Aug 14, 2014 — Many people know the late actor and comedian for his film and TV work, but to the gaming community he was a staunch advocate and a fan.
Aug 8, 2014 — Playing video games for an hour a day may make children happier and more satisfied, one study says. But another finds that playing violent games is associated with risky behaviors.
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.
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 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.
Mar 30, 2014 — Like movies, books and music, there are countless video games to suit all interests and tastes. If you're a would-be gamer, here's a guide to help you sort through the different worlds.
Mar 23, 2014 — If you've been out of the game, all the hype over the latest gaming consoles may leave you too bewildered to choose. Here's a way to try out the console experience that's gentler on your wallet