Telling an emotional story through a game can be an iffy thing. Sometimes you can pull it off, sometimes it falls short of the impact you wanted. Papo and Yo, released earlier this summer via Sony’s Playstation Network, does fairly well and seems to hit most of the goals it was trying for. Telling the … Continue Reading →
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In April 2010, famed movie critic Roger Ebert declared that “Video games can never be art.” Then, a few short months later, Ebert admitted that he had played two games many years ago (one of which he didn’t have the patience for) and that while he still believes he’s right that games can’t be art, … Continue Reading →
Hot off their “Fantastic Four” 50th anniversary exhibit, the folks at Green Brain Comics and their in-store Headspace art gallery turn cold with a new show of wintery pin-ups by female artists. “Hot/Cold” is curated by co-owner Katie Merritt and includes works from 14 Michigan artists, including Katie Cook (“Fraggle Rock”), Jane Irwin (“Vogelein”), friend … Continue Reading →