Myst

The Flame in the Flood

The 63-Year-Old Retiree Who Broke A Game Looking for The End of the World

How one retiree's obsession with 'The Flame in the Flood' encapsulates a lifetime of enjoying digital worlds.
Lewis Gordon
2.1.17
Gaming

'Odyssey' Is Edutainment Done Right With Inspiration From 'Myst'

"Myst"-style adventures teaches children the history of science from Socrates to Galileo.
Leif Johnson
12.17.16
Gaming

'Obduction' Successfully Recaptures What We Loved About 'Myst'

The creator of 'Myst' tells us why he thinks we don't see games like 'Myst' that much anymore.
Leif Johnson
8.25.16
Gaming

The Makers of 'Myst' Release the First Trailer for Their New Game, 'Obduction'

The puzzles are nowhere to be found, but Obstruction's latest trailer shows the Myst team has lost none of its aesthetic genius.
Leif Johnson
3.5.16
Gaming

With 100 Hours of Puzzles, 'The Witness' Is the Kind of Gamble Gaming Needs

It's a kind of puzzle epic I don't think we've seen before.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.28.15
VICE vs Video games

What Would the World be Like if Peaceful Video Games Were More Popular Than Hyper-Violent Ones?

How would today's gaming landscape be different if the first-person puzzler, not the gory shooter, had been the most important game of the 1990s?
Mike Diver
9.10.15
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What Would the World be Like if Peaceful Video Games Were More Popular Than Hyper-Violent Ones?

How would today's gaming landscape be different if the first-person puzzler, not the gory shooter, had been the most important game of the 1990s?
Mike Diver
9.9.15
Gaming

Live Actors Didn’t Work for 90s Games. Can They Work for the New 'Guitar Hero'?

FMVs are back. Yay?
Zack Kotzer
4.16.15
Reviews

'Hohokum' Is a Clever Puzzle Game That Makes as Little Sense as Possible

"Hohokum" is a game best for players willing to forget everything they know.
Zack Kotzer
8.15.14
Gaming

The New Meaning Of "Mobile": 7 Games Helping To Define The Mobile Platform

<p>Adventures, shooters, and puzzles that you won&#8217;t be able to put down&#8230; at least until you get to your stop.</p>
Max Baehr
8.29.12