Your humble Jim Sterling is deep and philosophical, and therefore appreciates a videogame that attempts to communicate something more special than the average bit of software. However, most so-called "art games" are generic and mediocre, for the very same reasons that they THINK they're unique and enthralling.
Art games are becoming as ordinary and boring as anything in the mainstream market, and your cultured host shall explain why.
All characters should be redone in the style of Bubble Bobble for maximum cuteness
11:00 PM on 05.27.2014