Caregivers can strategize with young gamers and challenge racist and sexist stereotypes.
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.
More than just an entertaining way to pass the time, some players have found that some video games can change how they see the world.
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.
A new series has been announced by Netflix but the last time the game was adapted it wasn't exactly a success. The lack of coherent narrative within the expansive gaming world may be to blame.
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.
Esports is becoming a goldmine for betting companies. New research shows how their online ads are reeling in children.
Some games developed in South Australia will now be able to access a rebate of 10% of production costs. It's helpful but more is needed for Australia's game industry to thrive.
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 young people in this 2017 video game are unemployed or working dead end jobs or living with their parents while pondering an uncertain future. It's a bit like life today, in a time of pandemic.
Children who 'passively' use screens are more likely to suffer academically, a study found. But there was no evidence of a link between video games and academic performance.
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.
Combating sexism and other forms of harassment in online videogames comes down to community standards.
Fortnite developer Epic Games deployed its own in-app payment system to circumvent a 30% transaction fee taken by Apple and Google. Fortnite got the boot, and multiple lawsuits ensued.
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.
Excessive screen use has been linked to addictive behaviours, changes in mood, increased stress and difficulty sleeping - here's how to take a break.
Rather than dreaming about revolutionary fantasies, the movement for worker liberation is proceeding with a quiet grassroots revolution.
A deadly 'disease' that tore through World of Warcraft in 2005 helped scientists realise games are powerful tools for understanding complex situations such as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic
They'll make you laugh, cry or just help you zone out.