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21/06/2012 / Games, iOS

Created by Matthew LoPresti, "Soundstory: 10:00pm" is an interactive musical vignette told through the emails, notes, and news articles found on George Wells's work terminal. Exactly what it is - is hard to tell, sitting somewhere between a game ...
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13/06/2012 / Games

Indie Game: The Movie, directed by Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky, has been released and available for download and your viewing pleasure. The film looks at the underdogs of the video game industry, indie game developers, sharing their lifelong dreams ...
    hunted1 copy

11/06/2012 / Games

Latest game in development from Big Robot is this english landscape inspired robot featured - Sir, You Are Being Hunted - game. It's creator Jim Rossignol describes it as a "a mixture of rich seam of tweed-loving British science fiction to ...
    n_psychotropic_2 copy

04/06/2012 / c++, Games, Windows

From a distant intergalactic space-station, the cosmic androids transmit to you uncompressed psychotropic audio-visual technology. Created by game designer Eddie Lee,"The Ballad of the Psychotropic Robots" is a C++ /OpenGL procedurally generated audio-visual application (windows only dl) that combines "funkadelic spiritual machines" with generative ...
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03/04/2012 / Featured, Games, Theory

A significant percentage of video games employ in one way or another the figure of death. The thanatological sub-species of video game representations are practically endless: dismemberment, infection, untreatable wounds, explosion, etc. Players can be eaten, crushed, sliced, diced, quartered, ...
    E_Eufloria_PSN_1280 copy

14/02/2012 / Games, iOS

“Eufloria”, the multi-award nominated and incredibly addictive ambient strategy game of space exploration, strategy and conquest, plant growth and bio mechanical evolution is now available on the AppStore for iPad. We wrote about this game in april, 2009, then called Dyson, ...
    flightofthefireflies-3 copy

03/02/2012 / Games, iOS

"The fireflies are leaving the city, looking for a new home. Let your touch guide them as they soar through the skies and dance among the trees" is the description of an experimental video game 'Flight of the Fireflies' by Jonathan Hise ...
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13/01/2012 / Featured, Games, Review

From Roger Ebert's pedantic proclamation that "video games can never be art" to the clichéd fawning over the truckloads of revenue generated by each new release in the Modern Warfare series, gaming consistently inspires overarching conversations about media and culture. ...
    limbomac06

29/12/2011 / Games, Mac

“Boy uncertain of his sister’s faith enters limbo” is the tag line of the absolutely wonderful game "Limbo", now available for Mac! The game takes on a journey of a boy that transverses through the ‘horrible world’ challenged by obstacles which gradually ...
    windowsill01 copy

16/12/2011 / Games, iOS

Windosill by Patrick Smith (Vectorpark.com) is now available for the iPad.  An adventure puzzle game filled with peculiar objects, it is your task to resolve abstract but yet logical puzzles to progress from room to room. Our post from 2009: The world is populated by objects and ...
    PhotoNykto04 copy

07/12/2011 / Games, iOS, openFrameworks

Photo/Nykto is an experimental game conceived by Annelore Schneider and Douglas Edric Stanley as part of the "Unterplay" project at the Master Media Design —HEAD, Genève. Edric describes at as a game for nyktophobes (fear of darkness - wiki) and photophobes (the ...
    QDD00 copy

21/11/2011 / Games, iOS, Sound

In collaboration with Rump-Recordings, Futura Epsis 1 (the collective behind GRID) have just released QDD, an iPhone game and music promo for Quasi Dub Development's newest LP "Limousine to the Guillotine". The app combines game mechanics with unlockable tracks featuring remixes from artists like Thomas Knak aka ...
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16/11/2011 / Featured, Games, iOS, openFrameworks

SpellTower is a new iPad game by Zach Gage, the name behind the titles such as Halcyon, Bit Pilot, and Unify. SpellTower is a word puzzle game that combines the traditional word making with Tetris style block physics. In the ...
    tank3 copy

14/11/2011 / Games

Kent Sheely recreates famous photos from World War II using a video game engine (2009).
    Banner_crossing_bridge copy

10/11/2011 / Games

Created by an indie developer based in Denmark and Germany called 'Die Gute Fabrik', 'Where is my Heart?' is their new debut on the PlayStation Network for PS3 and PSP platforms. In 2009, after the first Where is my heart?–prototype was ...
    skipping_rocks copy

25/10/2011 / Games

Submitted to this years IGF 2012, Parallax by Zi Ye and Jesse Burstyn is an interdimensional platforming and puzzle-solving game. The goal in each level is to reach the exit by travelling between two overlapping dimensions through rifts. Parallax challenges the player ...
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14/10/2011 / c++, Games, iOS, Mac

Karl D.D. Willis, Ivan Poupyrev, Scott E. Hudson and Moshe Mahler have just released details of their latest project at Disney Research, a novel interactive system that allows multiple people to play and work together using a custom handheld device. The device ...
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09/10/2011 / Events, Games

Organized by Alex Myers and Jeff Thompson games++ is a 12-hour game development event where participants build games from scratch in a defined time period. Designed as a collaborative, communal making experience, games++ lives up to the heritage of its name: to incrementally add to ...
    2sleep1 copy

18/09/2011 / Games

2SLEEP1 is a playlist of audiovisual performances in text mode, designed to make you fall asleep. The idea is to show the music being composed in real-time along with typewriter-style animations. Both the music interface and the graphics are built up from ...
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13/09/2011 / Games

Our good friend Brandon Boyer, Offworld.com editor and IGF Chairman, has just launched a campaign on Kickstarter for VENUS PATROL, his upcoming successor to the Offworld. Within 5 days the campaign has reached the target but Brandon needs all the support ...
    faraway7x

24/08/2011 / Games, iOS

Steph Thirion has just posted a new video teaser for his upcoming game Faraway. For those that are unfamiliar with the name, Steph is the person behind Eliss, one of the earliest and probably best games for the iOS platform. The trailer ...
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07/08/2011 / Games, Tutorials

Augmented reality video game - by Niklas Roy (2011) In the decade where videogames were born, everything virtual looked like rectangular blocks. From today’s perspective, the representation of a tennis court in the earliest videogames is hard to distinguish from a ...
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21/07/2011 / Games

Created by Santa Ragione, a micro game-studio based in Milan, Fotonica is a "Pay What You Want" first person game about jumping, sense of speed and discovery. The key is timing, the goal is exploring and traveling flawlessly through the environment. The setting ...
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15/06/2011 / Games, iOS, Mac, openFrameworks

Zach Gage has just announced that Bit Pilot 2.0 for iPhone/IPad is about to hit the AppStore. To celebrate, Zach has made a desktop version which is available for download now (link below). It is the first application to use ...
    refind00x

05/06/2011 / Games, iOS

Re_Find is a simple but beautiful difference finding game for the iPhone . The game has two game modes; Train in Free Play and, when you're good enough, try and survive as many rounds as you can in Time Attack. The faster you ...
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29/05/2011 / Games, Processing

Jonathan by Sam Kronick is an interactive 'non-game' that explores the culture and urban form of a typical American suburban landscape by creating a never-ending generative sprawl of lawns, cul-de-sacs and single-family homes. It takes its name and inspiration from the real-life ...
    excitebike3x

16/05/2011 / Games, openFrameworks

Created by Matt Ruby, ALT CTRL is a series of works that examine the way we interact with digital systems through the use of experimental interfaces. The three major works in this series are Excitebike, Sympathy for Pacman, and Swap Meet. ...
    motionbeam-racing-game00

08/05/2011 / c++, Games, iOS

The MotionBeam is a project by Disney Research that explores the use of handheld projectors to interact and control projected characters. Similarly to the project by AirCord 'Mobile Runner' the project explores physical movement of the projection device, much like a motion ...
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03/05/2011 / Games, iOS, Sound

Created by Anthony Mattox, Pulsus for iPad is a game in which players must solve puzzles by arranging objects in order to move particles from an emitter into goal points. The game is in part about solving puzzles, but also about exploring and ...
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28/03/2011 / Games, openFrameworks

Back in 1966, Ken Knowlton and Leon Harmon were experimenting with photomosaic, creating large prints from collections small symbols or images. In Studies in Perception I, they created an image of a reclining nude by scanning a photograph with a camera and converting ...
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