Game Design

Gaming

Second Life’s Immersive Sequel Is World-Building at Its Finest

Through immersive world-building, 'Sansar' wants to make VR social.
DJ Pangburn
7.31.17
virtual reality

Distract Yourself in Virtual Reality with a Meta Virtual Reality Game About Virtual Reality

Set in a future where humans work for artificial intelligence as artisans, the new VR game from Tender Claws is both a love letter and a parody of contemporary virtual reality culture.
J.H. Fearless
4.5.17
Design

This Museum Experience Lets You Redesign New York City

An interactive simulation game provides an introduction to urban planning at Museum of the City of New York.
Beverly Bryan
11.26.16
Gaming

What's It Like to Art Direct a Major Video Game?

'Overwatch' art director Bill Petras and character concept artist Arnold Tsang talk about what it means to work in art direction and their inspirations for the game's unique look.
Giaco Furino
6.21.16
Gaming

Demon Guts and Future Guns: Designing the New 'DOOM'

“There’s a fair bit of humor in tearing demons apart with your bare hands or slicing them in half with a chainsaw” says DOOM exec producer Marty Stratton.
Giaco Furino
4.18.16
Art

Gaming Meets Architecture in an Absurdist Political Fable

'Starry Heavens' is a large scale game installation where players negotiate a grid of steel disks.
Kevin Holmes
9.11.15
Gaming

Dancers Reveal Their Inner Ninjas

Game developer Mare Sheppard choreographs dancer portraits inspired by her new video game.
Annie Armstrong
7.17.15
Gaming

The Secret Ingredient for Better Games? Make People Dance

Talking to Adriaan de Jongh about designing smartphone games that make you interact with real people—in real life.
Eli Bierman
5.3.15
VICE vs Video games

The Makers of Mobile Hit '80 Days' on the Importance of the User Interface

Successful video games allow players many options in as few clicks as possible. That's great for users, and difficult for developers.
Matt Porter
2.18.15
Gaming

The Man Who Made 'Tetris'

Life gets pretty chill after creating 'Tetris' and escaping the KGB.
Jagger Gravning at Motherboard
11.21.14
Gaming

An Artist is Turning MC Escher's 'Relativity' Into a Video Game

Willy Chyr's video game, 'Relativity,' explores what one of Escher's worlds would feel like if you had to live in it.
Beckett Mufson
10.31.14
Gaming

The Man Behind The Fake Video Games In "Her" Made A Real Game

Video game designer David O’Reilly announced he will be releasing “Mountain," a game where you can “live out all of your dark twisted fantasies” of becoming a mountain.
Becky Chung
6.16.14
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