Zane Plays Proboid is a clever animated short from Polaris about a deep space explorer cut off from all forms of communication... except Twitch chat. Somehow, livestream viewers find his emergency channel and think it’s a video game stream. Things do not go well for him.
My favourite tribute is Cynthia Galant’s (who played Charlotte and younger version of Leda clones) in which she is being all of them:
This is art.
OpenRA, the open source project that takes Westwood’s classic RTS games and makes them prettier (and better) on modern systems, has just turned 10. Here’s a new trailer to celebrate.
But will she finally be rescued? Rescued from loneliness by a Princess?
Game maker (and co-founder of game studio MiniBoss) Pedro Medeiros knows pixel art, and he wants to teach you. Every Tuesday since September, he’s posted an animated GIF demonstrating an aspect of animation.
For the past two years, Montreal-based artist Sophie Labelle has published Assigned Male, a webcomic about an 11-year-old transgender girl named Stephanie who is in earliest stages of transitioning and coming out to the people around her. While Labelle’s work has been noted in the queer webcomics community for its…
Just read it.
Pokémon Nova Sun and Umbra Moon is a mechanical rework of last year’s big Pokémon releases meant to give fans a challenging Pokémon experience. Battles in this mod are tougher thanks to a combination of high levels, a more intense difficulty curve, and an AI that uses actual competitive strategies.
Two game devs made up a classic JRPG to help promote their new title, a twine game about fandom, nostalgia and Usenet boards. What they didn’t count on was people believing the fake game was real.
Chibi-Patsy is best Patsy:
Over the last few weeks, a YouTube channel has been uploading a Let’s Play of a game called Petscop. On the surface, Petscop appears to be a peppy animal collecting game that was never officially released. Hiding underneath that, though, is a dark and fucked up game that references real-life child killings. Nobody can…
In response to overwhelming pressure from the melanin-less masses who were butt-hurt about the last trailer for the upcoming series Dear White People, Netflix, instead of bowing to the fragile egos of the people who threatened to boycott the streaming service, decided to troll them instead.
Good Smile Company’s Tracer Nendoroid now has some company: this Mei figure, who is cute as a forzen lil’ button.
It’s still April 1st, but this is no joke: Rick and Morty season 3 is here, and you can watch the first episode right now, for a while at least.
Narita Boy is part video game project, part idle day dream. Even its creator isn’t entirely sure what it will become. But the art and energy behind it is undeniable. Like a long forgotten NES cart buried in your grandparents’ basement, Narita Boy insinuates itself in the imagination like a memory of something that…
In 2015 Cartoon Network Games and developer Grumpyface Studios released Steven Universe: Attack the Light, one of the best mobile role-playing games ever. This summer they’re back and on game consoles with Steven Universe: Save the Light.
In Kingsway, Andrew Morrish’s upcoming PC role-playing game, monsters are pop-ups, quests are emails and your backpack is a cluttered file folder. That’s right, it’s an OSRPG.
Generation two is here, and it brings with it a slew of new faces to Pokémon Go.