This Is How It Feels to Build a Video Game and Watch It Die

Rautalahti stressed the value of digital preservation, although he sees fans and institutions like the Internet Archive as being more probable saviors than developers. “It really would be worthwhile to have some kind of effort to preserve these things. It might not...

Indie City-Building Games Finally Reckon With Climate Change

“Alternate reality allows us to push the levers pressuring societies to extremes that wouldn’t really be possible in a realistic setting,” Frostpunk design director Jakub Stokalski tells WIRED. “And what happens to large groups of people under pressure—that’s truly...