Acclaimed Games Festival IndieCade Adds an East Coast Option with…

Video game gatherings come in a few different flavors. GDC, as the name implies, is mostly for game developers and exists most as a professional networking/workshop space. The medium's biggest hype machine is E3, where developers, marketers, press and select fans spread the excitement about upcoming games. But… » 12/14/12 4:30pm 12/14/12 4:30pm

Wandering Through The 'Burning Man' Of Video Games

"Indiecade is like the burning man of video game events." » 10/10/12 1:30pm 10/10/12 1:30pm

The opening keynote was a conversation between John Romero and Steve Russell, the man who created and who could be considered the creator of the industry that we know and love. Somehow ‘games as art' infiltrated a lot of the undertones at Indiecade, but…

How Women Could Easily Lose All Their Rights, As Told By A Game

Imagine waking up to a world where people think less of you for reading or writing. Or one where it's not likely that you'd learn how to read or write at all, and if you did, you'd have to get rid of the evidence—erase the data, destroy the letters. Imagine not having much control over the affairs of your life, from… » 8/23/12 12:00pm 8/23/12 12:00pm

What Were All Those Indie Games Doing at E3 Anyway?

Most game enthusiasts expect to hear about the new Halo, Call of Duty and Final Fantasy (sorry if you were waiting on news for FFXV) at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo. What they may be surprised by is a size-changing game like Scale, the loopy cosmic momentum of Gravity Ghost or the colorful Kinect… » 6/15/12 11:00am 6/15/12 11:00am