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Experience Shakespeare in video game form with Play the Knave, part of the UI First Folio! activities

Play the Knave Game Installation University of Iowa Main Library — Wednesday, Sept. 7 at noon Videogame Shakespeare: Collaboration and Creativity in Play the Knave University of Iowa 109 EPB — Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. “Alright, class—we’re going to read Shakespeare.” Most English teachers have said these words; the more jaded ones brace […]

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Chance Kirchhof of Critical Hit Games talks running a community-focused gaming store

Critical Hit Games is an Iowa City gaming store founded with the mission of being a gaming store with a community focus. I’ve been visiting pretty regularly since I first moved to the area a few years ago, and find it to be a great place to game in a fun and open environment. People […]

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Screenshot: Indie games growing in Iowa

For the past several years, gamers have been in the midst of what will surely be looked back on as the heyday of independent gaming. The number of available indie games continues to increase, in large part thanks to online distribution and crowd-funding sources like Kickstarter. But if you find yourself, a couple years from […]

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Game Geeks to host bone-crunching video game tournament

The first annual Iowa City Fight Club kicks off February 28, giving the area’s best gamers a chance to show off their skills and take home some fat loot. Game Geeks, a video game hobby shop recently opened in the downtown Hall Mall (114 1/2 East College Street, above TCB Pool Hall), is hosting the […]

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