Meet the Minnesota nonprofit helping bring local video games to a screen near you

We’re home to the offbeat, the debut, and the experimental.” That’s how the creative director of GLITCH, a Minneapolis nonprofit that supports emerging video game creators through education and mentorship programs, sums up the organization. Evva Kraikul co-founded GLITCH with fellow University of Minnesota student Nicolaas VanMeerten in late 2009, bringing together like-minded people on campus to talk and learn … [ Read more]

Forward, forward, jab! Inside the world of competitive gaming

A fighter fastens his long red bandana, tightens his leather gloves, and stares down his opponent. As though a Roman sculpture, the man before him is a mountain of muscle, a feral look in his eyes. The fighter wipes sweat from his brow; he has been in this position before. Nerves and sweat conspiring against … [ Read more]