May 19, 2011 — One of the most promising video games of the year is out this week: L.A. Noire, a detective thriller set in late-1940s Los Angeles. Playing like an interactive movie, the game often focuses on conversation instead of violence.
Jun 21, 2010 — Author and video game aficionado Tom Bissell is just one of millions of kids who grew up with console games and never abandoned the hobby. In his new book, Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter, he describes the creative choices that go into creating the virtual worlds of mayhem and fantasy.
May 14, 2009 — Why does Star Trek refuse to go away? Commentator Lawrence Krauss thinks a large part of the continuing fascination can be traced to our many current crises, both financial and environmental.