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“Monument Valley” Studio to Launch VR game

One of the most remarkable things about Monument Valley, the mobile puzzler from Ustwo, was how it managed to lure in people who don’t play games. Its intuitive controls and beautiful, MC Escher-inspired worlds made it the rare blockbuster that almost anyone could play. And now the studio is looking to do the same thing […]
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1-888-FUTURES: “Dial a future, deliver a present.”

A lot of work in the design fiction / speculative design mould is created, it seems, for no one in particular. Even if produced only once (like an artwork), often in effect it’s a mass consumption object rather than something made for one. So 1-888-FUTURES is a small experiment in making such future design more […]
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ISMAR 2015 Exhibition: Data Body As Artifact

Such approaches have shifted the ways in which we perceive ourselves, in relation to our online identities (data bodies) and their positioning within the various socio/political/ economic networks that they traverse. As our online presence consolidates, what happens to our material presence? What traces, shadows, echoes and footprints from digital presence become materialised?…The Data Body […]
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#PRISOM Now On Show at TRANSITIO_MX 06

The wonderful Skot Deeming has curate-included #PRISOM, our anti-surveillance game made with Dreaming Methods and Chris Joseph, as part of this fantastic festival. #PRISOM is exhibited alongside such other amazing projects as The Stanley Parable, Papers, Please and Atari-Noise. Since 2005, The National Council for Culture and Arts, through the National Center of Arts and […]
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Indigenous Australian Storytelling + Historical Accuracy

“When you have three generations constantly in the know, and tasked with checking as a cultural responsibility, that creates the kind of mechanism that could explain why [Indigenous Australians] seem to have done something that hasn’t been achieved elsewhere in the world: telling stories for 10,000 years.” Source: Revealed: how Indigenous Australian storytelling accurately records […]