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  • Blog Post: Astrophysicist Argues That A Black Hole Lives Inside The Majora’s Mask Moon

    Regardless of whether Majora’s Mask is high on your list of Legend of Zelda games or near the bottom, most gamers can agree on one thing. The game’s moon is extremely disconcerting. And now we might have a better understanding of just what makes up the terrifying celestial body. In the most... More
  • Blog Post: New PBS Space Time Video Questions Super Mario World’s Gravity And Mario’s Humanity

    PBS’ Space Time video series explores the possibilities of science fiction in relation to astrophysics. The host, Gabe Perez-Giz, is an actual astrophysicist who studies black holes and in the latest episode he turns his attention to the plausibility behind Super Mario World’s gravity. In... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Could Enthusiastic Fans Have A Negative Impact On A Game?

    The internet has helped fans find communities of like-minded gamers and given them a wider forum to express their opinions about a series. Could this be a bad thing? PBS' Game/Show is a YouTube series that explores thought-provoking topics on how games impact our society and culture. This week, the... More
  • Blog Post: How Video Games Can Help You Deal With The Fear Of Death

    Do video games helps us cope with the great unknown? Can they teach us anything about our own mortality? PBS set off to find out. PBS's webseries Game/Show explores the history of death in games and it's effect on our culture. Check out the video below. It's interesting, and it won't... More
  • Blog Post: PBS Explores Indie Game Development

    Indie Game: The Movie did a good job exploring the highs and lows of independent development, but if you're still craving more, check out this feature from PBS's web series Off Book. In the following video, PBS looks at the creativity of independent video games. More
  • Blog Post: PBS Airing Video Games Live Concert

    PBS is going to air a special show of Video Games Live featuring the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in New Orleans performing some of gaming's most well-known songs. The show airs starting July 30 and goes through August (check local listings for times), and will be available on DVD (with its own... More
  • Blog Post: Video Games Live Getting PBS Special

    Video Games Live , the international concert event created by composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall, will be getting a big boost in visibility as the focal point of a PBS special. The special will capture an evening’s festivities during a performance on February 5, 2010, at the Lakefront Arena... More
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