Obtuse, unsettling, bleak and somehow beautiful. Part platformer, part Interactive nightmare, part horrible dream - the pacing, the aesthetic, the timbre, is superb. Without a single word uttered, Inside communicates, and yet in the end all I had was more questions.
There was some impetus to play what’s being named Best Mobile Game of 2018. It’s short and not particularly challenging but in its absurdity is fun and full of charm and humour.
Everyday we read in the news about more entanglements of all those things that were once imagined to be separable -- science, morality, religion, law, art, technology, finance, culture, and politics. But these things are now tangled up together everywhere.
“My mind now expects to take in information the way the Net distributes it: in a swiftly moving stream of particles. Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski.” – Nicholas Carr