Konami Developing a Metal Gear Solid-Inspired Prosthetic Arm for an Amputee Gamer

Twenty-five-year-old James Young, a passionate gamer, tragically lost his arm in an accident. Now one of the biggest video game companies around is working with roboticists and engineers to make James an amazing new limb inspired by one of his favorite series, and one of the greatest game franchises of all time. »11/12/15 1:38am11/12/15 1:38am


A Group of Historians Debates How the World Ended, But Their Evidence Is...Funny

The short anime comedy Bureau of Proto Society takes us to a post-apocalyptic bunker, when the last remnants of humanity live isolated from the world. The bunker’s historians gather each day to try to debate how the world ended—and once you see their historical sources, you’ll understand their confusion. »8/29/15 8:06pm8/29/15 8:06pm

Science Fiction Writers Explain How to Write Videogames That Never Feel Dated 

An imagined future is supposed to tell us something about the world to come, but how we imagine it usually ends up telling us a lot more about our present than our future. Here, several different science fiction writers explain how to create videogame worlds that feel timeless. »8/24/15 7:59pm8/24/15 7:59pm