Vector Festival 2017

Vector Festival is a participatory and community-oriented initiative dedicated to showcasing digital games and creative media practices. Presenting works across a dynamic range of exhibitions, screenings, performances, lectures, and workshops, Vector acts as a critical bridge between emergent digital platforms and new media art practice. The 2016 Festival took place between July 14-17, 2016 across…

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CounterPlay 2017

CounterPlay is a tribute to and an exploration of the many ways, in which a more playful approach can help us live better lives. We focus on the excitement, intense engagement and rich experiences of people involved in all kinds of playful experiences. This sparks an investigation of how play can be transformative, change our…

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GameCity 2016

Videogame festival Nottingham, UK From the website:  Now in it’s eleventh year, Nottingham’s world-renowned video game festival returns, promising to be bigger than ever! Headlining games industry speakers from across the world will provide a free talks and workshops programme throughout the festival- all hosted at The National Videogame Arcade Operating as a fringe festival,…

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ZooMachines 2015

http://zoomachines.com/ 10 special guests will present their innovative projects, initiatives and approaches in arts, games, production and distribution. It’s all about sharing new ways to create digital games, to impulse creativity and to inspire you! Zoo Machines is also a super-duper Game Jam! You will develop and build incredible new game experiences. Crazy controllers, amazing…

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PAF Play in the Dark at SHINE! 16 May 2015

Playful Arts Festival colleague Iris and me are running a Play in the Dark evening at SHINE festival in ‘s-Hertogenbosch this week! An adventurous evening with games and interactive installations in the dark! Play in the Dark is a successful part of Playful Arts Festival. For SHINE Playful Arts Festival selected some exciting, accessible games and…

CounterPlay 2015

International festival of play and games in Aarhus, Denmark. CounterPlay is a tribute to and an exploration of the many ways, in which a more playful approach can help us live better lives. We focus on the excitement, intense engagement and rich experiences of people involved in all kinds of playing experiences. This sparks an…

Last day to visit Incubate Arcade in Tilburg.

Today is the last day you can visit Incubate Arcade in Tilburg and experience 17 experimental music & audio games such as Memory of a Broken Dimension, Bounden, Fract, Icefishing V and Keyboard Mandala. Explore and create soundscapes, conduct melodies, dance in slow-motion or with choreographed movements, experience interactive audio landscapes, create music together on…

Fantastic Arcade 2014

From the website: Fantastic Arcade is a specially selected power-pack of videogames presented during the first week of Fantastic Fest (Sept 18th – 21st)  with accompanying tournaments, events, opportunities to meet the creators, and custom old-school arcade cabinets built for the ‘arcadiest’ of the bunch. All the games selected will be accessible to both festival…

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Come Out & Play Festival 2014

Come Out & Play is a two-day festival of street games that turns New York City into a giant playground. From the website: After Dark – DUMBO, Brooklyn, July 18 from 7 PM to 10:30 PM. Each year After Dark turns the city streets in a particular neighborhood into an arcade with social party games,…

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