Japan Makes Awesome Time Travel Games

Over the past few months I've been anxiously awaiting the new PS3 title Tokitowa. While some are looking forward to the love story aspect or to its attempt to make a playable anime, the core of my anticipation is something altogether different: I've been dying to play another Japanese time travel story. » 10/16/12 7:00am 10/16/12 7:00am

This Looper 8-Bit Game Trailer Shouldn't Exist But I'm Glad It Does

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As far as I know, there's no video game tethered to Rian Johnson's upcoming sci-fi thriller. That's a shame, as Looper sports exactly the kind of fictional universe I'd like to expanded on in playable form. So, good for me then, that filmmaker Deepak Chetty did the next best thing by making a retro-styled trailer… » 8/27/12 8:30am 8/27/12 8:30am

The Past is Full of Great Time Travel Games, But I Want Them In My…

This morning, I received a link to a twenty-year-old video. It's the first-ever preview of The Journeyman Project, as shown at Macworld in 1992. Perhaps appropriately for a game about time travel, I felt a distinct sense of journeying into the past while I watched it. What once looked so painstakingly rendered now, in … » 8/21/12 6:00pm 8/21/12 6:00pm

8-Bit George Washington and Adolf Hitler Fight With Cyborg Dinosaurs…

Sure, you could debate legislative achievements and spheres of influence to determine who history's greatest leader was. But you could also imagine an old-school video game where Teddy Roosevelt and Josef Stalin—looking a lot like Nintendo's Mario—face off riding weaponized extinct giant lizards. Artist Jude Buffum… » 4/13/12 12:00am 4/13/12 12:00am