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Google Play Instant lets you try Android games without even installing them

Google Play Instant lets you try Android games without even installing them

Google Play's newest feature is perfect for picky mobile gamers.
By Staff Writer Mar 21 2018, 11:09AM
Pokemon Go may have caused more than 250 deaths in 148 days, researchers claim

Pokemon Go may have caused more than 250 deaths in 148 days, researchers claim

Not to mention $US7.3 billion of damage.
By Staff Writer Nov 28 2017, 10:14AM
Hyper's indie picks from PAX Australia 2017!

Hyper's indie picks from PAX Australia 2017!

The best games at PAX aren't the AAAs, but the indie labours of love from the PAX Rising exhibit.
By James Pinnell Nov 7 2017, 1:11PM
Questionable Ethics: Lootboxes, Skin Markets and Gambling

Questionable Ethics: Lootboxes, Skin Markets and Gambling

Is paying to win really that bad? Yes. Yes it is.
By James Pinnell Oct 20 2017, 12:20PM
Modified video games on Russian forum tainted with WaterMiner cryptominer

Modified video games on Russian forum tainted with WaterMiner cryptominer

A Russian hacker implanted a stealth cryptominer in his creations, including a mod of Grand Theft Auto that was recently found on a Russian-speaking forum, available for download.
By Bradley Barth Oct 19 2017, 10:08AM
You can now hack your SNES Classic Mini to get more games

You can now hack your SNES Classic Mini to get more games

Want more games on your SNES Mini? Hackchi2 lets you do just that - but it will void your warranty!
By Staff Writer Oct 10 2017, 10:16AM
Every Xbox One X enhanced game coming from day one

Every Xbox One X enhanced game coming from day one

Microsoft finally reveals every game to benefit from the Xbox One X's immense power
By Staff Writer Sep 21 2017, 8:57AM
What do we see when we look at games through the lens of nostalgia?

What do we see when we look at games through the lens of nostalgia?

How returning to much-loved games with new perspectives can change our relationship with the familiar.
By Alayna Cole Sep 18 2017, 3:39PM
Why non-binary player-characters are important, and you should support them

Why non-binary player-characters are important, and you should support them

They’re still incredibly uncommon, but nonbinary player-characters are popping up in popular games, and are paving the way for a major shift in the industry.
By Alayna Cole Sep 6 2017, 12:39PM
CeX data breach - up to 2 million hit - and at risk of future scams

CeX data breach - up to 2 million hit - and at risk of future scams

Second hand games and electronics store CeX reported that it had been the victim of a massive data breach, issuing a statement to customers saying, "We have recently been subject to an online security breach."
By Tony Morbin Aug 31 2017, 11:25AM
Games and art and games as art

Games and art and games as art

How can games be art, interact with art, and encourage us to make our own art through play?
By Alayna Cole Aug 30 2017, 11:40AM
Latest Digital Australia report explores the progress and purpose of games

Latest Digital Australia report explores the progress and purpose of games

Australians continue to fall in love with games and games culture.
By Jason Imms Jul 31 2017, 10:58AM
The best SNES Classic Mini games that aren't Mario or Zelda

The best SNES Classic Mini games that aren't Mario or Zelda

Dig deeper into the lineup and plan to play these games first.
By Andrew Hayward Jun 28 2017, 10:46AM
A video game can now be nominated for an Academy Award

A video game can now be nominated for an Academy Award

Is this an actual thing now?
By David Hollingworth Jun 8 2017, 11:38AM
Study reveals over half of gamers have experienced cyberbullying

Study reveals over half of gamers have experienced cyberbullying

Anti-bullying charity finds 57% were victims of online bullying, with over a third having personal info posted elsewhere.
By Wilfred Collins Jun 1 2017, 12:43PM
App of the week: Miles & Kilo

App of the week: Miles & Kilo

Like Super Mario Bros. played in fast-forward, as designed by a sadist.
By Craig Grannell May 15 2017, 10:47AM
10 super fun apps and games that will kill your time - not your battery

10 super fun apps and games that will kill your time - not your battery

It’s all very well being entertained on the go - until you can’t make a call when you arrive.
By Craig Grannell Apr 18 2017, 12:18PM
Your favourite iOS apps and games are about to disappear. Here’s why – and how to save them

Your favourite iOS apps and games are about to disappear. Here’s why – and how to save them

32-bit apps and games will soon stop working on iOS, but you can keep the classics indefinitely.
By Craig Grannell Feb 15 2017, 10:33AM
Gaming in the classroom - can it really help kids learn?

Gaming in the classroom - can it really help kids learn?

Gamification can be an effective educational tool - but it's far from a silver bullet.
By Jonathan Foye Dec 13 2016, 10:47AM
The 40 best games on Android right now

The 40 best games on Android right now

The days when iOS had all the fun are over - these Android games are absolute belters
By Craig Grannell Nov 22 2016, 11:59AM