The Beginner's Guide
'Welcome to Bummertown' Tells a Pointed Joke About Game Development
Metafictional narratives in games could help bridge the gap between the conditions facing creators and their audience's expectations.
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How Valve’s Source Engine Took Gaming Out of Corridors
From ‘Half-Life 2’ to ‘Titanfall 2’, the engine’s produced worlds that have tricked us into believing they’re bigger than they really are.
The Best Games of 2015 I Had Time to Play
These are Motherboard's best games of the year because who's going to stop me?
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
Step Inside the Labyrinthine Mind of a Game Developer in 'The Beginner's Guide'
The creator of "The Stanley Parable" creates another brilliant, very meta game.