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Bold Controllers, Forgotten Worlds and Taking out the Trash – Culture Collection #22

This amazing shot was taken by ethnographer and photographer Laura de Reynal. In her photographs, de Reynal has worked to capture the impact of projects run by companies that aim to introduce the internet and other technology into communities where it … Continue reading

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Musings on Life and Culture from the Contemplative Mind Behind Doshin the Giant

Toco Toco‘s latest Japanese cultural showcase focuses on Kazutoshi Iida, the creative mind behind Aquanaut’s Holiday, Tail of the Sun and Doshin the Giant – minimalistic, pensive experiences that blend the traditional hallmarks of game design with distinctly human elements aimed at encouraging thought … Continue reading

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The Playful, Sinister Graphic Design of a Surrealist Art Game Luminary

It would be a stretch to say that the work of Osamu Sato has made a significant mark on the video games industry. A digital artist, photographer, composer and champion of what can only be described as psychedelia, Sato’s wide … Continue reading

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Landscapes and latitude with Gravity Rush’s Keiichiro Toyama

Toco Toco reaches the last of its game creator-themed specials, this time focusing on Keiichiro Toyama, former Konami and long-time Sony employee who has worked on the likes of Silent Hill, Forbidden Siren and most recently, the Gravity Rush series. The video follows Toyama on … Continue reading

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Watch the President of Sony uppercut PaRappa the Rapper in this SNES-CD homebrew game

When the prototype of the ill-fated SNES-CD add-on (also known as the Super Disc, or even the Nintendo PlayStation) leaks out into the hands of the public, what are you, the president of Sony, going to do? Get revenge by causing … Continue reading

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You’ve Probably Never Played… Kaze no Notam

Kaze no Notam (Notam of Wind) Developer(s): Artdink Publisher: Artdink Platform(s): PlayStation Release Date: September 11th 1997 (Japan exclusive) When it comes to capturing the feeling of flight, video games have a tendency to focus on speed above all else – modern air vehicles offer the … Continue reading

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