Indie Arcades and Wu-Tang Joust: Photos from the Motherboard Relaunch Party

Last night, Vice's sub-site Motherboard celebrated its official relaunching the best way possible: by throwing a giant party, having Rza play and getting everyone drunk. Indie arcade-makers Babycastles were also there to bring their own brand of gaming weirdness along with the whole gang behind Sportsfriends. »11/30/12 1:00pm11/30/12 1:00pm

Some of Keita Takahashi's Video Game Dreams Will Come True This Summer, And You Can Play Them [UPDATE]

Keita Takahashi, the free-thinking creator of Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy is teaming up with Babycastles, the free-thinking New York City-based video game art curators for a most wonderful exhibition. They're turning several of Takahashi's brainstorms into real-world, physical games for an exhibition premiering… »7/30/12 3:30pm7/30/12 3:30pm

This Video Might Convince Your Doubtful Friends That Games Can Be Art

For a relaxing time, sit back and watch this terrific PBS short documentary on the artistic merits of video games. The video runs only about 7 minutes, and features NYU's Eric Zimmerman, game designer and researcher Jesper Juul, Kotaku contributor and secret nerdcore superstar Leigh Alexander, and Babycastles »10/26/11 9:30pm10/26/11 9:30pm