If you missed out on the joys of Toy Soldier Simulator back when it was released in 2002, you'll be pleased to know that it's making a resurgence.
Narita Boy is part video game project, part idle day dream. Even its creator isn't entirely sure what it will become. But the art and energy behind it is undeniable. Like a long forgotten NES cart buried in your grandparents' basement, Narita Boy insinuates itself in the imagination like a memory of something that never happened.
Growing up in Australia in the 80s/90s, I have a very weird emotional attachment to these old retailer catalogues, because in the days before the internet — or even reliable games mags — they were the only real way to get info on what games were coming out and, more importantly, when.
Physical controls are all the rage, but they've got nothing on sound! OK, they have everything on sound, but that hasn't stopped Andreas Refsgaard and Lasse Korsgaard, a pair of "interaction designers and creative coders", coming up with this experiment where one can play Wolfenstein 3D with just their mouth. Loud noise warning: Be sure to turn down your speakers before hitting play!