Gamers uploading videos where they beat up women may be surprising to those who aren't familiar with gaming culture, but sexism and violent acts against women perpetuated by players are quite common in games like Red Dead Redemption 2.
When you think of a gamer, do you think of someone young, male, and surrounded by empty pizza boxes? Well, don't trust your instincts.
You've switched off the Christmas lights, yelled more than once at the kids to stop opening the fridge, and kept the air-con to a toasty 24. Good on you. Now for the fun part of your energy cost-cutting regime — playing app-based video games.
This year's must-have digital games include a number of sequels to popular franchises. So, what are the biggest video game releases of 2018 shaping up to be?
In-app purchases and "loot boxes" in mobile games deliver easy cash for developers and publishers of digital games — and kids are easily sucked in.
In a world where we're constantly tethered to our phones and attention spans are getting smaller, employers are increasing using gaming to engage their workers.
Australia's indie games industry is booming. But with the domestic market offering limited returns, game studios are looking to overseas markets for growth.
Brendan Greene was living with his parents, collecting unemployment cheques, while working on Playerunknown's Battlegrounds. It's now the biggest game on the planet.
Almost half of video game players in Australia are female, but very few are employed to make them. Brooke Maggs says flexible workplaces, and perhaps even hiring quotas, could fix the gender imbalance.