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Exploring the secret depths of Bubble Bobble’s design

Secrets can tell you a lot about how a game was designed, and Taito's classic Bubble Bobble is full of them. Today we're off on a trip to visit one of the least-seen, a secret room that shows up if you get to level 20 without dying. I've been there several…
bubmag
April 9, 2019
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High Life Is a Tender Story of Existential Terror

“At 99 percent of the speed of light, the entire sky converged before our eyes,” intones Monte (played by Robert Pattinson), one of the lonely sailors aboard a mysterious starship, early on in Claire Denis’s new film High Life. “The sensation of moving backwa…
bubmag
April 4, 2019