Marvel at the power of a psychic cat

What if, to a cat, the human world looks like a huge failed civilization bisected by unnatural celestial shapes?

You are Michael Jackson, and you must defeat Michael Jackson

This two-player Michael Jackson game masters the look and feel of an illegal bargain-bin knockoff from the lost 1980s. Did you know he could transform into a spaceship?

Get a wistful, mysterious brain-teaser at a ridiculous discount this week

Road Not Taken, the strange, risky but compelling game from Spry Fox (Triple Town, Alphabear), is 80 percent off, and we think you should check it out.

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

Wheels of Aurelia, a girls' road trip, may be my favorite game of 2015 so far

The driving hardly matters at all. I love Lella. If I'd known her I would have gone to France with her in a heartbeat.

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.

Try a stylish, Saul Bass-inspired two-player duel

I don't know what the name means, but NotDOBA looks stylish.

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.

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