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A History of the Canadian Videogame Scene - Part 2 4

A History of the Canadian Videogame Scene – Part 2

This is part two of a two-part history on the Canadian videogame industry. Here CGM focuses on the indie side of things, and how independent developers have become the face of...
A History of the Canadian Videogame Scene - Part 1 3

A History of the Canadian Videogame Scene – Part 1

Canada: we’re like a fuzzy hat (read: toque, eh) the USA wears to keep their head warm; sometimes, we feel more like a supplement to American culture and economy than a...
The Sailor’s Dream (iOS) Review 4

The Sailor’s Dream (iOS) Review

The first time I played a Simogo game was when I bought my first iOS device in November 2011; Bumpy Road was an endless runner merged with an unusual emotional tact....
Pro-Tip: Games Are Not Movies 2

Pro-Tip: Games Are Not Movies

What defines a film? Most people would say ‘a series of moving pictures.’ Ask the definition of a videogame, and the answer is a bit more obtuse; a videogame is usually...
Games Are Poetry - 2014-10-30 14:32:46

Games Are Poetry

This article contains spoilers for the game A Dark RoomEven in the face of mainstream scrutiny during the embarrassing, ongoing #gamergate debacle, there’s an optimistic perspective from well-respected magazines and other...
Early Access: Fat Chicken - 2014-10-28 14:16:37

Early Access: Fat Chicken

“Reverse tower defence” is a term used to loosely describe any tower defense game in which you aren’t just building towers to defend a base. In the case of Fat Chicken,...
Roleplaying with Forza Horizon 2’s Photo Mode

Roleplaying with Forza Horizon 2’s Photo Mode

Forza Horizon 2 has been out nearly a month now and I’ve already sunk a considerable chunk of my playtime into the game’s photo mode. Decently extensive in options (including a set...
Anatomy of Game Jam - 2014-10-14 14:01:32

Anatomy of Game Jam

An inside look at the most prolific 48 hour game development marathon in the worldIt’s midnight, January 24th 2014, and I’m lying in a sleeping bag under a table in a...