As first reported last December, the World Health Organization has officially added “Gaming Disorder” to the 11th Revision of the International Classifications of Diseases. Gaming Disorder is defined as the…
If you know a 5th-12th grade student in the U.S. who wants to design games, check this out. The National STEM Video Game Challenge is now underway. Between now and August 16, students—either individually…
In what appears to be a growing trend, two more game publishers have announced that they will not have booths on the show floor of E3 according to VentureBeat. Disney Interactive and Wargaming have left the show, though they haven’t announced if they will be holding events at the same time. Read More
The LOFT (Leaders on the Fast Track) Video Game Innovation Fellowship is now accepting applications from young game designers. Created by the ESA (Entertainment Software Association) and the HHF (Hispanic Heritage Foundation), the LOFT Fellowship is awarded to 20 young people from ages 15 to 25 for vision, creativity, and “their games’ potential to spur change in their communities.”
Guitar Hero is Back
Guitar Hero is coming back! This rhythm game that you play with guitar replicas has been a long-time favorite for family gaming, and the announcement four years ago that Activision would stop production saddened many hearts. The new Guitar Hero will be released sometime in the next year, Activision says. Read More
The Entertainment Software Association’s 2014 report, “Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry,” already revealed that gaming is a popular activity in most households—and that adult women play more than teenage boys.
But how do parents feel about that?