DiGRA 2024 + Interactive Noise

I will fly to Guadalajara this weekend for DiGRA 2024 to present the new developments in the research Hugo Montembeault and I are doing on videoludic noise. To mark the occasion, I’m launching Interactive Noise today. It’s an evolution of my past reviews but through Substack. It’s easier to read, you can subscribe to the […]

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Exophilie – iDMAa Wild Media 2024

Exophilie will be part of International Digital Media and Arts Association 2024’s Wild Media exhibition at Winona State University (June 24-30). I recorded this (messy) presentation of the game’s postmortem for the exhibition. Why not share my anxiety with the world? Confused ramblings, tentacles, alien pr0n, AI conspiracies, and other inhuman pleasures await. Enjoy.

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Indie Games Reviews 42 – 04/30/2024

Restart by JesseAidyn – https://jesseaidyn.itch.io/restart  This poetic experience offers a sumptuous world to explore and unravel – the hints hiding in the verses of a poem. This game is part of Jesse Aidyn’s more extensive research in logical contradictions, but I dare say it also explores sensorial and affective contradictions, offering magical and horrifying surprises. It’s […]

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Indie Games Reviews 41 – 02/25/2024

Last Seen Online by qwook – https:// https://qwook.itch.io/last-seen-online This effective retro-OS puzzle game perfectly invoked the specific dread of Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s brand of horror. The naivete of teenage angst doesn’t prevent eternal cyberlamentations. Perfect World by phasein – https://phasein.itch.io/perfect-world Another brilliant title by phasein, this time tackling capitalism and the Anthropocene. It’s an excellent and satisfying […]

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Indie Games Reviews 40 – 01/19/2024

Buckshot Roulette by Mike Klubnika – https://mikeklubnika.itch.io/buckshot-roulette Super inventive take on Russian Roulette. Take 13 Tzametzi and set it into a Soviet uchronia with the underlying dread that God is against you. Mike Klubnika proves he is not only the master of intricate mechanized puzzle games but also of the horror of chance and zero-sum games […]

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