the artistry and psychology of gaming


The Tender Cut

Posted by on Apr 12, 2015 in Gaming on the House | 0 comments

Wax your mustache and crank up “Debaser” – this week Gaming on the House looks at some clever camera work in a first-person adventure inspired by the surrealist Dali/Buñuel short film Un Chien Andalou.

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A Mother’s Love

Posted by on May 11, 2014 in In-Depth | 2 comments

In honor of Mothers’ Day, Alice Kojiro shares her experience with the beautiful story of a mother’s love from Theresia’s Dear Emile story on the Nintendo DS.

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The Walking Dead: The Game, Season One

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Reviews | 0 comments

If one David can allow for months to go by without reviewing an artistically inclined game on our site, so can another. BGH discusses why The Walking Dead is a triumph for interactive storytelling, and one of the most intriguing adventure games ever created.

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Monochrome World (Yume Nikki)

Posted by on Dec 26, 2011 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

December 2011 is Monochrome Month on Oases of Beauty, making the statement that color is not necessary for beauty. This entry takes a look at the Monochrome World from Yume Nikki, a Freeware Adventure game for the PC.

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Yume Nikki

Posted by on Aug 31, 2011 in Gaming on the House | 0 comments

Yume Nikki is an Adventure game that explores the mind of a troubled young lady. There are no monsters, no puzzles, only exploration of a mind without boundaries, which still manages to create some fairly intense moments. Come explore a fantastic world of dreams.

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