For Dr. Enongo Lumumba Kasongo, whose stage name is Sammus, Afrofuturism has been a well of inspiration and a living current underneath all her work.
Lee Sang-hyeok is better known as "Faker." And in the high stakes world of professional gaming, he is unstoppable. But if he's like other players, his reign might be short.
Minecraft is played by more than 20 million people — and it's changing the way people think about video games. While it's still a video game, it's hailed by many parents, teachers and kids as one that actually helps them learn.
Besides the three R's, schoolchildren in Japan are now getting a lesson in Super Mario.
Ryan Green created the video game "That Dragon, Cancer" to tell the story of his son’s struggle with cancer — and cope with it himself. His son didn’t survive, but he hopes the game lives on and helps others understand how families deal with such tragedies.
Only a video game released exclusively in Japan would reward its players with a spare, sleek, utterly delightful ode to color and sound.
Navid Khonsari was 10 when the Islamic Revolution swept through his home country of Iran. His family had to leave the country and start a new life in Canada. He's now making a video game that captures those tumultuous days.
Ralph Baer escaped Nazi Germany. He ended formal schooling at 14. And he turned your TV set into a video game screen. He even won the National Medal of Technology for it.
Alanah Pearce is an Australian video games journalist. She came up with a novel solution to counter the trolls, usually young boys, who send her sexually explicit threats.
The new movement calling itself #GamerGate claims it's fighting political correctness in the gaming media. It accuses gaming reporters and reviewers of cronyism and collusion with game creators. But #GamerGate has become known for intense harassment and intimidation tactics.