In the 1917 board game “Suffragetto,” two players compete as either police or suffragettes to defend their political bases.
Have you ever wanted to throw a piano or screeching cat at Le Corbusier’s pristinely white 1931 Villa Savoye in France?
“We grieve in silence,” game maker Ryan Green says at one point in That Dragon, Cancer, an interactive experience based on the illness and eventual death of his son, Joel.
For December, we’ve got a psychedelic plane ride tribute to a man who died in a crash, a paper craft city, subway line design, and tree pruning (it’s fun!).
It includes a 14-face die carved from an animal tooth, 21 rectangular game pieces featuring painted numbers, and a broken tile that once made up part of the game board.
In Layers of Fear, a new game by the Poland-based Bloober Team, you are an artist who has gone completely insane.
Walk through a glitchy realm of skulls and flowers, have a Twin Peaks dance battle in the Black Lodge, alter an alternative reality, and experience an 18th-century opera as a puzzle.
After a social media uproar, the Denmark-based Serious Games Interactive removed a “Slave Tetris” mini-game from their Playing History: Slave Trade.
In a new monthly series, we’re highlighting a few games, apps, and interactive digital experiences recommended for the art crowd. For September, here’s a simulation of an Italian Renaissance painting guild, a Surrealist puzzler, a glitchy Pac-Man, and the most thought-provoking game on junk mail yet.
In the game Lissitzky’s Revenge, you are the tiny red triangle against the mighty white circle depicted in El Lissitzky’s 1919 Suprematist poster “Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge.”
A new card game throws together the highs and lows of culture, from Wagner’s Ring Cycle to the video game Doom, asking players to debate essential questions like, “Which is a sign of the Apocalypse?” or “Which expresses the inexpressible?”
The startling 1929 surrealist silent film Un Chien Andalou made by Luis Buñuel in collaboration with Salvador Dalí is now a deeply unsettling video game.