Q&A: A documentarian working in virtual reality

Forget 3-D glasses. Oscar-nominated documentarian Danfung Dennis believes the next evolution in filmmaking will be to surround viewers with images in 360 degrees—directly on their noggins.

Video games as performance art

A new Videogames Research Network, supported by funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, has been created to bring together games developers, performance practitioners and academics to explore new concepts in ...

Virtual reality, goggles and all, attempts return

It's back. The virtual reality headset, the gizmo that was supposed to seamlessly transport wearers to three-dimensional virtual worlds, has made a remarkable return at this year's Game Developers Conference, an annual gathering ...

Indie sensibilities embraced at gaming conference

It's a time of transition for the video game industry. With last year's launch of the Wii U, the impending arrival of the PlayStation 4 and the likelihood of a new Xbox on the horizon, the next generation of video game consoles ...

'Grand Theft Auto V' to be released in September

A new installment of the unabashedly violent "Grand Theft Auto" videogame franchise will hit streets worldwide in September, Take-Two Interactive Software announced Thursday.

Sesame Street's next chapter: Elmo talks back

(AP)—Elmo, Big Bird and the rest of the "Sesame Street" crew have always talked to kids. Now, they'll try to have a two-way conversation with their pint-sized audience using Kinect, the motion and voice-sensing controller ...

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