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Got a unique alternative controller game? Submit it to Alt.Ctrl.GDC now!
Organizers of the 2019 Game Developers Conference have once again issued a call for submissions to Alt.Ctrl.GDC, the popular on-site showcase that highlights unique control methods for playing games!
09.26.18 | News | Staff |  
Get to grips with Alt.Ctrl.GDC's unique controllers in these dev Q&As!
Funky games with even funkier controllers! Find out all about this year's Alt.Ctrl.GDC showcase by checking out these developer interviews.
02.28.18 | News | Gamasutra Staff |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Vaccination
Vaccination is a cooperative game where one player scans a body for bacteria, relaying that information to the player with the injector who must use the right vaccine to cure it.
02.25.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Bot Party
Bot Party lets players make beautiful music together through touch and machines, having them make physical connections while holding cute robots to produce songs.
02.22.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Living Orb
Living Orb, a manipulatable ball of LEDs, offers players a variety of games to play with light and rotation, as well as opportunities for other devs to make their own games from it.
02.21.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Wobble Garden
Wobble Garden takes the natural pleasure of flicking a door stopper and builds it into a relaxing game of exploration, lights, and sounds.
02.20.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Shcocooococo VS & Scissors the that than
Miyazaworks brings a pair of projects to Alt.Ctrl.GDC, with Shcocooococo VS having players use pump bottles to shoot down foes, and Scissors the that than allowing them to use giant scissors to cut incoming foes.
02.19.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Pump the Frog
Pump the Frog uses a bicycle air pump to inflate or deflate a frog, as well as manipulate objects in the environment through spinning, in order to help the amphibian find food and get around.
02.18.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Striker Air Hockey
Striker Air Hockey makes use of a table sized-touch screen to do things no other air hockey game could do, creating unique effects and changing up how the game works on the fly.
02.15.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: CLUNKER JUNKER
Your spaceship is falling apart in CLUNKER JUNKER, a game where two players have to crank tools to provide power to various parts of their constantly-breaking ship to survive.
02.14.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Mark Wars
Mark Wars will have players drawing lines with markers in order to guide their ever-moving robot to a goal before their opponent can.
02.13.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Puppet Pandemonium
Puppet Pandemonium is about a puppet show where the characters are playing the games, with the audience joining the fun by helping them play well.
02.12.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Grave Call
Grave Call buries a player in a coffin with a smartphone and a low battery, having them communicate clues with a police dispatcher in order to be found in time.
02.11.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Unicornelia
Unicornelia teaches some fun, yet important lessons about mental health by having players wear a tent-sized unicorn outfit and work through aspects of their social/work life.
02.08.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Hi-5 Heroes
Hi-5 Heroes will have players high-fiving, down lowing, and too-slowing to the beat as they work to follow differing sets of instructions.
02.07.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Disco is Dead!
Zombies are on the prowl and a only pair of snarky buddy cops with a mean slap, fueled by the player literally slapping a head, can stop them in Disco is Dead!.
02.06.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Yo, Bartender
Yo, Bartender is about mixing drinks, having players pour actual bottles into a joystick glass in order to get just the right concoction for their customers.
02.05.18 | News | Joel Couture | 1 Number of Comments 
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Voiceball
Voiceball will have players using the waveform of their voices to knock a ball back and forth, competitively making odd noises to score goals.
02.04.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Windgolf
Play a game of mini golf without a putter, using your breath and a rotating screen to guide the ball with Windgolf.
02.01.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Too Many Captains
Too Many Captains (And Not Enough Wire) will involve a lot of wire-swapping (and communication between friends) to safely pilot a starship through dangerous territory.
01.31.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Lemonade
When life gives players lemons, they can grab onto a pair of pipe controllers and work together to blast them out of existence with Lemonade.
01.30.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Doors to the City
With a modified Tech Deck, players will take to spherical cities to do tricks in Doors to the City, feeling some of the powerful love and connection its creator has with the city they call home.
01.29.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
The GDC Film Festival leads the list of great interactive spaces at GDC 2018!
As you sort out your plans for GDC 2018, leave yourself some time to scope out the remarkable array of lounges, exhibits, and other events that will be happening across GDC throughout the week!
01.03.18 | News | Staff |  
2018 Independent Games Festival announces Main Competition finalists!
The 2018 Independent Games Festival juries have announced finalists for the world's leading indie games showcase, including games like Baba Is You, Night in the Woods, and many more!
01.02.18 | News | Staff |  
These are the games you'll play at GDC 2018's alt.ctrl.GDC showcase!
Game Developers Conference 2018 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.
12.14.17 | News | Staff |  

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