We’ve partnered with Michigan State University to bring you a showcase of media that experiments with storytelling through interactive games and the latest in virtual reality technology—Oculus Rift. Check out three different hands-on gaming experiences each day of the festival.
Presented by Michigan State University | Sponsored by MSU Media Sandbox
12 noon – 6 pm Wednesday-Sunday at The Buzz
Read about last year’s programming lineup below and stay tuned for exciting 2015 announcements.
Wednesday – 2014
Experience the emotional toll of work as an immigration officer in this puzzle video game.
Take control of the wind as you explore and navigate beautiful, lush environments.
The world’s first two-button fighting game distills the essence of the indie gaming genre.
Thursday – 2014
|The Stanley Parable
Play with traditional narrative in this exemplar of the indie game movement’s diversity.
|Grand Theft Auto V
The biggest, most dynamic open world ever created blends storytelling and gameplay.
This epic, award-winning fencing tug-of-war is full of graceful acrobatics and clumsy stabs.
Friday – 2014
In this quick-playing strategy game, your choices early on have an impact on future lives.
Forty-two publications gave this breathtaking visual journey their Game of the Year award.
The golden age of couch multiplayer inspired this top-rated indie party game.
Saturday – 2014
“Minecraft” is a worldwide cultural phenomenon, considered the Legos of the Tech Generation.
This devilishly clever, brilliant puzzle game matches the wit and charm of the original.
This great collection lets you explore unique and innovative 5-player mini-games.
Sunday – 2014
Explore 3D environments from four distinct 2D perspectives in this artfully crafted platformer.
Explore the origins of one of gaming’s most identifiable icons, Lara Croft, in this action adventure game.
|Mario Kart 8
The best in competitive multiplayer racing, this kart racer is action fueled fun for all ages.