Often regarded as the violent past-time of adolescent boys, electronic games rival the film industry in revenue earned and reach an audience that spans the generations. Larry Mantle takes a look at this complex industry, the war of the consoles, popular games, the influence of game design and navigation on tomorrow's computing experience, and more. He speaks with CEO of Monkeystone Games, Inc. and Quake gamer champion, Stevie "KillCreek” Case, and CEO and founder of Gamespy.com, Mark Surfas.
We get the latest on the Zika virus from two doctors; a deeper look into the politics behind Mexico president Enrique Peña Nieto's move to enshrine into his country's constitution last year's Mexico Supreme Court ruling favoring same-sex marriage; and it's TGI-FilmWeek, with a discussion about the new documentary, "Weiner."
We get the latest on what could have caused EgyptAir 804 to crash and what the political fallout may be; California's new aid-in-dying law goes into effect June 9 - we hear from doctors opting in and out of helping patients end their lives; plus, a Princeton professor made a CV of his failures - what are yours, and do you share or hide them?
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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