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Finalists for Alt.Ctrl.GDC announced

20 games selected to showcase the best in alternative videogame control schemes at GDC.




20 games selected to showcase the best in alternative video game control schemes at GDC.

Alt.Ctrl.GDC is the always fascinating games exhibit taking place at the Game Developers Conference that highlights the use of alternative control inputs.

Last year saw some fantastic titles on display, including Snail Run and – my personal favourite – bomb disposal game Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes.


This year’s crop looks just as promising and features the charming Hello, Operator! – which uses an actual telephone switchboard – and the vacuum cleaner powered Suck My Rainbow.

You can find out more over at the GDC website. It’s well worth checking out the full line-up of Alt.Ctrl.GDC finalists:

GDC will once again be held at the Moscone Center in San Francsico from March 14 – 18, 2016.

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