After Learning to Make Video Games, What Comes Next

You're going to want to keep track of six video games coming from New York University's Game Center. One of them might be a spiritual successor to the hit PlayStation 3 game Journey and another one is on track to be a great multiplayer game that blends elements of starship game FTL with Star Control II. This past… » 9/16/14 11:00am 9/16/14 11:00am

When Super Smash Bros. Meets Soccer, Barabariball Happens

E3's said and done and Nintendo didn't even offer up so much as a teaser for a new Smash Bros. game. And, Sony, well, they've got their All-Stars Battle Royale thing coming soon. But one indie creator's taking the multi-tiered madness of the mash-up fighting series into an intriguing sports-tinged direction. » 6/08/12 10:00am 6/08/12 10:00am

Here's a Game That Will Throw You into B-Boy Style Dance Battles

Maybe you're like me. You like music enough to want to dance to it but the thought of showing off your lack of co-ordination to the world keep you off the dance floor. And yeah, there are dance games that have you mimicking all kinds of choreography but the human element that would make those games more social can… » 5/28/12 9:00pm 5/28/12 9:00pm

For One Night Only, a Game You Need to Get Drunk to Play

Video games took over New York University last week and a whole bunch of people got drunk to celebrate. Well, that's not entirely accurate. NYU's Game Center held its third annual No Quarter exhibition last week, a yearly event where they showcase work that they commission from inventive game designers. » 5/25/12 3:30pm 5/25/12 3:30pm

To-Do in New York: Play the Next Indie Sensations Before Anyone Else

Indie games that capture your imagination like Canabalt, Sword & Sworcery and Beat Sneak Bandit seem to come out of nowhere sometimes. But, in the case of other ambitious titles, like Mark Essen's Nidhogg or Terry Cavanaugh's At a Distance actually get commissioned by New York University's Game Center for their… » 4/27/12 3:30pm 4/27/12 3:30pm

The Rocking Chair Controller, The Buckets Of Water Controller

Students at New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program weren't trying to make video games when they found ways to use a rocking chair or two buckets full of water as controllers. » 12/25/10 1:00pm 12/25/10 1:00pm