Do video games have a motion picture-like future? (USATODAY.com)

USATODAY.com - Today's cutting-edge video games have the look and sound of movies; some even have blockbuster budgets. But even game developers concede that their creations usually lack the emotional impact of a great film or book. Bridging that gap will be a key topic at the Game Developers Conference this week in San Francisco, a five-day gathering that attracts the industry's talent pool.