When Shuaiwen Leon Song boots up Doom 3 and Half-life 2, he does so in the name of science. Song studies high performance computing at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, with the goal of making computers smaller, faster ...
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Florida is launching an initiative that will use a custom-designed video game to boost computational thinking in middle school ...
Some computer games provide players with gay characters. At the same time, however, the gay characters can always be deselected. Where is the diversity in the gaming world? asks Norwegian game researcher.
What if computer programming could be as fun as playing video games? That's the idea behind ThoughtSTEM, a startup that teaches kids to code through immersive games where they create and control virtual environments.
New research from North Carolina State University finds that player behavior in narrative role-playing games (RPGs) reflects specific character roles - even if the game tells players nothing about the character's role. The ...
When a person's intelligence is tested, there are exams. IQ tests, general knowledge quizzes, SATs.
Sony on Monday announced it is moving its PlayStation business to Silicon Valley and consolidating its game console offerings under one roof.
Microsoft's Windows 10 is running on 200 million personal computers and other devices, the company says.
Researchers say that the actions of individual farmers should be considered when studying and modelling strategies of pest control.
Sony on Wednesday announced that PlayStation 4 video game consoles have sold at a furious pace, topping 30 million units worldwide.