The Black Horse of Video Games: curatorial tour

The Black Horse of Video Games: curatorial tour

For the fourth time at Ars Independent, we introduce the latest interactive works in the competition. For the third time, it’s you who will choose the Black Horse. And for the first time, we invite you not to the exhibition’s opening, but a curatorial tour...
Editorial: 2WEIRD4ME

Editorial: 2WEIRD4ME

Video games often get away with much more than any other art. Even the most “normal” interactive work, fitting within known frameworks of film or literary genres, will be filled with shorthands and mechanics that might seem… weird. Even the interactive Big Bang, which...
What Remains of Edith Finch

What Remains of Edith Finch

Poe’s “The Raven and Other Poems” consists of 18 poems. Lovecraft’s “The Call of Cthulhu” is 7 stories. “Tales from the Crypt” – 27 graphic novels. And “What Remains of Edith Finch” – 13 episodes. 17-year old Edith returns to her family home to get answers...
Frostpunk

Frostpunk

The expectations laid upon the new game of the makers of “This War of Mine” were enormous. Four years ago, the Polish studio proved that they have perfect mastery over two concepts – a brave idea at the core of gameplay, and its pitch-perfect realization. And...
Minit

Minit

or when you run out of a cozy house and you go west through the fence grab a sword fight some crabs go through a bridge a turtle is talking to your duck with a cursed sword and he talks slow and you listen and you have three seconds left and you die and you go to the...