A Cute Little Holiday Present From the Makers of Device 6

The Sensational December Machine is like a snow globe that you can go inside of. What's in there? A beautifully drawn, vertiginously presented holiday fable that's a great little meditation on what it means to give and get something. » 12/23/14 1:47pm 12/23/14 1:47pm

The Beautiful Mobile Game That Never Was

The road to video game greatness is paved with unfinished projects and half baked ideas. Simogo, the tiny studio behind many revered mobile games including Beat Sneak Bandit, Year Walk, and Device 6 reminded us of that today with a short tease of a video about one of their earliest prototypes. It's a game called … » 4/17/14 9:00pm 4/17/14 9:00pm

​Hey, You Can Play Some Of The Best Indie Games Right Now

Soon, there will be a glorious deathmatch to decide the cream of the crop from 2013's independently developed video games. That's because the Independent Games Festival just announced its nominees for the awards that they give out annually to the most accomplished indie titles. Some of them aren't out yet. But others… » 1/07/14 4:00pm 1/07/14 4:00pm

LOST Meets Bond In A One-of-a-Kind iPhone Mystery Game

Play a lot of smartphone games, and it's easy to fall into a rut. This game's like Angry Birds, that game's like Jetpack Joyride, these games are like a combination of the two. Sometimes it can feel like there's nothing new under your thumbs. Then you'll play something like Device 6, and remember just how cool… » 10/21/13 8:00pm 10/21/13 8:00pm

Here's An Incredibly Novel Way To Handle Text-Based Adventure

From Simogo, the creators of the surreal Year Walk, Device 6 is a text adventure, a puzzle game, and a mystery rolled into one. It's like nothing I've ever seen before. » 7/31/13 10:00am 7/31/13 10:00am