Pokémon Go Could Be Amazing (And Maybe A Bit Dangerous)

The words “alternate reality game” were the last thing some hardcore Pokémon fans wanted to hear last night. I understand why. It’s a spin-off. It’s on mobile. You can’t play from the comfort of your own home. And yet! Pokémon Go could be the shot in the arm that the monster-collecting series needs. »9/10/15 4:00pm9/10/15 4:00pm


Developer Behind Creepy Alternate-Reality Adventure Games Now Making a Creepy Alternate-Reality Transmedia Game

Many years ago, the creepy alternate-reality adventure game Missing: Since January (called In Memoriam outside of the US) tried to blur the lines between its fiction and our world. In pursuing the trail of the fictional Jack Lorski and Karen Volker, players wind through real-world history and geography, as well as… »9/27/12 1:00pm9/27/12 1:00pm

Wizardcore? LARP-Rock? Whatever You Call It, This is the Best Worst Heavy Metal Video in Possibly Forever

So there I was, hanging out on the internet and minding my own business, when this music video dropped in my lap. It was created by a metal band called "Alternate Reality." It's for a song called "The King That Never Was" and it involves Arthurian legend, swordplay, and some serious costumery. »12/02/11 10:00pm12/02/11 10:00pm