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This Arcade Machine Eats Garbage Instead of Coins

And the games are fun, too.
Jordan Pearson
7.13.17
Valve

Steam's New Policy Could Really Hurt the 'Bloody Boobs' Franchise

Steam ends its Greenlight program, creating more questions than answers about its replacement.
Zack Kotzer
2.10.17
indie games

Cameroonian Game Devs Want to Break the ‘Exotic Wall’ Created by the US

"This is a game with African influences, not an African game. That is the exotic wall we want to break."
Emiko Jozuka
5.3.16
indie games

​‘North’ Is a Dark, Surreal Game About Being a Refugee

’North’ proves that games can engage traumatic narratives without cheapening the lived experience of those who have actually suffered through them.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.14.16
Gaming

'Confessional' Gaming Captures the Voyeurism of Exploring Someone's Desktop

'Cibele' and 'Emily Is Away' let you relive the awkwardness of coming of age online.
Roisin Kiberd
1.5.16
Reviews

This New 'Shower' Sim Makes You Wait for Soapy Digital Intimacy

In Robert Yang's "Rinse and Repeat," you give a new pal a deep scrub.
Zack Kotzer
9.23.15
Reviews

Microsoft Is Killing the Indie Store that Was Too Weird for Xbox

But Xbox Live Indie Games' legacy lives on.
Zack Kotzer
9.22.15
Festivals

This Video Game Brings Your Favourite Canadian Music Fest to Life

What happens when an aspiring neuroscientist starts making games.
Jordan Pearson
8.4.15
Gaming

BitSummit: Japanese Indie Devs Are Pushing Some Amazing, Bizarre Games

In Kyoto, farting is in.
Mathew Kumar
8.2.15
indie

N++ Is a Punishing, Polished Platformer Ten Years In the Making

Two games and ten years of refinement, Mare Sheppard and Raigan Burns are finally releasing the third and final game in their platformer trilogy 'N.'
Zack Kotzer
7.28.15
Gaming

Steam Will Now Refund You for Games You Don't Like

You can now get your money back for games that suck.
Emanuel Maiberg
6.2.15
Reviews

The Return of 'Plink', a Music MMO for Jamming with Strangers

By eliminating all forms of non-musical interaction, 'Plink' forces users to talk through sound.
Zack Kotzer
10.20.14
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