The Swedish Red Cross has embarked on a retro video gaming initiative that aims to bring together good fun and a good cause.
This week we visited the UK, Greece, Egypt and America to see how different projects aim to open up the world of knowledge.
Sony’s Playstation Network is back online, one day after Microsoft’s Xbox was also restored. A hacker group called “Lizard Squad” claimed
Gamers have been facing connectivity issues with Xbox Live and Playstation online services. Microsoft and Sony – the companies behind the consoles –
Ralph Baer's achievements opened the door to today's multi-million euro global games industry.
Ralph Baer, the man credited with inventing the first home videos console has died aged 97 at his home in New Hampshire, USA.
Earlier this month around 55,000 visitors attended Madrid Games Week. It is one of the most important gaming fairs in Europe, where the public can
Some children are so afraid of making mistakes in the classroom that they become reluctant to even try new things, in case they fail.
Every year, the biggest names in video games descend upon Los Angeles for the Electronic Entertainment Expo – or E3 – the industry’s largest event of
China’s long-standing ban on video game consoles has been temporarily lifted, its government has confirmed.
The restriction was introduced in 2000
The rumors were true. Telltale Games, the company behind ‘The Walking Dead’ game has confirmed on Twitter that it is producing a ‘Game of Thrones’
Serious Games is a concept that uses gaming technology for education, marketing, communication and problem solving. Developers say these
Mario, Nintendo’s flagship character is celebrating his 32nd birthday. He first appeared in a videogame on July 9 1981, in the original Donkey Kong
Serious games might sound like a contradiction in terms, but in fact, video and computer games are increasingly being adapted for the classroom
The games industry has come a long way since the 1980s.
From a niche market, it has grown into a global industry – with Hollywood-size budgets and
In our episode on video games we met some young people who have found their own professional pathway thanks to the EU Media Programme.
But what is
Games are usually seen as recreaction but increasingly, educational games are being developed as an aid to learning. Computers and information
Consider the following health problems, related by three different people:
“Every day I said to myself: ‘Tomorrow I’ll start to eat properly