Note: This is a rebroadcast of a show that aired June 4, 2014.
When many people hear the words “video game,” they think of a stereotypical geeky teenage boy. But that image does not represent the true industry.
Women account for nearly half of the gaming population and more than a third of gamers are over the age of 36. Video games have expanded into an art form that produces complex narratives, cultural critiques and symphony soundtracks.