Game of the Year 2018
First Person Games Are Changing. But Into What?
For a decade, the FPS has lived in the shadow of 'BioShock' and 'Modern Warfare.' But this year, it feels like there is change in the air.
New Cyberpunk Game Asks Players to Invade People’s Nightmares
‘Observer’ pits players against the trauma of strangers.
I Smoked a Joint and It Sent Me to the Psych Ward
I became what I believe most clinicians would refer to as "a complete fucking nightmare."
In Poland, the Art of Confession Gets Personal
Artists use their own stories to create more universal visibility in 'Ministry of Internal Affairs. Intimacy as Text.'
Clean Hotel Rooms Like a SWAT Team in This Housekeeping Simulator
Some stains need more than soap.
Malaria's Last Stand
Malaria Up Close
This is why I wanted to go to Tanzania.
New Horror Game Set in Infamous Kowloon Walled City
Flawed but novel game draws inspiration from real world nightmare.
Indoor Skydiving Is Real, Painful, And Definitely Sports
Indoor Skydiving, or "Body Flight" to aficionados, is intense, difficult, humbling, expensive, and weird. But is it sports? Spoiler: hell yeah it's sports.
'Californium' Isn’t a Game for Philip K. Dickheads
Californium is okay, unless you’re expecting a lot of Dick.
the amateurism business
What I Paid To Be A Division I Athlete
College sports offer kids an opportunity to live a dream. They also force upon those kids a series of harsh non-choices that, when taken together, are nightmarish.
A Hit on My Mother
My mother surveilled me as a teenager and sent my conversations to the police. Then we started getting weird calls.
One of the Best Comedies of the Year Is a Free, 15-Minute Video Game
Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger and the Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist