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26/06/2014 / Games

Future Unfolding is a new game by Berlin based game studio Spaces of Play who are behind a number of titles we already mentioned on CAN including the wonderful Spirits. The team is back together working on Future Unfolding, a ...
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21/03/2014 / Games, Unity

Like it's predecessors from the 80s and 90s including the early Grand Theft Auto titles and more recent Retro City Rampage, RIOT is a tributes and homages to the genre of games that take the idea of violence and transform ...
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10/02/2014 / Games, iOS, iPhone

When the iPhone launched, Apple did't provide any support for third-party software: Steve Jobs believed that web applications served over the internet could provide adequate functionality required for most users. With the release of iPhone OS 2.0 in July 2008, Apple launched the App ...
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16/01/2014 / Games, iPad, iPhone

Part game, part visual experiment, and originally prototyped at the global game jam 2013, 577Rhea is the latest from André Sier, Portuguese artist-programmer at s373.net/x. You are your planet's last hope and you have to time-travel through black holes with ...
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18/12/2013 / Arduino, Cinder, Games

Kris Temmerman's house/office has a store window that he tries to make use of as much as possible. In the past he built projections but really wanted to make something interactive. Since the area has a lot of loitering youth and ...
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31/10/2013 / iPad, Unity

Created by Etter Studio using Unity 3D, Drei is a game about logic, skill and collaboration for the iPad. The mission is simple but things tend get in the way... explosives, thunderstorms, gravity and as always sometimes incompetent colleagues. Although available as a ...
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28/10/2013 / Processing

Created by the Weimar based collective weAREmedienkuenstler, Rock Paper Scissors is a game played between two computers. Like in the classic game, each computer runs its own random algorithm, choosing one of the three possible items. Connected by an ethernet cable, each computer plays its ...
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16/09/2013 / Games, Unity

Created by Nicolò Tedeschi,  Pietro Righi Riva and Paolo Tajé, MirrorMoon EP is a game about mystery, discovery and exploration set in outer space. It's also about "solitude and the subtle thrill of feeling lost - a tribute to space". The game is ...
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09/09/2013 / Games, vvvv

Created by 18 students on the HfG Interaction design course, Massive Media Installation is an interactive setup that combines screen with an LED wall to deliver an overwhelming Spaceracer experience created using VVVV and Cinema 4D. Within a week the game ...
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29/08/2013 / Mac, openFrameworks, Windows

Created by Unsigned Long Long, Unsigned Mirror is an application for Mac and Windows, created using openFrameworks, that allows you to create a slit-scan image by dragging image(s) onto the mirror object in the window. The mirror also shows you as ...
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23/08/2013 / iPad, iPhone

Created and written by Neven Mrgan & James Moore, Blackbar is a political statement as a response to ███████ and a text game: a sci-fi story of a dystopian future told through the medium of word puzzles. Those who have had a chance ...
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28/05/2013 / Cinder, Games, iPad, iPhone

[caption id="attachment_35559" align="alignnone" width="640"] sprite-glitch (click for full image)[/caption] Word Shift is a tile-swapping word game created in Cinder by David Wicks. To play, shift letters around the board to form words that cascade off and reveal new letters. In addition ...
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17/04/2013 / Flash, Games

Created by Brent Watanabe, "for(){};", 2013 includes projection mapped video game on canvas. In for(){}; there is no beginning or end to the game, just collecting and wandering, birthing and consuming, an arbitrary point system rising until your inevitable death and the ...
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08/11/2012 / Android, Games, iPad, iPhone

It's been a while since we at CAN were excited about an upcoming game for the iOS. Maybe it is just optimism, but rymdkapsel by Martin ‘grapefrukt‘ Jonasson brings back the memories of Edge just before it was released. Besides Eliss, Edge ...
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16/10/2012 / Games, iPad

Created by Nadezda Suvorova (concept and design), Jérémie Forge (sound design) and Pierre Rossel/Nadezda Suvorova (development), OKO is a graphic puzzle  game for the iPad that uses imagery from NASA database. The goal is to reconstruct an image by stopping rotating ...
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03/02/2012 / Games, iPad

"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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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 ...
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16/12/2011 / Games, iPad

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 ...
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21/11/2011 / Games, iPhone, 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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19/07/2011 / iPad, iPhone, Sound

Biophilia is an iPhone/iPad release of Björk's latest album created in collaboration with Scott Snibbe and her longtime design collaborators M/M (Paris). Comprising a suite of musical pieces and interactive artworks, Biophilia is released as ten in-app download experiences that ...
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Earlier this year we have been thinking about the concept of "curated workshops", an opportunity to bring people together to work for a very short period of time and share their creations. These would include setting up a team, inviting few high ...
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08/05/2011 / c++, Games, iPhone

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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16/01/2011 / iPad

Inspired by Brandon Boyer's recent IndieCade talk, Anthony Grajirena together with his brother Rob made this quite wonderful little iPad game/poem. To look around : swipe the screen, To interact : tap, To shoot : touch, drag and release. Enjoy. Under the full ...
    Carbon by Tabor Robak

19/12/2010 / Mac, Windows

Carbon is a piece of software for Mac and PC created by Tabor Robak that looks at the transition between the real and the virtual. While some true qualities of physicality are lost in digitization this is made up for by ...
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03/11/2010 / Flash, Games, iPhone

Selected as a finalist at this years IGF (Independent Games Festival), Today I Die, a poem game by Daniel Benmergui is now available for the iPhone. Today I Die takes you on a journey with words to uncover to generate new ...
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10/08/2010 / Games, iPad, iPhone

We wrote about it back in April, Neven Mrgan’s + Matt Comi's Curious Incident is now available in the AppStore! A fast-paced, retro-style action game with run, dodge and jump your way to safety as an angry rain of just ...
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08/08/2010 / Flash, Games

The team behind the IGF nominated game Snapshot Retro Affect just released a Flash version of their platform puzzler Depict1. It was originally created with Game Maker for the Global Game Jam 2010 and perfectly captured the game jam's theme ...
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22/07/2010 / Flash, Games

New from Molleindustria: What if the term "music video game" didn't evoke images of bored college kids fiddling with pathetic plastic guitars emulating the last heroes of a declining music industry? What if indie game developers allied with indie musicians, making ...
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13/05/2010 / Games

"Boy uncertain of his sister's faith enters limbo" is the tag line of the absolutely beautiful game currently in development by Playdead, an independent game studio based in Copenhagen, Denmark. The game takes on a journey of a boy that transverses ...
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13/05/2010 / Games, iPhone

Poodle Invasion is a fun and quirky little shooter for the iPhone. You fight your way against the horde of poodle's that have invaded the planet. As scary as this may sound, you don't have to worry much as you ...
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