Macy Lytle

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Indie Games’ Most Cryptic Mystery Apparently Just A Frog Fractions Teaser

One of the most cryptic, arcane mysteries in indie games has led its investigators to videos of the <i>Frog Fractions</i> developer tasting soups. <i>Frog</i> …

What People Who Make Video Games Think of Westworld

We don’t know all the secrets of HBO’s hit series Westworld, but we do know the park inside the show is essentially just like a video game There are …

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Vintage Computers Photographed With Modern-Day Art Direction

Photographer Docubyte's digitally-retouched technological dinosaurs<p>When you see photos of classic cars from past decade, they're often beautifully …

The "Eye Sigil" Conspiracy Is Indie Games' Most Arcane Mystery

“Dunno if I’m out of the loop, but what the hell is this?” <i>Crypt of the NecroDancer</i> player RireMakar asked on Reddit last May. In the main folder of …

Original Metroid Composer Writes Heartfelt Letter Thanking Fans

This morning, on Aug. 6, the Metroid anniversary’s Twitter account posted a thankful and endearing letter from the original NES Metroid’s composer, …

The Misguided YouTuber/Fan War Against 'Bad Games Journalism'

I was going to stay out of this one, but sure enough, here I am. This past week, YouTuber The Black Hokage made headlines with a new video called “Gaming Journalism is a Joke.” Naturally, it blew up among fan communities like NeoGAF and reddit who make a pastime of lambasting the games press for …

Pokemon GO Field Test Now Open for US Residents

The moment is finally here: you can sign up for the <i>Pokémon GO</i> field test in the US. It’s worth noting up front that this is in fact a closed field …

Video Games And The Door Problem

“So what does a game designer do? Are you an artist? Do you design characters and write the story? Or no, wait, you’re a programmer?”<p><i>This blog post</i> …

Jon Blow on The Witness, plans for new games, and Earth Defense Force

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday at 4:00pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in …

Sex, shopping and video game longevity

Recently two interesting events have made me think about this idea of lasting happiness specifically in relation to video games. First, Liam Edwards …

Samorost 3 is the best adventure game in years

In a cabin near Walker’s Lake, in Mississippi, there’s a piece of driftwood that looks almost like a wolf’s head. From another angle, it appears as …

Animation software used by Futurama and Studio Ghibli will soon be free

There are a lot of hurdles you have to be able to get over if you want to make cartoons, especially in world where the medium was already perfected …

Microsoft's HoloLens Big Play - Big Miss

When Microsoft showed HoloLens at TED in Vancouver, its presentation was dramatic and impressive. I wasn't sure why, but the TED crowd of techno early adopters and thought leaders seemed less than impressed. The augmented reality glasses promised to place holograms on top of the real world.<p><i>photo:</i> …

Augmented Reality

Ten of the Best One-Night Games

Whether it’s an RPG that tells a story over dozens of hours, or a strategy game that takes months to master, games are often a considerable time …

One of the best VR games we've seen is all about lying to your friends

Have you ever played the party game <i>Mafia</i> (or its hairy twin sibling <i>Werewolf</i>)? If not, go read about them. We'll wait.<p>The short version: A group of …

6 of your favorite Nintendo games reimagined as stylish subway maps

As an adult, you may not have the time to play all your favorite classic Nintendo games these days, but at least you can put them on your …

Retrogaming

Our 10 Most Anticipated Adventure Games Of 2016

2015 was fantastic for gamers who love quality adventures. Life is Strange, Tales From The Borderlands, SOMA, Broken Age, and more helped form one of …

Last Week, Microsoft Reportedly Sold 99 Xbox Ones in Japan

In a nation of 127 million people, last week only ninety-nine of them wanted to buy an Xbox One. Ouch.<p>Double digits! In comparison, according to data …

1963 ... Motorola World - around the rock!