Jagger Gravning

Gaming

L'histoire du mec qui a inventé Tetris

La vie devient plus cool une fois qu'on a inventé Tetris et échappé au KGB.
Jagger Gravning
12.4.15
Features

I Went to School In Virtual Reality

It’s easy to pooh-pooh current VR, but the inaugural class at what claims to be the first school in the world to be entirely dedicated to VR development training was transcendent.
Jagger Gravning
9.3.15
Features

My Game of Life

How video games washed away my suicidal thoughts after my cancer diagnosis.
Jagger Gravning
9.1.15
Gaming

A Father's Quest to Immortalize His Son in Code

On learning that his one-year-old son’s cancer is terminal, Ryan Green obsessively developed a video game about his son’s struggle against the disease.
Jagger Gravning
4.17.15
Features

GLaDOS and The Sniper: A Voice Acting Love Story

Meet Ellen McLain and John Patrick Lowrie, the grandparents of video game voice over acting.
Jagger Gravning
3.31.15
Features

The Fetish for Video Game Characters Trapped in Quicksand

Meet the male artist who draws female video game characters struggling in quicksand for the titillation of those who want to see damsels in distress.
Jagger Gravning
3.19.15
Culture

How 'Call of Duty' Changed the Lives of Veterans

The Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit created by Activision, seeks to place unemployed veterans into meaningful employment.
Jagger Gravning
1.26.15
Gaming

How Major Video Games Subverted Cultural Taboos Without Anyone Noticing

In 2014, side stories and spin offs quietly pushed cultural boundaries in otherwise blockbuster games.
Jagger Gravning
12.30.14
Gaming

Holocaust Video Game Competes Against US Army Drone Sim in Bizarre Face-Off

'Czechoslovakia: 38-89' offers a civilian perspective on war.
Jagger Gravning
12.6.14
Features

The Man Who Made 'Tetris'

Life gets pretty chill after creating 'Tetris' and escaping the KGB.
Jagger Gravning
11.20.14
Culture

A Young Girl Dies Over and Over in This Game About Native Alaskan Myths

The frequent grisly deaths affect the aesthetic impact of a game ostensibly meant to be inclusive of children.
Jagger Gravning
11.19.14
Features

Sex at a Four-Year Video Game College

What does the traditionally male-dominated nature of video gaming writ large bring to bear on dating at video game school?
Jagger Gravning
10.23.14
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