Chinese actress Li Xiao Ran (李小冉）is known for many things in China; she's famous for her roles on both the big screen and the TV screen as well as her prowess as a dancer. The one thing that she really isn't known for is being a gamer, and now she's out to change that.
Maybe Link doesn't need to be a young boy.
Most folks don't really much like the term "Gamer." It has a lot of cultural baggage, and is even a little bit like "Hipster" in some ways. We all like games these days, don't we? So what is a "Gamer" anymore, anyway?
In today's very special installment of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Mark Vincent N. Cocjin waxes eloquently on the ghostly digital echoes left behind when a gamer passes on.
With hundreds of thousands of players online at any given moment, how can a gamer ever feel truly alone? Commenter Salari tells us in today's very special episode of Speak Up on Kotaku.
A ten-year-old boy in Italy is saved from possible death by a heroic off-duty policeman after walking off a railway platform while playing his PSP. This is why we do not walk and game at the same time.
In today's Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter EcksJay22 explores the negative connotations video game enthusiasts give to the word most often used to describe them.
Gamer, take a close look in the mirror. Note the exulting highs, the soul-crushing lows, of someone trying to beat a very hard level in a video game.
You can now own (OK, rent) last year's video game turned mind-controlling futuristic bloodsport, Gamer on handy DVD and Blu-ray formats, giving you a chance to enjoy the movie that Crecente called "more Second Life than Counter-Strike."
Gaming is taken to the extreme in Gamer, a movie about a not-so-distant future where video game players take control of other humans for sport.
In the movie Gamer, people control real people in a living third-person shooter, guiding them through a war-torn hell created for the pay-per-view enjoyment of a staggering worldwide audience.