Category: Crosser

Faces from the Border: We Could Be Them – The New Yorker

The father once illegally crossed the border from Mexico; now the son is a border-patrol agent for the United States. On a spring afternoon, I drive along Paisano Drive, in El Paso, and spot shiny white-and-green Border Patrol vans crawling alongside an eighteen-foot fence. The agents seem bored, guarding the world’s most powerful country from possible terrorists, but mostly from… Read more →

Landscape and Gamespace in Latin American Videogame Design | Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros

our early videogames, Crosser & La Migra, are included in the scholarship of Phillip Penix-Tadsen in his forthcoming book: Cultural Code: Video Games and Latin America (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2016). His article: Landscape and Gamespace in Latin American Videogame Design, is now up on the website of the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and offers a glimpse of his… Read more →

Bruce Sterling and Crossy Road

  Bruce Sterling asks of Crossy Road “Why is a Frogger knock off a big hit in 2014?” This is an interesting question. My son Diego and I have been playing Crossy Road for a couple of weeks now, and I hadn’t made the — now obvious — connection that Sterling has. I now have to think about Crossy Road… Read more →