OCCUPATION: Rockstar Games co-founder
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: If you've ever run over a drug dealer with a stolen ambulance an imaginary ambulance, that is you have Houser to thank. As one of the masterminds behind Grand Theft Auto, he has turned millions of players on to the joys of reckless driving.
CON: The video games have been accused of everything from racism to sexism not the greatest influence on the nonvirtual world.