Giant Robot Store and GR2 News
Game Night at GR2 July 25th Saturday 6:30-10pm Two games, Game Night, and Obon Festival (at the Buddhist Temple just 1 block away). Parking should be plentiful at the law office parking lot, corner of Corinth and Mississippi Avenue. We...Continue reading
Game Over and Game Night proved to be a fun combination at GR2. It’s where Game art, meets games and gamers! We have to thank Kyoto Wild, The Pack, and Scratch Race!
Thanks AngryBananas.com, DESTRUCTOID & Meat Bun!
Game Over June 7 – June 18th, 2014 Reception: Saturday, June 7, 6:30-10 PM Giant Robot, Angry Bananas, Destructoid and Meatbun is proud to present GAME OVER – Art Inspired by Games. It’s not just an art exhibition, it’s also a Game Night. Imagine seeing art but also trying out some of the games made by equally talented designers! It’s happening. Experience, KYOTO WILD by Teddy Diefenbach is a 4 player weapons battle, SCRATCH RACE by Messhof is a one button velodrome racing game, and experience Ben Vance’s THE PACK with Art by Rob Sato. Artists Include Aaron Brown, Alex Chiu, Andrew Hem, Bert Gatchalian, Brian Luong, Caitlin Anne, Cam Floyd, Candie Bolton, Cassia Lupo, Chris Mostyn, Cory Schmitz, Dan Goodsell, Danni Shinya, Edward Robin Coronel, Elliot Brown, Enky Skulls, Eric Nyquist, Gary Musgrave, Hawk krall, James Kochalka, Jen Tong, Jeni Yang, Jeremiah Ketner, Jerome Lu, Jesse Tise, Joey Chou, Jon Lau, kaNO kid, Ken Taya, Kenneth Wong, Kerry Horvath, Kevin Luong, Kiyoshi Nakazawa, Koshin Finley, Kwanchai Moriya, Leah Chun, Lena Sayadian, Lucky Nakazawa, Luke Chueh, Mari Inukai, Mari Naomi, Mariel Cartwright, Mark Nagata, Martin Hsu, Mike Kuo, Minion Me, Miso, Nick Arciaga, Nidhi Chanani, Omo Cat, Peter Kato, Ray Young Chu, Rina Ayuyang, Roland Tamayo, Ronald J. Llanos, Ryan Crippen, Ryan Jacob Smith, Sana Park, Sara Saedi, Scott Bakal, Sean Norvet, Shawn Cheng, Shiho Nakaza, Shihori Nakayama, Stasia Burrington, Theo Ellsworth, Tyson Hesse, Wayne Johnson + even more.Continue reading
Giant Robot may be part of the problem, with Game Nights and our annual Game Over art show, but it looks like video game addiction is getting serious in Hong Kong. The South China Morning Post reports on the efforts of social workers, and their plea for financial assistance to help the “hidden youth” escape the vortex of their computer monitors and walk freely in the sun, under blue skies free of pixels. “It is most important to engage these youths… We need more funding support. It is rather labour intensive [to reach out to these youths]. “If we just contact them by e-mail, they still sit in front of the computers.” New tactics must be devised in the war against video game addiction. Please email your suggestions to the Hong Kong Social Welfare Department. In the wake of Game Developers Conference (GDC) and Wondercon lets all have a moment of silence for the fallen children who are the unwitting victims of the pestilence that is video game addiction. And let this be a reminder that sometimes it’s a good to step outside and connect with the real world (as long as you can still get wifi).Continue reading
It’s on Reddit with over 200,000 views with a discussion going on! (Reddit – Kwanchai Moriya)Continue reading