A new game developed by artist and sex worker Lena Chen and tech collaborator Maggie Oates helps players learn about the challenges facing online sex workers.
The First Feature Documentary Made Entirely in Virtual Reality
We Met in Virtual Reality raises the bar for VR filmmaking, and has an optimistic vision for the potential of the metaverse.
From Catchy Commercials to Hollywood Think Tanks, the Evolution of Military Recruitment Ads
As long as wars have been fought, wars have needed to be sold. And just like with weapons, the US armed forces have long been on the cutting edge of propaganda.
Fortnite Turns Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Into a Sci-fi Nightmare
“March Through Time,” an interactive educational experience inside the popular online game, recreates the March on Washington, with embarrassing results.
On Nostalgia and Colonialism on the New Oregon Trail
What does it mean to reform a game based on a violent history of land theft and appropriation?
From High Scores to Classic Donkey Kong, these Docs Take On Video Games
From the creative process behind indie games to the surprisingly compelling fights for world-record scores, here are some great films to stream about gaming.
Travel the World From Home With These Immersive, Accessible Video Games
From food delivery in Beijing to driving the Italian coast to exploring the forests of Wyoming, you don’t need a console or VR rig to visit other places.
A Workers’ Revolution Against a Sci-Fi Police State
The video game Tonight We Riot is the first from Means Media, a new Detroit-based, anti-capitalist media group.
People Are Creating Some Unusual Video Games During Quarantine
Dreams, a new PlayStation 4 title, allows people to create their own games. The results have been fun, quirky, and surprisingly deep.
Make the Getty’s Collection Your Own in Animal Crossing
The Getty’s art generator is the latest tool to help players of the popular social simulation game create their own galleries and installations.
Explaining Your Favorite Gifs and Translating Video Games: Web Docs to Watch
Check out video essays and shorts about making terrariums, the history of the Seattle Mariners, and more.
Build a Museum With Animal Crossing: New Horizons
More than merely letting players visit with other people and frolic outside without fear of infection, the game lets them act as procurers and curators of their own personal museums.