As much as we all love visual eye-candy, there are times when less is more. If done right, you can leave more of a visual impact using simple splashes of black on white than all the technical tricks in heaven and earth.
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Playing The Unfinished Swan feels a lot like being three years old. You make a terrible mess, and then when someone asks you "Why did you do that?" the only real answer you have is that, weirdly, it felt right. There was just something about that wall that begged to be drawn on with crayons, something about the VCR…
In the first chapter of The Unfinished Swan, you will paint a wall.
This year's Tokyo Game Show has showcased many titles, but none of them has an ounce of the creativity shown in The Unfinished Swan.
Stephen nailed it earlier today when he said the PS3's "last place" standing is causing Sony to try some refreshingly different stuff. Latest example: this new trailer for The Unfinished Swan, which if you heard described as "oh a game where you wander around painting" sounds boring, but when you see it looks …
I'm not sure what's not to like about the first-person painting/shooter The Unfinished Swan. Who wouldn't love this game?
Man, there's been a lot of Call of Duty news tonight. Perhaps, if you don't like the series, too much. If that's you, here's a palette cleanser, in the form of a PSN game that's about swans, and paint, and pretty music.
File under Curious. The Unfinished Swan, an XNA project from indie coder Ian Dallas, is a novel take on the FPS genre, set in an entirely colorless world. Don't worry, it's not one of those 'bringing color back to the Kingdom Of Sad' lamefests. Instead, you need to reveal the landscape around you by firing blobs of…