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Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology.

226 pages of conversation, research, opinion, analysis. Step into artists' studios and workshops to discover the faces, personalities, and processes behind important work. Learn more!

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24/03/2011 / Games, iPad, iPhone

The long awaited "21st century interpretation of the archetypical old school videogame adventure, designed exclusively for Apple's touchtronic machinery" and one of the most anticipated games for the platform, aka Sword & Sworcery EP by Superbrothers, is now available in the ...
    horrorvacui200

29/11/2010 / Games, iPad, iPhone

Latest game from Shaun Inman, Horror Vacui 2 is a two-player abstract strategy board game based on the antiquated notion that nature abhors a vacuum. The game involved two players (cpu or 2 humans), Water and Earth, who take turns ...
    todayidie02

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 ...
    radarhead00

29/08/2010 / Windows

Qubicle is a standalone Windows software for creating 3D pixel-art. It combines standard 2D image editing tools with a powerfull function-set for editing 3D cube-matrices. We first wrote about it in October last year and have just received an email from ...
    asdfbmp00

19/08/2010 / CANApps, iPhone, openFrameworks

Created by Kim Asendorf and published by CreativeApplications.Net, asdfbmp is a pixel pattern generator app for iPhone and iPod Touch. It creates a pixel structure by using a spatial partition algorithm resulting in fields populated by pixel patterns. You can choose from 16 ...
    theincident00

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 ...
    hookchamp04

06/07/2010 / Games, iPhone

When the Hook Champ was first released back October last year I was instantly impressed but refrained from posting much about the game until I actually completed it. Now that the new version, Super QuickHook, is out I thought I'd ...
    poodles00

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 ...
    monstersvalley00

08/05/2010 / Games, iPhone

After a short break comes a new release from Poppy called Monster’s Valley. Once again, beautiful pixel graphics and simple gameplay make this a wonderful addition to the growing collection of games from Poppy, TomTom and Jerry collective. The task this ...
    fubuddy00

01/05/2010 / Events, openFrameworks

Created by recoil performance group from Denmark, F**k You, Buddy is a physical performance in combination of interactive video scenography. We wrote about the project back in January and now the video with behinds the scenes (embeded below) + ...
    eboy00

29/04/2010 / iPhone

FixPix a mini Game for iPhone/iPod Touch made by Delicious Toys (Mario & Andrew) in collaboration with the world renown pixel art group Eboy. eBoy was founded in 1997 by Kai Vermehr, Steffen Sauerteig and Svend Smital. Based in Berlin and Vancouver, ...
    theincident00

18/04/2010 / Featured, Games, iPad, iPhone

I had a chance to talk with Neven Mrgan about his upcoming game, The Incident. What's the basic premise of The Incident? The Incident is a fast-paced, retro-style game. Its hero is one Frank Solway, an ordinary guy whose life becomes a ...
    pew00

17/04/2010 / Games, iPhone

Pew! is a retro arcade shoot'em up inspired by the good old classics and developed by Cyrille Dessigny. Caught between mario bros and space invaders, your task is both to take out the enemies and collect gold coins giving you ...
    granimator04

02/04/2010 / Games, iPad, iPhone

As most of us already know and those who don’t are not from this planet, the iPad is launching in the US tomorrow. With all the excitement and hype we thought we'd collect the most exciting, well designed and impactful ...
    ijumpman00

18/03/2010 / Games, iPhone

iJumpman is a retro-futuristic platformer by Andrew McClure. What begins as an imitation of 8bit retro platformer with game mechanics reminiscent of Joust quickly turns in one of the most engaging retro inspired games on the iPhone. Use tilt or ...
    superbrothers1280x1024-00

11/03/2010 / Games, iPhone

SUPERBROTHERS have just posted exciting new information about their upcoming iPhone game called Sword and Sworcery. While the full details are still not available, from the videos below and descriptions (the GDC 2010 build), we get a taste of the ...
    bitpilot00

02/03/2010 / iPhone

Bit Pilot is the latest game by Zach Gage with music by Sabrepulse. What began as a 1hr prototype for a control scheme turned out "to be so much fun that i built the whole game around it" (Zach). We ...
    momeo01

23/02/2010 / Games, iPhone

Shaun Inman has just posted details about the latest iPhone game he has been working on, named Mimeo. Having been awarded a grant to create a 16-bit game engine, his latest creations are far more ambitious than CAN's much loved ...
    bitboxland00

11/01/2010 / Flash, Games

The long awaited VVVVVV by Terry Cavanagh (distractionware) is finally complete and available for download. I have been following the game development for some time now and although have not had a chance to immerse myself just yet I eagerly ...
    bitboxland00

11/01/2010 / iPhone, Sound

Created by Francis Lam aka db-db, Bitboxland is a platform and tool for audiovisual creation and performance. Half soundtoy, half game, Bitboxland is a a unique and joyful audiovisual playground. Tap on the objects to make sounds or turn on/off music ...
    fuckyoubuddy00

10/01/2010 / Events

F**k You, Buddy is a theatrical performance,  fusion of “game theory” and the dramaturgical development in computer games in the last decade. Created by recoil performance group from Denmark, F**k You, Buddy is a physical performance in combination of interactive video ...
    cloudie

05/01/2010 / iPhone, Sound

Cloudie is a simple beatbox game inspired by the little clouds at the corner of db-db.com. Hit the moving cloud to play the beat. You will unlock more beats and a loop as the score goes up. Created by the ...
    minipopssampler2

21/12/2009 / iPhone

Minipops is a collection of famous people drawn really pixelly small by Craig Robinson. The first collection of over 800 Minipops was published in 2004 by Mitchell Beazley (Amazon.com) and as a German Edition in 2006 by Eichborn. It's small and ...
    continuity00

02/12/2009 / Flash, Games

Part puzzler, part platformer, Continuity is a minimal flash game for your browser. With somewhat traditional platformer gameplay, the levels utilise playing cards mechanics forcing you to find the right layout of cards to progress through the level and eventually find ...
    braind00

10/11/2009 / Games

New game just posted Stephen Lavelle aka increpare games called Brain Damage. Available for Mac, Windows and open source, Brain Damage is a dark, emotional journey in the mind of a serial killer that picks up a hitchhiker. Without revealing too much, ...
    Go_Go_final

20/10/2009 / Windows

Qubicle is a standalone Windows software for creating 3D pixel-art. It combines standard 2D image editing tools with a powerfull function-set for editing 3D cube-matrices. The tools used in the Qubicle Constructor are familiar to users of common image editing tools ...
    piyo03

13/10/2009 / iPhone

Somewhat inspired by bejeweled, Piyo Blocks in a game by Big Pixel Studios where the task is to swap adjacent Piyo Blocks to match 3 or more of the same kind to capture them. Adopting wonderful pixel art style graphics with subtle ...
    applemoster00

04/10/2009 / Games, iPhone

Now, if you follow CAN you know we are very fond of Poppy's games. I am not sure there was one game we haven't written about (maybe) but we won't make an exception now. Apple and Monster is the latest ...
    timefcuk01

20/09/2009 / Flash, Games

Very popular on the interwebs and rightly so is the new game by Edmund McMillen called Time Fkuc. If you haven't tried it yet, make use of this lovely Sunday eve to shift few dimensions in this awesome new platformer + all ...
    amIhero00

19/09/2009 / Games, iPhone

Am I a hero? is a simple but very enjoyable little platformer created by Japanese developer haruurara. You play a role of a hero who at the request of the king is on a journey to destroy all the enemies ...
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