Tag: video games

  • Crazy Detail

    In an interview with a level designer for the video game, Last of Us Part 2, we learn that one part of the game took a “solid two years” to build. Near the end of the interview, Brown asks Hill roughly how long the entire sequence took to build from scratch and perfect. “Pretty much […]

  • Kagura, making music with your body

    Brian Eno once said, “The problem with computers is that there is not enough Africa in them.” The interfaces we use to interact with computers are too digital, not fuzzy enough to sense analog inputs. We’re stuck with mouse and keyboard. Kagura is a game that runs on a laptop and uses the camera to […]

  • Hacking Madden

    Hacking Madden

    It’s Super Bowl Sunday, one of the most controlled sporting events on the planet. While it’s not exactly rigged, every aspect of the game has been optimized for maximum viewing audience engagement. Sure, there’s a football game in there somewhere but every variable has been carefully engineered to maximize viewing enjoyment. Some suspect that the […]

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