It’s one of the largest internet platform data leaks in internet history — exposing the earnings of thousands of top Twitch streamers.
Children use play to express themselves and process their emotions. Here’s how parents can make the most of play time together.
A plethora of sport betting operators will now enter the Canadian market and contribute to the economy through consumer betting and marketing partnerships. But what are the risks?
Games can help players practice important skills related to civics and public life, like communication, empathy and compassion, critical thinking, and problem-solving.
Happiness is different for everyone in ways that scientists don’t understand – yet.
There’s not enough scholarly evidence to suggest game companies can control our minds or our wallets.
Humans often stumble when they encounter the unexpected, but they tend to adapt and move on. Artificial intelligence systems, not so much.
Netflix is making a live action series based on Assassin’s Creed. With its promise of endless return and varied historical settings, the game has been an enduring success.
Sony and Microsoft are straying from traditional video game service models. While it might help diversify the market, it could also force avid gamers to empty their pockets.
Video game ‘amoralists’ argue killing in gaming isn’t harmful since no living being is actually hurt. But when it comes to hurting virtual animals, we disagree.
The video game community on Twitch has taken a massive interest in chess. The young, irreverent gamers and the ancient world of chess are both transforming as their cultures collide.
They’ll make you laugh, cry or just help you zone out.
We live in the time of the ‘quantified self’. This means we’re constantly under pressure to use technology to ‘optimise’ ourselves, and may be why many people view gaming as a ‘waste of time’.
Multiplayer games can inspire creativity and sustain children’s friendships while sheltering at home
The game is a fantastic metaphor for understanding how extinctions cause ecosystems to become more fragile.
Somewhere between the early Buddhist times and today, worries about game addiction have given way to scientific understanding of the benefits of play, rather than its detriments.
Untitled Goose Game is a global phenomenon out of an indie games house in Melbourne. Its success shows us where a little investment in games can lead.
We need to keep active and exercise to stay healthy. So why not teach school kids some of the activities they’d go on to enjoy later in life?
Faced with local planning changes like infill development people often fear they could lose the neighbourhood they love. But serious games are proving effective in giving locals a say in their future.
Having trouble playing the latest video game? New AI tools can learn how you and others play, and help you be a better player.