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Reminder: Register for GDC 2017 by tomorrow to avoid paying full price!
With just over a day left until your window to register for GDC 2017 at less than full price closes, conference organizers are encouraging anyone interested in attending to register now!
02.23.17 | News | Staff |  
Check out this lineup of cool interactive spaces at GDC 2017!
GDC 2017 is next week in San Francisco! While you're planning out what to see and do, organizers want to make sure you set some time aside to check out these great interactive spaces at GDC this year.
02.21.17 | News | Staff |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: SetApp's The Heist
The Heist has two players working together to rob a bank -- one in VR navigating the bank, and the other hitting switches and connecting cords on a control panel, trying to help the VR player along.
02.21.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Schadenfreude
Schadenfreude is about being trapped in an elevator in which someone keeps hitting the wrong buttons. It's a game of secrets and betrayal between humans stuck in a cramped space.
02.20.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Student project Zombie Crawler
In Zombie Crawler, players become the creeping dead, using their hands on a custom designed treadmill to pull themselves toward a human victim.
02.19.17 | News | Joel Couture | 2 Number of Comments 
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Studio Bruyant's Super Brin
Super Brin will have the player throwing a ball to hit targets. That throw begins in the real world, and the properties of that throw then shift into the digital space of the game. 
02.16.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Student project Emotional Fugitive Detector
Emotions make people dangerous in the world of Emotional Fugitive Detector. A machine is designed to scan the player's face and look for them, failing them should they be a too expressive.
02.15.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: vinylOS
A DJ's turntable becomes a video game controller with vinylOS, a game that uses scratching, spinning, and rewinding to play through games that are projected down onto a vinyl LP from above.
02.14.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Martín Sebastián Wain's Doggy Tug of War
Martin Sebastian Wain's game simulates simulates playing tug of war with a playful dog. It uses a string, a modified broken printer, and a video of a dog to recreate the experience.
02.13.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Objects in Space
"It’s a bit like we’ve built a mock-up of the consoles from a real space capsule, but instead of mimicking a real one, we built it based on a fake retro sci-fi aesthetic of our own design."
02.12.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Henning Steinbock's Close the Leaks
Close the Leaks (to prevent imminent death) is a four player arcade game that is controlled by stopping the air flowing out of hoses.
02.09.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.CTRL.GDC Showcase: Jerry Belich's Cylindrus
"Imagine if you took a monitor, curved it into a cylinder, and lowered the resolution by a lot. Now add wireless Wii nunchuk controllers, and move your glowy avatar around with friends!"
02.08.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: The S. Crew's Cryptogram
Cryptogram puts players in a scary situation, making them solve puzzles using a journal, on-screen information, and an entire bookshelf crammed with tomes in order to escape a dangerous presence. 
02.07.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
ALT.CTRL.GDC Showcase: Spacebox
Spacebox turns a plain cardboard box into a controller. By playing with the flaps, players can fire weapons or bring up shields. By leaning, they can steer their ship through the cosmos.
02.06.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
ALT.CTRL.GDC Showcase: Maximity's U.F.O. Bellies
In U.F.O. Bellies, players wear a life-preserver-like plushie around their midriff. Parts of it are color-coded, and they can rack up points by bumping the correct colors together.
02.05.17 | News | Joel Couture | 1 Number of Comments 
Alt.CTRL.GDC Showcase: Student project Victor the Loser
Victor the Loser is a controller, and a poor sport. If it seems like you're going to win, Victor starts to interfere, waving flags in front of the screen and locking down buttons.
02.02.17 | News | Joel Couture | 1 Number of Comments 
Alt.CTRL.GDC Showcase: Lil Deer's Orpheus Quest
The Laser Lyre, inspired by the antique Greek instrument, is a wooden controller with green laser strings.
02.01.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.CTRL.GDC Showcase: Super Furry Neon Cat Heads
"Our controller is a cat tower with push sensor pads. The controller is mapped one to one with a model in VR, where the object of the game is to hit the neon colored mice on the beat of the song."
01.31.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.CTRL.GDC Showcase: Sand Garden
Sand Garden is a sandbox game--literally. It has players sticking their hands in heaps of sand, moving and shaping it to create valleys and mountains to make virtual villagers happy.
01.30.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.CTRL.GDC Showcase: Gregory Kogos' RotoRing
Gregory Kogos' RotoRing is about avoiding danger, dodging the deadly spots on a pair of LED rings using a rotating knob for movement and a button.
01.29.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: New Arcade's Fear Sphere
Gamasutra spoke with Andrew Genualdi of New Arcade to learn how the Fear Sphere dev team captured and projected the sense of being trapped and afraid.
01.26.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Tomás Henriques' Shape Fitter
Shape Fitter tasks its player with manipulating a 3D object so it fits in a holel. To do so, the player must squish and twist a haptic controller in the form of a metal.
01.25.17 | News | Joel Couture |  
2017 Independent Games Festival announces Main Competition finalists!
The 2017 Independent Games Festival juries have announced finalists for the world's leading indie games showcase, including games like Inside, Hyper Light Drifter, Event[0] and more.
01.08.17 | News | Staff |  
Reminder: Less than one month left to register early for GDC 2017
With 3 weeks left until early registration for GDC 2017 ends January 18, conference organizers are encouraging anyone interested in attending to register now at the discounted rate.
12.28.16 | News | Staff |  
Here's the lineup of games playable at GDC 2017's Alt.Ctrl.GDC showcase!
Game Developers Conference 2017 organizers have once again selected 20 great, one-of-a-kind games for next year's alt.ctrl.GDC, an on-site playable exhibit of alternative control schemes and games.
12.20.16 | News | Staff |  

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