Jul 6, 2014 — Backlash prompted an e-sports organization to pull an about-face last week after promoting a competition exclusively for male players, but the group's larger ambition may have been as much motivation.
Jun 28, 2014 — The creative director for BioShock Infinite, one of 2013's biggest video games, says as technology improves, so does the ability for games to tell complex stories with rich narrative structures.
Jun 15, 2014 — "The idea that there's not diversity in gameplay is just not true," says Archer star and gamer Aisha Tyler. "Does it need to be better? Absolutely."
Jun 13, 2014 — Women make up a significant proportion of dedicated gamers, but they were hardly represented on stage and in games previewed at a big game industry trade event in Los Angeles.
Jun 12, 2014 — The once-powerful name in gaming has been relegated to third-place status in recent years. Nintendo of America chief Reggie Fils-Aime says Mario and other franchises are key to the company's future.
May 9, 2014 — A new high-tech game is a little like musical-chairs-meets-tag. Johann Sebastian Joust is a video game — but without the video. A technology expert sees it as a return to traditional types of play.
Apr 27, 2014 — Sexual harassment in the gaming community ranges from online taunts to phone calls and rape threats. Fighting misogyny is everyone's responsibility, says one gamer, but not everybody sees the problem.
Apr 14, 2014 — Ingress, an innovative game from a Google startup, is designed to get its players more engaged with each other. And as the game evolves, the writers respond to actions taken by players.
Apr 13, 2014 — The wide, wide world of multiplayer online games can be intimidating for the would-be gamer. Here's how to meet great people and avoid the trolls.
Apr 4, 2014 — Watching a great gamer is like watching a tennis or baseball pro: "If they're really good then you can watch and learn," says Megu Kobayashi, who watches gamers on a site called Twitch.