October 1, 2013 Storytelling defines humanity. We use it to remember who we are, to warn ourselves about who we don't want to be and to imagine who we might become. Can these same needs be served by video games? Commentator Adam Frank asks that question and, with the help of some friends, answers with an emphatic "yes."
April 1, 2013 BioShock Infinite uses a mix of history and fantasy to create a world dominated by a racist fundamentalist Christian cult. The latest installment in the video game series drew praise from critics as proof that games could be more than just computer graphics. Can the genre really reach the heights of great art?