Video games can provide disabled people with a safe haven, if they can access it.
The cast of Overwatch playable heroes are straight and gay, men and women, robots, doctors, and criminals – and represent six of the seven continents.
The new 'hybrid' device is the culmination of many of Nintendo's innovations to date.
March Mammal Madness, a tournament of imaginary contests between pairs of mammals, makes science irreverent and fun. The event has thousands of fans and is used in hundreds of classrooms.
Video games aren't just fun, they can also be potent therapeutic devices. The OrbIT has shown it can help children with cerebral palsy to improve their hand function.
Since spawning a global craze, Pokémon Go has shed a third of its players, while downloads have dried up. What did the developers do wrong, and what can others learn about keeping gamers happy?
Brain stimulating headsets are being enthusiastically taken up by gamers aiming to boost performance. But there are risks, particularly for children or those vulnerable to mental health problems.
There is no doubt that virtual reality is the next big thing. But for families with young children, it may be wiser to wait a little before leaping headlong into this new reality.
The Olympics are an opportunity for eSport to drive a new social movement.
Cities seeking to attract creative industries have relied heavily on the cluster concept. New research suggests a technology-driven transformation of how the sector works calls for a new approach.
Apps, games and technologies like Pokémon Go should be approached with an open mind as they offer many potential avenues to employ an engaging, student-centred approach to education.
You might worry that people care more about what's on their smartphone than what's in their local wildlife park. But what if we could get them to care about both at the same time?
Pokémon's new augmented reality app reveals the challenges we'll face when robots and other autonomous technologies become commonplace.
Many digital games claiming to simulate evolution are inaccurate. These errors can undermine the games' potential educational benefits.
Gaming is a way to connect to family members. Those relationships can improve mental and physical well-being, in addition to creating meaningful personal bonds.
An experiment providing interactive games for orang-utans is showing the potential for digital technology to enrich the lives of zoo animals.
They may offer a cloak of anonymity, but you can peep behind the veil and learn a little about who's at the controls.
Betting on sports has been illegal in most states since 1992. Is it time that changed?
The US$17 million prize pool at The International Dota 2 Championships shows how much the industry has grown over the past decade.
You might think gamers are a closed, antagonistic and predominantly male-centred group. Fortunately, the reverse is often true.