Game Design

Gaming

How 'Hitman' Uses Thoughtful Level Design to Tell Stories

We interviewed Hitman’s art director to learn all about level design and visual motifs.
Kevin Wong
12.2.16
Facebook

You’re About to See This Trippy AI Video Filter Everywhere—What Is It?

This is about much more than Facebook.
Jordan Pearson
10.28.16
Gaming

‘No Man’s Sky’ Is Like 18 Quintillion Bowls of Oatmeal

Sean Murray didn't lie about 'No Man's Sky.'
Emanuel Maiberg
8.21.16
Gaming

Watch Game Developers Discuss the Challenges of Designing for Virtual Reality

Topics cover everything from social play to learning how to design for a room-sized playing area.
Leif Johnson
3.5.16
Art

The Game Design Studio on a Boat

This game design duo is getting paid to live on a boat.
Clinton Nguyen
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
Gaming

How Do Professional Game Designers Feel About 'Super Mario Maker'?

We asked game makers about "Mario" levels as everyone gets in on the action with "Super Mario Maker."
Zack Kotzer
9.9.15
Gaming

Driverless (Toy) Cars Are Here

Anki’s robotic car game ‘Drive’ and the upcoming ‘Overdrive’ bring robotics to gaming and gaming to robotics.
Steve Haske
9.7.15
Internet

This Video Game Explains Net Neutrality Better Than Any Politician

Kaleigh Rogers
4.16.15
Math

Uncertain Math Might Be Better Math

To make models of natural systems more accurate and efficient, make them more random.
Michael Byrne
9.30.14
Reviews

'Hohokum' Is a Clever Puzzle Game That Makes as Little Sense as Possible

"Hohokum" is a game best for players willing to forget everything they know.
Zack Kotzer
8.15.14
Motherboard Blog

This Eerie Game Was Made by Artificial Intelligence

Are computers starting to get creative?
Victoria Turk
1.6.14