Posts by Jake Connor

RPS plays Real Lives and writes a fascinating diary to document their experiences

If you’ve not yet played Real Lives, then the Rock Paper Shotgun team’s diary of their time with it will …

Floppy Candidate is The Washington Post’s new political game that’s got us in a flap

We always love seeing organisations that aren’t typically associated with games trying their hand at the medium, none more so …

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#Hacked – Syria’s Electronic Armies is Al Jazeera’s disquieting look at the hard realities of cyberwarfare – GameTheNews Exclusive Interview

Can you give us a brief description of #Hacked? #Hacked – Syria’s Electronic Armies is a real-life investigation into Syria’s …

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Ever wanted to build your own drug cartel? Narcos: Cartel Wars has you covered

We’ve talked about our own NarcoGuerra on these pages before, as well as a GameTheNews Twitch special in which we …

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Latest Dark Future: Blood Red States video explains how the game has been shaped by science

Over on the official Dark Future: Blood Red States blog there’s a smashing post about how real-world science has helped …

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NarcoGuerra and Endgame:Syria on Auroch Digital’s Twitch channel – GameTheNews Special

Every Thursday at 16:30 (UK time), Auroch Digital hosts an hour long stream, playing a variety of games from its …

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Have you Gamed the News?

At GameTheNews, we are always on the lookout for projects that parallel, educate or comment on real-world events such politics, …

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Donald Trump in ‘Supreme Ruler’ DLC

Supreme Ruler, developed by BattleGoat studios, has recently been updated with new DLC, called Trump Rising… and it’s as scary …

Using VR and brain training to help paraplegics walk

At Duke University there has been a study using VR and non-invasive brain-machine interfaces (BMIs). They have been using this technology …