Around 2.2 billion gamers regularly sit at home, many playing action-packed war games, which fuse virtual boot camps with special operations aimed at eliminating enemies.
Stop blaming video games for violent acts, a digital culture expert says. Instead, look to the link with public health to help us deal with a complicated culture of violence.
Mentally ill, white supremacist video game-playing men are pushing rates of mass homicide ever higher in the US? The real data is more nuanced than common misperceptions suggest.
On the whole, results from psychology research studies don't support a direct connection between playing violent video games and aggressive behavior.
It is possible for teenagers to be addicted to screen-time activities such as video gaming. It is also possible for parents to do something about it.
Environmental change can be a slow creep towards disaster for species. We studied how prehistoric humans coped to help make sense of the future using video game technology.
A self-taught AI beat humans at their own game – here's how they did it.
Having trouble playing the latest video game? New AI tools can learn how you and others play, and help you be a better player.
Video games were once thought to offer an escape from everyday life – but they often hold a mirror to what we do in reality.
Play video games and learn a language – a researcher explains why it might be possible.
To help establish South Africa's gaming industry as a viable career path for more diverse participants, more support for the technical training required has to be considered.
As Netflix plans additional choose-your-own-adventure TV movies, a game designer explains how they're made and the long history of audience-directed fiction.
Your virtual self reflects your real-life skills and values. Understanding them could help you find a more suitable job.
When the army inserted a recruitment supplement in a gaming magazine was it reaching the right people?
Gathering Storm and other games like Frostpunk are now engaging with environmental issues.
The latest version of the Spider-Man video game offers insights into how science could be taught more effectively to today's college students, a researcher and video game enthusiast suggests.
Red Dead Redemption 2 has been criticised for its portrayals of violence, but it could also be teaching players the lost art of reading a map.
There’s so much more to video games than first person shooters.
Fortnite was the most outstanding and unexpected success of 2018, hitting 78.3 million players in August, and bumping developer Epic Games to a US$15 billion dollar valuation.
Problem gambling among children has gone up, and it's got everything to do with gambling-like features in video games.