Feb 18, 2014 — This quirky adventure comedy game has more pop culture references than VH1. Nearly every object and character you encounter is an opportunity for a laugh. But you get to deliver the punch line.
Feb 4, 2014 — The fictional Dan Kaplan is struggling to finish a high-stakes book while balancing the needs of his wife and son. You pull the strings in this family drama by scouring the Kaplans' thoughts and memories. The emotion-driven story is compelling, but is a game about real-life problems actually fun?
Jan 22, 2014 — Nidhogg is a frenetic, two-player sword-dueling game that harkens back to the old days of competitive arcade games when players jockeyed for position in both the physical world and a virtual one.
Jan 7, 2014 — Desktop Dungeons is like Minesweeper in bed with chess and wrapped in a warm blanket of Dungeons and Dragons. In just 15 minutes you can explore a dungeon, fight monsters and find wonderful treasures.
Nov 29, 2013 — As video games become more mainstream, some social action organizations are using them to raise awareness or raise funds. They advocate for a range of causes, from the struggles of women in the developing world to the effects of power in Congress.
Nov 22, 2013 — Among gamers, there's a great schism between the casual players who poke away at their cellphones and hard-core devotees who pound at controllers and keyboards for hours at a time. Game makers are trying hard to target both thriving groups.
Nov 20, 2013 — Trip Hawkins founded Electronic Arts, the company behind the Madden NFL video game. His latest venture is heading in a very different direction: using the advances in gaming technology to teach children emotional intelligence.
Nov 19, 2013 — Video games are increasingly seen as a deep, artistic medium, as much as a form of entertainment. But behind the big-budget behemoths of the video game industry sits the growing and expanding market of independent video games. These are games created by small teams and even solo developers.
Nov 18, 2013 — New basketball video games are touting their high-tech graphics, but the realistic play experience extends to the ear as well. The games feature action-packed commentary from famous TV announcers with dialogue for every situation. The more spontaneous it sounds, the better.
Nov 18, 2013 — Coming up on All Tech this week: how video gaming can compel real-life action, the return of old favorites, and the latest innovations in the world of gaming. And, of course, we've started a new Tumblr to go with it.