Many people have experienced harassment or bullying online. However, the victims of such harassment are disproportionately women.
Stereotypes related to gender and appearance that burden women in the real world could follow them into virtual ones, according to researchers.
Britney Spears is joining Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry on Glu Mobile's roster of celebrity mobile games, the company said on Wednesday.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent said its net profit was up 54 percent at 23.81 billion yuan ($3.82 billion) in 2014 helped by "rapid development" of mobile gaming and social networking.
It's Saturday night at a busy pub in north London, and the crowd is packed around the bar cheering and shouting at a large screen. It's not showing sport, but a video game.
To help people better understand the state of their personal finances and the nature of the economy, two University at Buffalo graduates students play and design games.
Japan's Sony has sold its online gaming unit to a US investment firm, in a move that should free it to make titles for consoles other than PlaySation.
Australian retail giants Target and Kmart said Thursday they will stop selling controversial crime-themed blockbuster video game "Grand Theft Auto V" over concerns that it glamorises violence against women.
The next time you berate yourself for wasting an evening playing Farmville on Facebook, think again. If you were playing with Mom, Dad or Aunt Carmen, you were actually helping to strengthen family bonds.
The Ebola epidemic has led to a boom in downloads for the online game "Plague Inc", prompting its British developer to launch a charity initiative and offer it as a teaching tool.