Become a pharmaceutical industry monster in this striking new simulation game

A new "tycoon"-style game offers a provocative look at the world of making people healthy for profit.

Lo-Fi Let's Play: Life & Death


As a child, I dreamed of becoming a surgeon, thanks to 1988's Life & Death -- before Surgeon Simulator or Trauma Center, this awkward, deathly-serious medical game gave me the idea that I should volunteer to practice appendectomies on the other third-graders. Read the rest

OpenWorm milestone: artificial worm gains muscle sensation

James sez, "Mini-milestone in the OpenWorm Project, the collaborative, open source attempt to construct an artificial life form from the cellular level to the point where it's able to have basic problem-solving abilities. They've now artificially recreated internal muscle sensation, a building block for movement, entirely through code -- watch the eerie video!" Read the rest