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The music for the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremonies? It comes from video games.

The Tokyo Olympics reminded the world that some of history’s most iconic, important video games hail from the nation, as several memorable orchestrated themes serenaded athletes and onlookers at Friday’s opening ceremonies. The song list included several memorable themes that mainstream audiences may know, like the main theme of the Final Fantasy series and a […]

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Away From Silicon Valley, the Military Is the Ideal Customer

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — Over the rolling, scrub-spotted hills of the Southern California coast, where defense contractors once tested rockets and lasers for President Ronald Reagan’s “Star Wars” missile defense program, what looked like a big, mechanical insect stalked a white pickup truck. Half a mile away, 28-year-old Palmer Luckey, one of the tech industry’s […]