Mess up the practice space while the band keeps playing

At first you're just knocking over, like, cups and tables and band members and stuff, but then you start to play with the sliders.

Celebrate the classic Breakout, and then rethink the term 'empathy games'


This week, our partnership with Critical Distance brings us a takedown on 'empathy games' from one of the field's most well-known independent designers, as well as a unique collection of games inspired by the classic Breakout. Read the rest

This Metal Gear Solid spoof is heavy on the 'snake'


Imagine you are playing the classic arcade game Snake against your friend, except the "snakes" are Solid Snake and Liquid Snake from Metal Gear Solid. Well, your imagination is real.

For disabled players, Twitch offers community and a second income

A new profile in The Guardian gets to know young women with ability challenges who are earning money and raising charitable funds via online streaming service Twitch.

Have a Twin Peaks dance-off with a sobbing Leland Palmer

Hey, Twin Peaks fans: Do you want to play Dance Dance Revolution with Leland Palmer? Yeah you do.

No gay nudity on Twitch, but blue alien boobs are fine

The popular streaming service has a disappointing set of standards for its sexual content policy.

Help this girl band survive its breakup, a trippy forest, and a wall of Harry Potters

An intensely strange, wonderful and substantial MSPaint adventure lets you switch among friends to solve offbeat puzzles.

I can't stop touching this minimalist, mysterious puzzle game

Simogo's new game is a clever, compelling puzzle about splitting squares. But the crafty, beloved studio might have more in store...

Hoofed mammal-themed fighting games are big business

It's not just ponies for some fans.

Enjoy Glasgow through a broken radio

Imagine what it would be like to tune around your city as an audiovisual landscape.

A special board game about nonverbal communication

And Then We Held Hands is a special tabletop game about silently negotiating the emotions of a partnership. Thanks to Kickstarter, fans can own a proper physical version for the first time.

Video tapes with strange names transport you to abstract realms

A pile of forgotten cassettes create art and mystery.

There's more to this homoerotic showering game than meets the eye

If you get the gym class schedule right, you might have a fraught but exciting encounter with a hunk who wears sunglasses in the shower.

Panoramical will change the way you conceive of sound

More than a "music visualizer", the widely-anticipated new project by David Kanaga and Fernando Ramallo is practically synesthetic, treating sound as a place to explore and customize

This adventure game about a strange clown is absolutely brilliant

I've fallen for this strange new adventure game about a horrible, balloon-like clown with a gaping maw full of yellow teeth.

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