The First “100% Uncensored” Game is Finally Playable

Steam, the widely popular and incredibly expansive catalog of PC video games, has approved its first “100% uncensored” game. This comes on the heels of years of turmoil between developers and Steam executives. Representatives for Steam admit that the discrepancy between “adult games” and pornography was halting the genre rollout—they didn’t want people to see explicit content if they didn’t intend to. But Negligee: Love Stories, one …

London’s Now Play This Festival of Games

In its fourth year, an exhibition of physical and digital game design and artistry

For gamers, the sense of constant discovery is one of the most pleasant aspects of playing. There’s plenty of that at Now Play This, the festival of experimental game design that takes place at Somerset House in London this weekend. The multi-faceted event looks at how artists in a variety of fields work within the context of play and game design, all with joyful results. …

Philips Lighting Will Make Video Games More Immersive

Razer and Philips just announced a partnership that plans to make gaming experiences so immersive that the room in which they’re played come to life. Philips Hue globes will connect with all Razer Chroma-enabled devices, and reactive lighting will match up with games. Whether enabling several lights or just one, this clever system is bound to make at-home gaming feel a little more otherworldly. Read …