Can Virtual Reality Rescue Humanity?

Video games have long been dismissed from mainstream audiences as shallow or immature, but can they be something more? Our multimedia editor JP Keenan traveled to the "Games For Change" festival to talk with game designers about the power of "empathy games" and learn about future of virtual reality to see if it's the game changer everyone is selling it out to be.

More links from the story:

Sojourners magazine article about That Dragon, Cancer 

Chris Milk's TED Talk

Media company behind "Blindfold VR"

Planned Parenthood VR experience

That Dragon, Cancer official site