In this original series from Newsy, we dive into the real-world influence of gaming — from its impact on technology and entertainment to politics and culture at large.
The Big Problems Behind Big-Budget Video Game Flops
The production process for big-budget video games leads many major studios to overpromise and underdeliver on the games they make.
How Video Games Can Help (Not Hurt) Mental Health
Video games and mental health have a rough history, but experts and creators are exploring how games can help people deal with mental health issues.
Political Outreach Enters The World Of 'Animal Crossing'
With the pandemic making traditional campaigning more risky, some 2020 campaigns are reaching out to voters through gaming.
Why Video Games Are Looking More Like Movies
Big-budget gaming franchises like "The Last Of Us" showcase the connections between cinema and video games.
AI Tech Changes How We See The World In 'Microsoft Flight Simulator'
The virtual world of Microsoft Flight Simulator is so realistic, it’s attracting the attention of real-world open-source journalists and researchers.
Rethinking How 'Dungeons & Dragons' Handles Race
Amid national conversations over racial injustice, game designers are offering new ideas around the role of race in games like Dungeons & Dragons.