Los Santos mirrors the world as you want to see it, writes Simon Parkin
"Every MMO is a political statement. I should know: I designed them that way."
From the archive: Ubisoft Toronto's first lady Jade Raymond on sexism, robots and why Bobby Kotick should be funding more meaningful games.
From the archive: Japan's master of horror on the evil within and the evil without.
Tinker, tailor, soldier, why?
Lacrosse is the sickest game ever.
From the archive: Salvaging London's lost video game amusements.
From the archive: He bet his career on a game and hit the jackpot, then bet it on a film and lost it all. What happened to Final Fantasy's father?
Bump-mapping in the night.
From unmarked advertorial to paid social network promotion, Simon Parkin investigates the ethics and legality of YouTube.
From the archive: Backstage in the League of Legends phenomenon, and front seat at its world championships.
From the archive: How Street Fighter gave the Capcom director a life and then almost took it away again.
What the latest mobile sensation says about humans and the games we play.
The game that re-opened one of America's deepest wounds.
From the archive: the story behind the $250m robbery.