Games are many things to many people, so the easiest, broadest power fantasies don't cut it for everyone.
Studios attempt to move past imperialist tropes, but some habits are hard to shake.
Boldly going to the graveyards of vanished alien civilizations in search of understanding... and maybe tenure.
We speak to writer Meg Jayanth, the woman behind the amazing story for "80 Days," to discover how video games can move past "Blade Runner" clichés.
Konami's focus is changing to phones, and Nintendo is moving into the market as well. So does this mean console gaming is dead?
Successful video games allow players many options in as few clicks as possible. That's great for users, and difficult for developers.