[INTERVIEW] We asked a few questions to Théo Le Du, aka Cosmografik, the creative director and game designer of "Type:Rider", about the origins of the game and his stance on the world's most hated font.
[GAME-INSPIRED] This new interactive website will tell you everything you want to know about Mario. From the 1981 Donkey Kong game where Mario was known as "Jumpman" to the upcoming Super Mario 3D World, the "Museum" presents the different games of the Super Mario franchise divided by eras.
[WATCH&LISTEN] To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the cult fighting game, Capcom released last year a special "Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collection" set that included a 72-minute documentary about the game. The video is now available for free on YouTube.
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[WTF] No need to state how Tumblr is full of blogs focusing on very specific subjects. Well, here is another one. The title is pretty much self-explanatory: this Tumblr collects all the toilets featured in video games.
ArenaNet and NCsoft have worked together to produce Guild Wars 2, the game that dusts off the old formula of the old MMORPG formula. We meet with Matt Wuerffel, game designer at ArenaNet for a game design talk.
Brower Games, Mobile Games and Online Games seem to have teamed up to cause some ruccus in the games industry. This intermedia tagg team match with the publishers of classic stand alone game titles does not follow regular wrestling rules. Moves haven´t been accorded prior to the match. So that this seems a real fight…
It’s not always easy to find the motivation during cold winter months to make your way outside to exercise. So, there could not be a more ideal moment for the launch of the fruit of a recent collaboration between Nike and Microsoft Kinect: Nike + Kinect Training, a custom home training program (yes, it's a training program, and not a « video game »).
[GAME-INSPIRED] Visitors of the GAME exhibition, currently on at the Dublin Science Gallery, can play to the 1979 arcade game Lunar Lander. The installation is more than a retrogaming experience: a drawing robot retraces on a black board the player's exact path in the game.
[INDIE GAME] Follow McMickey and Air Jordan in crazy adventures in the Internet desert. Jumping from one video to the next is plenty of fun but it is also dangerous. Your exploration of the web off the Google highways might send you to jail!
[GAME-INSPIRED] Created by Orange and Lexis Numérique, this "total fiction" takes you on the trail of 5 missing scientists. To help you in your quest, many tools are at your disposal, you can investigate through a smartphone app, a tablet or laptop game.
[INDIE GAME] A robot keeps flying up but you'll need to help him by putting boxes under his tiny robotic feet. The higher you'll get, the more challenging the game becomes (duh) so stay focused to reach the sky.
[WATCH&LISTEN] From Angry Birds to Zelda, Evan Seitz made this video going through the alphabet in video games titles. Each letter was created in the style of the game, which doesn't necessarily make it easier to recognize. Try for yourself!