomfort of Playing a Shooter Game Set in Your Own City

Dirty Bomb is a free, British-made shooter in which you can call in a missile attack on Waterloo Station.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
3.26.15
Gaming

Discover This Game World as a Blind Girl Searching for Her Cat

'Beyond Eyes' represents visually how the blind mind-map their surroundings through other senses.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
3.17.15
Gaming

A Horror Game That Heals

Biofeedback game 'Nevermind' and the case for video games as therapy.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
2.3.15