The Con Simulator Has Players Building Their Dream Convention

A lot goes into convention planning. from keeping foot traffic steady, booths friendly, and emergencies handled. It’s a busy day for both organizers and con-goers, and The Con Simulator puts this responsibility at your fingertips. You’ll have to coordinate an entire space to generate the most revenue and traffic to make the most successful geek-fest! […]

Cultist Simulator is how Sunless Sea’s creators play with cards and reality

Weather Factory’s Cultist Simulator has a straightforward name, but the game itself isn’t so easily defined. It’s interactive fiction that trades in digital cards. It’s filled with intricate text describing otherworldly events, but players are urged to make quick decisions by ticking clocks. It’s a roguelike, where dea…Read More

Vacation Simulator hands-on — Owlchemy Labs takes a jolly holiday

It’s been almost two years since the Rift and Vive launched, and to this day Job Simulator is still one of the first things I always stick new VR users in. The combination of a whimsical setting, with simple controls, and quirky gameplay makes it the perfect balance of engaging and accessible. During the 2017 Game Awards […]

The Water Cooler: The Martin Scorsese MasterClass, Pillars of the Earth, and a Coen Brothers Simulator

Welcome to The Water Cooler, a feature where the /Film staff is free to go off-topic and talk about everything except the movies and TV shows they normally write about. In this edition: Chris Evangelista starts the Martin Scorsese MasterClass, Hoai-Tran Bui reads The Pillars of the Earth, Jacob Hall plays Fiasco, and Ben Pearson reads A Knight of the […]

US Army’s school shooting simulator lets you play gunman (VIDEO)

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 14:26 A US Army war simulation game, adapted to prepare teachers for school shootings, will also allow participants to play the part of the gunman in a mock ‘active shooter’ situation. There are three playable roles in the video game-like simulation – teacher, shooter, and officer. Suspects can be both […]

DHS to release an active shooter training simulator for teachers

Last June, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a virtual training program for first responders aimed at preparing them for an active shooter incident. Now, there’s a program specifically for teachers. “With teachers, they did not self-select into a role where they expect to have bullets flying near them. Unfortunately, it’s becoming a reality,” […]

Watch What It’s Like to ‘Fly’ an A330 Full-Motion Flight Simulator

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Pirate simulator ‘Sea of Thieves’ hits Xbox on March 20th

Rare’s cartoony pirate simulator Sea of Thieves sets sail for your Xbox One and Windows 10 March 20th. Microsoft’s stab at breaking out of its Forza, Gears of War and Halo release cadence can’t get here fast enough, and if you’re feeling impatient you can preorder right now to unlock some bonus bits. What’re those, […]

Owlchemy Labs unveils Vacation Simulator as its next VR title

Owlchemy Labs just showed off its next virtual reality title: Vacation Simulator. The company, which made the big VR hit Job Simulator, made the announcement at The Game Awards, the big awards show for gaming in Los Angeles. Above: Geoff Keighley with the makers of Vacation Simulator. Image Credit: The Game Awards “It’s a natural […]