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VIDEO: R-Type vs. Space invaders

25/01/10

A look at what might happen had Space Invaders been a little more like R-Type \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nR-Type was a sideways scrolling shoot-em up game that was released over a decade after the origina…
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VIDEO: The Behaviour of Avatars in Second Life

22/01/10

Artist Cao Fei discusses the behaviour of avatars in the online environment of Second Life \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nIn this interview with Art21, artist Cao Fei reflects on the bevahiour of Avatars in …
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VIDEO: Artist Mark Essen on Video Game Art

22/01/10

Artist Mark Essen discusses video games as an artform \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nVideo game artist Mark Essen discusses growing up with video games and the possibilities for an artistic basis to their de…
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VIDEO: Making Unreal Tournament Super-Cute!

22/01/10

Artists Anita Fontaine and Michael Pelletier have turned the super-scary Unreal Tournament into the super-cute \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nUsing the game engine from Unreal Tournament 3, Anita Fontaine and Mi…
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VIDEO: Pixelh8 - Micro Busking Chip Tune Music

22/01/10

Electro wonderfullness from chip tune musician Pixelh8 :-) \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nPixelh8 is an internationally renowned video game musician who plies his trade by reprogramming vintage computer syst…
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VIDEO: Faces in Public Places

21/01/10

A 2007 public projection work by artists Riley Harmon and Kent Sheely \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nUsing a small projector and a car battery for power, Riley Harmon and Kent Sheely project video loops onto…
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POETRY: Death by Video Game

20/01/10

An insightful extract from Luke Kennard's poem 'And I Saw' A friend of FACT sent us this great quotation with the Space Invaders exhibition in mind, from poet Luke Kennard's new collection Migrane Hot…
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VIDEO: Some Awesome Sound Technology Creations!

19/01/10

Sound technology implemnetations including Wii Loop Machines, Synthesizer Jars and Screaming Bus Stops! \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSoundNetwork have been involved in a host of creative events in the North-We…
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VIDEO: Virtual Graffiti

19/01/10

The Jam Jar Collective's Friispray uses modified Wiimote technology to create a 'virtual graffiti wall' \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nYann Seznec's implementation of the Wiimote as a music loop controller remin…
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VIDEO: The Most Useless Machine, Ever...

19/01/10

A wonderfully simple and completely useless piece of kit \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHardware hackers and Interface Amnesty enthusiasts will be delighted to know that instructions for building this wonder…
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