Category Archives: Video Games

L. Rhodes on Gone Home

If, then, you are receptive to it, the videogames’ interactions do more than just lead you through a linear series of events that might have been communicated as effectively (if not more so) as a prose novella. Similar to the … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Videogame

Today I am at The Midwestern Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference giving a talk. I’m posting it and the slides that accompany it up here on the blog for all to see! When I have time, I am going to make this … Continue reading

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Support Dames Making Games and Their Trip to GDC!

This is a weird moment where I take time out of my extensive Weird Stuff [TM] blogging and relentless self promotion in order to promote a super deserving organization. Dames Making Games, a Toronto-based group that supports and promotes games … Continue reading

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Released: Vomit Bear

This past week I was attempting to recover from two months of crunch on Epanalepsis (it’s coming along great), and I made a small game called Vomit Bear. I made some mouth sounds music and enlisted the help of a lot of … Continue reading

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SMK Speedruns Psychonauts

A great video across the board.

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Austin Walker and Ian Williams on Funk of Titans

There’s a temptation to say that popular interpretations of blaxploitation has even lost their racialized content, but there’s often a toothless trace. In Funk of Titans, after players beat a set of levels they face off in a rhythm-game dance … Continue reading

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Video: Metal Slug

 

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