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Echo Screen Live #61: The Place of Politics in Video Games

Politics and video games go together like peanut butter and motor oil – or do they? The intersection of these topics has been happening for decades, but are video games the correct battlefront to argue about feminism, violence, and free speech? Or is it just an artistic medium that is meant to be enjoyed? That, […]

6th Annual CotGW Charity Gaming Marathon

It’s time for our 6th annual video game marathon for charity, and we’re making it bigger than ever with over 60 hours of 16-Bit gaming! Join us at noon EST on Friday, December 12, 2014. St. Jude is unlike any other pediatric treatment and research facility – discoveries made there have changed how the world […]

5th Annual CotGW Charity Gaming Marathon - 60 Hours of SNES

The Charity Marathon is now over!  With your help, we’ve raised over $12,500 for Toys For Tots!  Thank you so very much to everyone who donated – prizes will be shipping shortly, and we look forward to seeing you next year! For your viewing pleasure: a 3 minute preview of the next 16-Bit Gems episode. […]

Indie Games Searchlight: To the Moon

Mark Carr of Indie Games Searchlight shines the light on a great independent game that I recently tried out and absolutely loved – To the Moon. In reality, more of an interactive story, To the Moon is one of the greatest examples I’ve seen in the Pro-“Are Games Art” debate… but I digress.  Watch the […]