​Best Game About Being a Spider Gets a Sequel with a Real-World Twist

Five years ago, Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor became an instant classic in the iPhone games library. The moody, wordless experience turned players into multi-legged predators wending their way into creepy environments and a foreboding meta-story. That game's sequel won't just be debuting on iOS; it'll be on… » 4/13/14 5:00pm 4/13/14 5:00pm

The Making Of A Very Different Kind of War Video Game

"The pattern is always the same," video game designer Pawel Miechowski told me recently. "People struggle for food, soap and medicine. They trade liquor or any alcohol for bullets or any weapons. That's what happened in Sarajevo." That's what happens in cities wracked by war. That's what will happen in Pawel Miechowski's… » 4/08/14 10:00am 4/08/14 10:00am