Intelligame

Editorial

Intelligame’s Giving an Extra Life for Children’s Miracle Network.

Gaming provides great opportunities for us to create community and do good. This year, Intelligame joins Extra Life, a 24-hour gaming marathon to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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Twitch, and TwitchCon: A Brief Primer

I spent this past weekend in San Diego attending TwitchCon 2016…for those of you who know about neither Twitch nor TwitchCon, here’s a brief primer.

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The People of PAX West Make the Games Even Better

Being around so many enthusiastic fans at once amplified the energy of great games.  More…

Why is “The Last Bastion” Stuck in Eternal Deathmatches?

Many game universes include stories that aren’t considered canon, but what happens when those stories directly oppose the canon universe? More…

Venturing Into the Pixel: Game Art at E3 and Beyond

I’ve been to E3 for five years now, and one part never ceases to amaze me: the Into the Pixel art showcase. More…

On Games and Guns

When you’re at a convention full of games that revolve around guns and violence, real-life gun violence makes you pause. More…

GDC ’16: World-Changing Games: How “We Are Chicago” (and all other games) Shape Society

A talk about the socially-conscious game We Are Chicago proved that it’s not “if” our works will change the world, but “how.” More…

Life as RPG: Living, Leveling, and Beating Bosses in the Real World

Life is one big role-playing game, and we gain skills constantly…even ones we don’t want. That doesn’t mean we can’t still beat the boss. More…

Konami’s Phantom Limb Project, Metal Gear-Influenced Biohacking

We’ve seen science fiction become “science fact” in the past, but a gaming company influencing biohacking research? More…

What is the “Goldilocks” Difficulty?

A single game’s difficulty settings can range from walk-in-the-park to absolute absurdity, but is sacrificing challenge for expediency worth it? What difficulty is “just right?” More…