Day: April 12, 2020

Utopias pictures an optimistic future via nine acidic dreamscapes
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Utopias pictures an optimistic future via nine acidic dreamscapes

Things are looking bleak right now, y’all. Between global pandemics, environmental and economic collapse, and just about everything happening with politics, it’s often hard to look on the bright side – let alone start planning for a better tomorrow. But Utopias: Navigating Without Coordinates, released today, is trying its hardest to do just that. A collectivist work from collectivist artists, Utopias wants to explore what it means for games to be “utopian”, by way of alien house-parties, anti-bullets and bird emancipation. read more

Stuck indoors for Easter? Here are some videogame egg hunts going on now
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Stuck indoors for Easter? Here are some videogame egg hunts going on now

It’s Easter Sunday, but around the world, most people are stuck inside to wait out the coronavirus pandemic. That means no large, public gatherings – the kind that are traditionally an integral part of the holiday. While it’s hardly the same as attending a real-life egg hunt, several videogames are hosting online activities that are at least nominally themed around Easter. read more