2K to release The Art of the Game documentary for free
Live premier to air tomorrow night.
Live premier to air tomorrow night.
Is Dear Esther artwork or game? Does it matter? Joe Martin weighs in.
The Smithsonian Art Museum selects 80 titles for its forthcoming Art of Video Games exhibition.
John asks if the constant push for polygons stops developers from improving games in other ways.
We take a look at The Void - a surreal life-after-death strategy adventure game from the developer of Pathologic. Borderline incoherent, but totally wonderful, The Void screams innovation and uniqueness in every aspect - but is it any good? We find out.
Don Ivan Punchatz, the artist behind the artwork on the original Doom box, has died of cardiac arrest.
From Tale of Tales, the makers of The Path, comes a new arthouse game, Fatale. Exploring the biblical figure of Salome, who performed an erotic dance for Herod in return for John The Baptist's head as payment, Fatale definitely has a unique premise. We take a ponder.
The first pieces of concept art have begun to emerge from what is thought to be Warren Spector's latest project.
Zeno Clash bowled us over with its clever story and surreal setting. Now, we catch up with the brains behind the mental world of Zeno Clash to try and find out how the beautifully unreal world of Zenozoik was finally realised, as well as what might be next for ACE Team.
Tale of Tales' The Path has proven to be a divisive game for players, with many struggling to understand it while others (like us) laud the game for vision and originality. Now we catch up with the lead designers of The Path to see what they think about the 'games as art' argument.
Tim Schafer, lead designer on Grim Fandango, has released the original design document for the game ten years later.
A recent study in Stanford, California has revealed that male gamers pursue the hobby primarily out of a need to conquer.
Mainstream commercial games driving you nuts? Want some quick, free games to fill your lunch breaks or early evenings? We've got just the thing in our round-up of the best PC and Nintendo DS indie and experimental games.
An American artist who uses interactive media and games to express the plight of civilians in Iraq has had his exhibitions closed.
Molecular Expressions specialises in microphotography, and has a fascinating gallery of artwork hidden in computer chips - artwork so small you need a microscope to see it.
This year we didn't just get graphics cards and computer games in our Christmas stockings - some of us got books too. So, in an attempt to prove that the internet hasn't killed printed media, we take a look at some of the best and worst books about gaming available!
The Flemish Ministry of Culture knows that all the cool kids play computer games and has invested a stack of cash into the industry.
Clive Barker makes the news again this week, continuing to say that games are an artform and that critics like Roger Ebert don't understand the medium.
We've all been there - a great mod, great ideas...and no posts. What's missing? Well, mod-god Pete Dickison of Orac fame is here to tell you: ideas are only as good as how you present them. And he's here to teach you about how to write the project log of your dreams.
2K Boston is making the official sixty-page Bioshock artbook, which was originally planned to be in the Collectors Edition, available for free download.
Clive Barker bigs up games as an art form and smack-talks Roger Ebert at the same time.
Atari is auctioning off some of its oldest stuff via Sotheby's auction house, from original concept art for Dig Dug to draft manuals.
Details are surfacing about Raven's work on the sequel to the grandfather of modern computer gaming, Wolfenstein.
The photo "Congressional Reds" by wins the April bit-tech photo of the month competition!
The photo "Blue Dawn" by Nath Chandler wins the March bit-tech photo of the month competition!
The photo "Forking Reflections" by Dom Wrapson wins the February bit-tech photo of the month competition!
French minister, Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres, has called for video games to be classified as an art form. Could Mario ever really aesthetically satisfy you?
Wolverine is back with his latest mod project - a 'Biomech' case inspired by the art work of H.R. Giger. Check out the full worklog and the superb finished result!
Desperate to turn your telephone pad scrawls into a stunning desktop wallpaper, but think a graphics tablet is out of your budget? Maybe the Genius MousePen is for you.
If you're a 'Webmaster and all-around Internet guru' then the job of a lifetime has come up: working for id Software in Dallas, Texas. Details within.