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Gaming or gambling: study shows almost half of loot boxes in video games constitute gambling
A study shows lot boxes in video games meet the psychological criteria to be considered a form of gambling.
Jun 29 2018, 1:40PM
There are no age restrictions for gambling in video games, despite potential risks to children
Gambling via mobile devices or mobile games has remained largely unregulated in Australia.
May 17 2018, 11:50AM
Adoption, pseudo-adoption, and video games
Lots of people are adopted - but it's not at all represented well in video game stories. With one very cool exception...
Apr 11 2018, 4:33PM
The most popular esports games have just been ruled out of Olympic consideration
AliBaba has just made it very clear that violent games will not be considered for esports' Olympic bid.
Mar 15 2018, 10:22AM
Marina Abramović: "I really wanted to make a video game"
Artists Marina Abramović and Anish Kapoor have both created artworks for virtual reality
Mar 9 2018, 11:18AM
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus highlights the medium's political heart
“Keep politics out of games!”
Dec 5 2017, 3:20PM
This man is not documenting history's forgotten video games
From chess with a wrestling twist, to a brutal take on EastEnders, these are the games time never forgot
Sep 8 2017, 10:31AM
Call of Duty can "harm your brain", but playing Super Mario is good for you, study claims
Games can have an impact on your amount of grey matter, if you're playing the wrong ones that is...
Aug 8 2017, 10:19AM
From Wallander to Windows: Nordic noir's godfather on his move to video games
Aporia: Beyond the Valley wants to tell a character-rich story in a world of fallen civilisations
Jul 21 2017, 10:47AM
Game over for Ludlam: What’s next for Australia’s video games industry?
A citizenship oversight has ended the career of a Senator regarded by many as a champion of Australia’s video games industry.
Jul 19 2017, 10:40AM
Fans of violent games no less empathetic than non-gamers, says new study
New research suggests long-term players of violent video games are not desensitised.
Mar 10 2017, 12:54PM
How app-based storytelling is reviving the novel of letters
Epistolary storytelling is undergoing a revival in an age of messaging apps and video games.
Feb 24 2017, 9:02AM
Game therapy: serious video games can help children with cerebral palsy
The OrbIT controller was custom designed to help children with cerebral palsy.
Feb 21 2017, 11:21AM
FFXV's photography mode is something we need to see more of in other games
Selfies in games are one thing... but Final Fantasy XV gets in-game photography just right.
Jan 10 2017, 12:29PM
Here come the Peaceniks: Video games that reject violence
Peace? I love the word. As I love farms, all Marios, and thee...
Nov 23 2016, 10:49AM
Not just a youngster’s game: Grey Gamers and gaming veterans
Games are most definitely NOT just for kids.
Oct 26 2016, 11:02AM
How video games save lives
Chris Button looks at the popular pastime helping people with mental illness and its growing possibilities.
Oct 10 2016, 4:38PM
Pokemon Go and the video game bubble
Can a simple little alternate reality game about collecting Pikachu change the world?
Jul 18 2016, 10:32AM
E3 2016: What to expect from gaming's biggest event
New consoles! New games! It's the industry's most exciting week!
Jun 6 2016, 10:54AM
Check out the gaming-focused panel happening at Sydney's Vivid Festival
The panel will explore the creativity and future of video games in Australia.
Jun 2 2016, 1:33PM
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