Online gaming may boost school scores. Social media? Not so much.

If you or your kids are avid gamers, here’s some good news: All that strategising may have a beneficial impact on school results. Whether regular Facebook use is a drag on one’s English test scores — that’s another question. A study conducted by Alberto Posso, a professor at Australia’s RMIT University, found that teenagers who […] Read more »

Online gaming may boost school scores. Social media? Not so much.

If you or your kids are avid gamers, here’s some good news: All that strategising may have a beneficial impact on school results. Whether regular Facebook use is a drag on one’s English test scores — that’s another question. A study conducted by Alberto Posso, a professor at Australia’s RMIT University, found that teenagers who […] Read more »

Gaming all-stars reflect on 30 years of a dynamic industry

The gaming industry has had an interesting 30 years. Many of the industry’s biggest names took the stage at the Game Developer’s conference in San Francisco today to look at how technology and trends have changed the industry. Chris Crawford started the first GDC, then known as the Computer Games Developer Conference, in 1987 in […] Read more »