E3 2014 Puzzle and Adventure Games You’ll Love – and What was Missed

E3 2014 Puzzle and Adventure Games You’ll Love – and What was Missed

E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo) is the event for all electronic gaming launches on the horizon. Unlike gaming conventions like Penny Arcade Expo (PAX), E3 …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 13, 2014
Antique Road Trip: American Dreamin’ comes to iPad!

Antique Road Trip: American Dreamin’ comes to iPad!

Antique Road Trip: American Dreamin’, based on the popular “Antique Road Trip” series by Boomzap Entertainment, is now available for iPad! Ever wanted to be …

Posted by marc.trani on June 11, 2014
The Big List of Anime Conventions

The Big List of Anime Conventions

You might have seen my list of must-see geek conventions where I selected 17 excellent events from a variety of geekdoms such as video games, …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 6, 2014
Virtual Reality in Your Living Room: A Glimpse into the Future of Video Games

Virtual Reality in Your Living Room: A Glimpse into the Future of Video Games

Video games are a constantly evolving medium, growing and changing in response to the technological advancements around us. Through such innovation and the ambitious vision …

Posted by Taylor Stein on June 5, 2014
How Stories Are Told in Games

How Stories Are Told in Games

Storytelling has been fundamental to human experience for thousands of years (probably the earliest form of entertainment), and yet, novel methods to tell a great …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on June 3, 2014
New Games That Inspire Learning in Kids

New Games That Inspire Learning in Kids

We’ve been talking a lot recently about how playing games with kids can be great for family bonding and for identifying and exploiting learning opportunities. …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on May 29, 2014
The World’s Best Free-to-Play Games

The World’s Best Free-to-Play Games

The world has really opened up for gamers these past few years.  Free-to-play games offer all the basics for free: you deliver the cash (if …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on May 24, 2014
Building a Better Brain, One Game at a Time

Building a Better Brain, One Game at a Time

Do you have a New Year’s resolution to improve your brain’s performance?  If so, playing more games might just be the answer! In a previous …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on May 19, 2014
Narrative Design Case Study: Dark Manor

Narrative Design Case Study: Dark Manor

Previously on the blog, we gave you an inside look at the fast-wheelin’, high-stakes world of narrative design! OK, so we gave you some examples …

Posted by Lisa Brunette on May 15, 2014
Developer Focus: Artifex Mundi

Developer Focus: Artifex Mundi

In this week’s Developer Focus, I was able to speak with Krzysztof Szaton, Game Producer at Artifex Mundi to learn a little more about what …

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 8, 2014
Mobilizing Gameplay

Mobilizing Gameplay

It’s a bit hard for an old school gamer like me to believe that so much gaming now occurs on mobile devices. People are enthusiastically …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on May 5, 2014
Virtual Families – A Game About Life

Virtual Families – A Game About Life

There is a hidden little world just inside your computer. There are little people who are lost and in need of adoption. There is an …

Posted by marc.trani on April 29, 2014