Laura Shigihara talks jumping from music composition to game design and how Zelda, Maniac Mansion, Miyazaki, and To the Moon have all inspired her upcoming game, Rakuen.
Underground carnies sounds like something from our nightmares, but it actually makes for a somewhat enjoyable adventure game.
What if LucasArts never existed? What if the irascible filmmaker, beloved (and despised) the world over for his invaluable contributions to the pop-culture lexicon, had stuck to making space operas and juvenile fantasies about archeologists in fedora hats? What if George Lucas never entered the arena of gaming 30 years ago?