Articles by: Jared Rosen

Muse’s Musical Underworld Will Blow Your Mind

Muse’s Musical Underworld Will Blow Your Mind

There’s an underlying rhythm to life that I’ve always found breathtakingly beautiful. A raw, organic fire that throbs from everything, […]

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How The Most Expensive Game Jam In History Crashed And Burned In A Single Day

How The Most Expensive Game Jam In History Crashed And Burned In A Single Day

I have never been a “company man.” I do not subscribe to corporate culture, nor do I go to all […]

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Papercade Opens The Door To Even More Radical Game-Making

Papercade Opens The Door To Even More Radical Game-Making

Remember the radical games movement? I do. After watching it grow from a burst of creative energy within marginalized communities […]

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Be A Vampire Space Babe In Love Is Zero

Be A Vampire Space Babe In Love Is Zero

I’m a vampire fucking space babe, and I live on the fucking moon. Tennis? Studying? Fuck you. I beat asses […]

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New and Improved, SoundSelf Turns Wholly Spiritual

New and Improved, SoundSelf Turns Wholly Spiritual

I don’t expect most people to understand my descriptions of drug euphoria. It’s not a thing that can be simply […]

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Preview: Have Philosophical Conversations In Your Car With Glitchhikers

Preview: Have Philosophical Conversations In Your Car With Glitchhikers

I’ve driven up the three vertical highways slicing through California’s western coast dozens, possibly hundreds of times. Usually at night, […]

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Preview: There Stalks the Qalupalik

Preview: There Stalks the Qalupalik

Perhaps it began as a warning. Inuit fishermen sharing tales of iced corpses, eyes glazed under the afternoon sun, pulled […]

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Indie Games Mixtape: It’s All In Your Head

Indie Games Mixtape: It’s All In Your Head

I don’t sleep so good, you know? I get these nightmares where I’m stuck somewhere and can’t leave. I settle […]

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Candy Jam Defies King of Candy, Lawsuits

Candy Jam Defies King of Candy, Lawsuits

In a muted revolt straight from the gilded reels of Spartacus, game developers across the world have risen as one […]

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Transcend Humanity, Solve Jumping Puzzles In Teslagrad

Transcend Humanity, Solve Jumping Puzzles In Teslagrad

I like the idea of steampunk. It was something I first become aware of when my brother and I were […]

by × December 31, 2013 × 0 comments
PAX To Increase Inclusivity Effort With “Roll For Diversity – Hub And Lounge”

PAX To Increase Inclusivity Effort With “Roll For Diversity – Hub And Lounge”

UPDATE: Kotaku has received confirmation from Robert Khoo of Penny Arcade that The Roll For Diversity – Hub and Lounge […]

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The Novelist Was So Beautiful It Killed Me

The Novelist Was So Beautiful It Killed Me

Orthogonal Games’s The Novelist sees Dan Kaplan and his family enter their home for the summer, a quiet retreat tucked […]

by × December 10, 2013 × 0 comments
Crypt of the Necrodancer Still Partying, Still Perfect

Crypt of the Necrodancer Still Partying, Still Perfect

Music rips through the rank air of some building under the train tracks. Piss-soaked sofas against walls deep in the […]

by × December 6, 2013 × 0 comments
Frozen Endzone: A Football Game That I Actually Like

Frozen Endzone: A Football Game That I Actually Like

Mode 7 did something with Frozen Synapse that I feel is lost on a lot of squad-based shooters. Between the […]

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Your Body Betrays You In Awesome Shapes

Your Body Betrays You In Awesome Shapes

Of all the stories I read as a kid, one repeatedly and poignantly sticks out: the first-person account of a […]

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