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January 2010 ISSUE

Video Game Sci-Fi Comes of Age

Ever since 1978’s Space Invaders, science-fiction has been a mainstay of the video game revolution. The genre itself had already been in films for fifty years—dating back to Fritz Lang’s 1927 classic Metropolis—and debuted in books somewhere between Lucian’s True History and Voltaire penning the alien visitation story "Micromegas." Video games were [...]

August 2009 ISSUE

Eternal Lives on Hard-Drives?

Dominique’s beloved father died two weeks before his sixtieth birthday. The present she bought him is still wrapped, a collection of his favorite Dirty Harry movies on DVD. He would have loved to watch them again after so many years.
Driving home from the hospital where Dad took his final breaths, [...]