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alternate-reality games


Alternate-reality games flourish at the grassroots

While big ARGs like I Love Bees and The Beast get most of the ink, there has been a steady stream of games built for very small audiences, without corporate sponsorship.

By November 23, 2009


Game Developers Conference 2015

The San Francisco conference may well be the world's largest gathering of game developers, the place to keep an ear to the ground and to get business done.


New alternate-reality game? Or package I should worry about?

What do the odd items inside a UPS package with no return address mean?

By May 7, 2008


Olympics-themed alternate-reality game goes live

"Find the Lost Ring," whose story line is built around helping an amnesiac discover her lost identity, seems like a publicity vehicle for the Beijing Olympics.

By March 3, 2008


Alternate realities for virtual worlds

Second Life may be the best-known virtual world, but it isn't the only one. That's a big point for techies gathering this week.

By October 12, 2007


VCs invest in alternate reality

"Perplex City" gets cash infusion to help expand online mystery puzzle game.

By December 6, 2005


Images: Alternate reality games unfold

Clues on "Perplex City" and coded postcards found in Bologna and North Carolina blend real-world signs and storytelling.

February 28, 2005


Jane McGonigal at SXSWi: Game developers can induce happiness

In her Tuesday keynote, the world-famous designer of alternate-reality games suggests a road map to a better quality of life.

By March 12, 2008


New worldwide multimedia game linked to Olympics

A box arrived in the mail with clues related to an alternate-reality game that seems tied to this year's summer Olympics.

By March 2, 2008


At SXSWi, Jane McGonigal talks about 'The Lost Ring'

One of the world's leading designers of alternate-reality games tells CNET News.com about how her new Olympics-themed project came to be and what players can learn from it.

By March 11, 2008