As post-secondary students are in the midst of completing another year of grueling finals, the International Game Developer’s Association, Toronto Chapter (IGDA Toronto) sought to question and challenge the value of higher education when it comes to game development. The key question for their April panel is whether vocational colleges and/or universities can equip the [...]
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The Adventures of Rubberkid is a short, sweet, and brightly-coloured arcade game that has bullying prevention as its central theme. It is a free webgame that is aimed at kids and the playthrough can be done in one sitting.
Christine Love, the prolific developer of elaborate visual novels and narrative games, has announced a sequel to her most acclaimed title, Analogue: A Hate Story. This upcoming title is called Hate Plus. Both games are set in a universe in the future where cryogenics and Artificial Intelligence are commonplace in a spaceship that generations have [...]
Once in a while, a title appears that addresses the necessary social issues of everyday life. These are social issues that are often overlooked not only in games, but in the broader scope of popular entertainment media. A Closed World does this concisely and with a simplicity that resounds with me long after its playtime. Read the full review…