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99 Free Games from 2009

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[Editors Note: ‘AAA’ games are big, long, and not worth the money – so says Christopher Hyde in this lengthy critique of the mainstream commercial games industry. In one sense, it’s a very¬†practical demonstration of the wealth of excellent games being produced…

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Video Gameplay Database

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Daniel Rehn, an artist and designer in Southern California, is collaborating with Jeremy Douglass, a postdoctoral fellow at UCSD, on a research project they call the Video Gameplay Database. Noting influences from people like Ben Fry and John Maeda (among others), the…

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Robotics, Games and Warfare

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A post over at Bot Junkie points out a Popular Mechanics piece detailing the Defense Department’s development of the Vigilante unmanned helicopter, an unmanned device that carries an on-board shotgun and is controlled with a familiar input device: The rifle currently mounted…

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