Indie Gaming

Gaming

Yes, Simulation Games Are Amazing

If offering an alternative to violent video gaming isn’t enough, allow these seemingly mundane gems to be the reason why you try a sim.
Beckett Mufson
2.16.16
Gaming

Play a Cushion-Powered Virtual Reality Video Game by Sitting (or Standing)

Immerse yourself in the psychedelic, physical world of Prashast Thapan's Oculus Rift and RestBox-powered indie game 'Static Lagoon.'
TCP Staff
4.30.15
Gaming

Zero-G Simulator Lets You Float Through an Oculus Rift Space Station

Virtual reality designer Martin Schubert's 'Weightless' uses Magic Leap motion capture software to give you virtual hands as you float through a space station in Oculus Rift.
Beckett Mufson
12.16.14
Gaming

Meet The Indie Developer Using 'Samurai Jack' To Inspire A New Style Of Gaming

Student game designer Kevin Wong made a stunning, vector-based stealth game that will spark Aku-related flashbacks.
Beckett Mufson
7.17.14
Gaming

Destroy Alzheimer's Disease With Lasers In This Sci-Fi Video Game

By piloting a laser spaceship, "Cascade" invites you to defend a brain from Alzheimer's-causing proteins.
Emerson Rosenthal
5.1.14
Gaming

Brazilians Play Frogger On Skyscrapers To Raise Traffic Safety Awareness

Brazilian gaming festival Mostra Play! invites you to play (on the side of a building) against preventable traffic accidents.
The Creators Project
4.15.14
Gaming

Lose Yourself In Bat Country In This Free "Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas" Influenced Browser Game

It's a Surreal "Journey to the Heart of the American Dream" in this free, browser-based indie game.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.17.14
Gaming

Grapefrukt Takes Us Inside His Minimalist Artsy Video Games

Grapefrukt, aka Martin Jonasson, muses on the advantages of being a one-man team and building his own indie-game universe.
Benoit Palop
8.19.13
Gaming

Gamer's Paradise: Analog Group Gaming Breaks Into The Digital Space

<p>Increasingly, indie game developers are interested in designing games that bring people together at parties, exhibitions, and other public settings where the game serves as a social touchstone.</p>
Leigh Alexander
9.21.12
Music

Gamer's Paradise: Rhythm Gaming Beyond The Band Game Boom

<p>A brief history of the music game, and a preview of the highly-anticipated <i>Sound Shapes</i> out today for Sony PlayStation Vita.</p>
Leigh Alexander
8.7.12
Gaming

Gamer's Paradise: Mass Entertainment Doesn’t Need To Be Mindless

<p>In the debut of her new column, gaming journalist Leigh Alexander discusses how video games are transforming into the vanguard of our culture.</p>
Leigh Alexander
7.24.12