Geeks been debating the use of rape as a storytelling device for years, but that debate has come back to the fore in the past couple days, for obvious reasons. Author John Scalzi (Lock-In) offers a useful perspective, based on a lesson he learned early on from a mentor.
This was a crazy good year for books. There was mind-expanding science fiction —including William Gibson's return to the future! — along with thrilling fantasy, and a number of brilliant category-defying books. Here are the 22 best science fiction and fantasy books of 2014.
With talent like comic book artist Mike Choi and award-winning science fiction author John Scalzi attached to it, an interactive comic book tie-in for upcoming mobile shooter Morning Star was a no-brainer. But Morning Star Alpha is much more than a game supplement — it's a fresh new idea that every game with a rich…