It’s one of the largest internet platform data leaks in internet history — exposing the earnings of thousands of top Twitch streamers.
China’s ruling may reduce video game play at first. However, one thing we know for sure is that the online world always adapts.
Guy is happy living his life unaware that he is just a character in a grand simulation. Could we all be doing same?
Sexual harassment and discrimination in gaming and tech is not inevitable or permanent, write experts in the field. The solutions are positive community standards and women in power.
There’s not enough scholarly evidence to suggest game companies can control our minds or our wallets.
More than 30 million people play Roblox every day - and millions also make their own games for the booming kid-friendly digital platform.
Research shows multiple social and cognitive benefits of playing video games.
Too much screen time doesn’t leave enough time for other important parts of growing up. Predicting which little kids will likely grow into heavy tech users could help target educational campaigns.
Caregivers can strategize with young gamers and challenge racist and sexist stereotypes.
With the pressures of the holidays, rising COVID-19 rates and social isolation, people can easily fall into addictive-like behaviours. Here are some ways to challenge ourselves and family.
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 games can be useful in learning English, math, history, physics and yes, even physical education. While they’re not a substitute for schooling, video games are a great indoor activity.
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.
Digital play can be a great substitute for play in the physical world. Research shows playing on a screen builds many of the same skills.
Combating sexism and other forms of harassment in online videogames comes down to community standards.
Joe Rogan, a popular podcast host, derided gaming as a waste of time. For parents who are worried that this is true, understanding their children’s motivation can allay their concerns.
Moral reasoning was impacted in school-age teenagers but not university students.
Surely, it can’t be fun to watch others play games you can play yourself? The hundreds of hours people spend on live-streaming platform Twitch would suggest otherwise.
Board game Pandemic is providing more than entertainment in lockdown – helping players think through problems creatively, focus, adapt and reflect on serious issues.
Forced to stay inside, here are some games suggestions for connecting with new people, old friends and older members of your family.