Games Features

Games Features

‘Project Hospital’ is A Great Way to Understand Our Broken Healthcare System

My father has run emergency rooms for years, but I didn't fully understand his job until we played a game together.
Ian Boudreau
Games Features

From 'Putt Putt' to 'Freddi Fish'—How Humongous Entertainment Made Edutainment Fun

Humongous didn't set out to be an edutainment company. That's why their games were so fun.
Nicole Clark
Games Features

How an Augmented Reality Game Escalated into Real-World Spy Warfare

She led hundreds of real people on secret missions for a make-believe cause.
Elizabeth Ballou
Games Features

How the Devs Behind 'Sable' Found Inspiration in the Enigmatic

Beyond every mysterious horizon is research, writing, and careful planning.
Darran Anderson
Games Features

'The Sinking City' Isn't Shying Away From the Racism in Lovecraft's Work

Frogwares' upcoming Lovecraftian detective game is ambitious in scope—and doesn't seem to let HP off the hook.
Danielle Riendeau
Games Features

Snoop Dogg is Banned—The Community That Reinvented 'Def Jam: Fight for NY'

An under-appreciated piece of fighting game history gets some overdue respect thanks to the fans that never let it die.
Ian Walker
Games Features

Goodbye, Google+, You'll be Missed, At Least By RPG Fans

Google+ got plenty of shade in its short time on this world, but it was a boon for the RPG community.
Ian Williams
Games Features

Giving Workers Equal Power Isn't Radical. This Studio's Done It For Years.

Canadian developer KO_OP has been experimenting with the co-op model long before America's socialism flirtation—and it's working.
Patrick Klepek
Board Games

How Board Games Handle Slavery

A medium that often looks to the past, board games often have to confront questions about slavery's place in game design.
Sam Desatoff