Video Game ‘Healing Spaces’ Wants To Change The Way We Treat Dementia

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Among the bombast and cacophony of E3 2018’s West Hall last month, nestled firmly in IndieCade’s line of featured video games, sits a young woman at a table, a seemingly empty display behind her. There’s no gaming console or PC to be found and no flash…

Hideo Kojima on Casting ‘Bionic Woman,’ the Influence of Film, Importance of Secrecy

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It took an impassioned three-and-a-half-hour presentation, sometimes nearly punctuated by tears, to convince Lindsay Wagner (“The Bionic Woman”) to take a creative leap of faith and appear in a video game in development by Hideo Kojima, the auteur game…

The Evolution of ‘We Happy Few’ From Survival Sim to Story-Driven Adventure

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A lot can change in a few years. When development on “We Happy Few” began in 2014, Compulsion Games was a small indie studio with an ambitious idea. Four years later (with just months to go before the adventure game’s Aug. 10 release on PC and consoles…

‘Rick and Morty’ Co-Creator Justin Roiland on Splitting Development Time Between Video Games, TV

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For the foreseeable future “Rick and Morty” co-creator Justin Roiland plans to devote his time to the creation of video games at his studio Squanch Games. But also, he plans to devote his time to the creation of new episodes of “Rick and Morty” under t…

‘Overkill’s The Walking Dead’ Captures Essence of Comics

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Like a hurricane, like a wildfire, like an earthquake, the zombies of “The Walking Dead” aren’t a conflict to be overcome, they are a force of nature to be avoided. The same is true in upcoming game “Overkill’s The Walking Dead.” The sooner players lea…

‘Total War: Three Kingdoms’ Mixes Romance and History in Ancient China

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The “Total War” series has branched out in quite a few ways over time, there is way more to experience outside the straight forward large-scale tactical gameplay featured in mainline games. “Warhammer”, “Thrones of Britannia”, and “Arena” titles have e…

Control a Viking Warrior in the Multiplayer, Open-World Adventure ‘Rune Ragnarok’

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After nearly 20 years of working on other games like “Prey” and its cancelled sequel, Human Head Games is returning home with “Rune: Ragnarok,” a resurrected follow-up to “Rune,” the studios first project that launched all the way back in 2000. It’s so…