Corporate Spaces Become Mysterious Video Game Places in 'Islands'
Carl Burton's new game is an atmospheric experience that turns familiar scenes into strange landscapes.
What Do Game Developers Actually Get Out of Game Conventions?
We went to EGX in Birmingham to ask a host of video game makers about the stress, strains and strengths of the modern convention.
Holly Nielsen and Kate Gray
'Clustertruck' Is a Physics Nightmare That’s Hilarious and Fun to Play
Jumping from one truck doesn't sound like a recipe for comedy, but 'Clustertruck' manages to be a smart, interesting platformer that'll have you laughing the whole time, too.
How the Abstraction of ‘RimWorld’ Highlights Real-Life Medical and Moral Dilemmas
How much is that kidney in the window?
The Making of Indie Puzzle Game ‘Hue’, Part II
When I last met the makers of this great little game, they were 70 percent happy with it. On the eve of its release, are they 100 percent satisfied?
‘Yooka-Laylee’ Wants to Reward the Curiosity of Gamers Old and New
Massive, colourful open worlds stretch out before you, showing that while this is indebted to the past, it's a very modern gaming experience.
How Indie Games ‘The Company of Myself’ and ‘Fixation’ Promote Seeking Professional Help for Mental Health
We speak to developer Eli Piilonen about using games to show people struggling with mental health that they're not alone.
How Scuba Diving Inspired a Realistic Underwater Video Game
Talking 'Abzû' with game developer Matt Nava (artistic director on 'Journey' and 'Flower').
The Makers of ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’ Reflect on Happiness and Horrors
The Chinese Room founders Jessica Curry and Dan Pinchbeck look back, a year later, at what their multi-award-winning game taught them for the future.
Lewis Gordon and Mike Diver
'The Fall' Is One of Gaming's Most Overlooked Sci-Fi Stories
There's a teaser trailer for a sequel to 'The Fall', and it's a fantastic opportunity to catch a game you probably missed.
I Can’t Keep ‘Headlander’ Out of My Mind at the Moment
The stylish sci-fi game is scratching a metroidvania itch that I never knew I had.
‘Abzû’ Is the Stress-Free Video Game Our Frantic Lives Need Right Now
Giant Squid's diving simulator does little that's truly original, but its art and music combine for the most wonderful escape from reality.