Why Science Fiction Videogames Have Sucky Plots

Last Friday videogame company Crytek announced that Altered Carbon author Richard Morgan would write the sequel to acclaimed PC shooter Crysis. Since then, Morgan's gone on record zinging other videogames, claiming that "Halo is full of these bullshit archetypal characters." » 4/12/10 3:18pm 4/12/10 3:18pm

George Orwell Is Composing More Science Fiction Without Even Trying

George Orwell's diaries are slowly being turned into a series of blog posts by scholar Peter Davison. You can leave mean comments on each and every 70-year-old blog post. Regular readers of the blog will experience a disjointed narrative of the fantastic, one that is drastically different from our » 10/13/08 2:40pm 10/13/08 2:40pm everyday.…