No Culture? Gameplay Aesthetes

By

Sure, it’s about a board game, and a forgettable one at that, but Greg Costikyan makes a point that it’s important to know about the history behind even bad or un-interesting games: For what godforsaken reason are we featuring Twiggy Game today?…

Read More

Anna Anthropy on Games

By

This will be the second time I’ve linked to something involving Anna Anthropy (a.k.a Aunti Pixelante), but I think she’s got a particularly different take on games and play than what we usually hear. I feel this (too short) interview highlights some…

Read More

What should games cost?

By

Recently, Amazon.com purchased one of the larger game portals, Reflexive Arcade.¬† As part of the integration, Amazon chose to lower the prices on all the casual arcade games to $9.99. ¬†This angered publishers , causing PopCap and others to pull their games…

Read More