Conference – Video Game: Violence and Beyond

Conference – Video Game: Violence and Beyond

Nov 25, 2014

Next March, there will be a conference in Brisbane, titled Video Games: Violence and Beyond which is being presented by Griffith University. The details are as follows: Date: March 3 and 4, 2015 Presented by:  The Violence Research and Prevention Program, Griffith University Venue: The Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane Content: Adopting a multidisciplinary...

Top 10 games charts for the week ended 16 November 2014

Top 10 games charts for the week ended 16 November 2014

Nov 21, 2014

For the first time in a while, the Top 3 games sold in Australia and NZ are exactly the same.  Check out the charts for the week ended 16 November below. Share this:

Top 10 games charts for the week ended 9 November 2014

Top 10 games charts for the week ended 9 November 2014

Nov 14, 2014

It’s no surprise to see the next instalment of one of the biggest game franchises ever take out the Number 1 spot in both Australia and NZ  after it’s global launch last week.  To see the full results, scroll down to the bottom of the site. Share this:

U.S. Video Game Industry Grows 4 Times Faster than American Economy

U.S. Video Game Industry Grows 4 Times Faster than American Economy

Nov 12, 2014

Our friends at the ESA have released a study that showed the US computer and video game industry  grew more than 9 percent in real compound annual growth from 2009 to 2012.  The rate was four times the growth of the American economy during the same time.   You can read the press release here and access the report here. Share...

Let the kids play!

Let the kids play!

Nov 10, 2014

Over at www.smh.com.au today, Amy McNeilage suggests that pulling children away from their consoles can be exhausting – and it’s probably counterproductive. Parents are in fact being encouraged not to disregard the benefits of video games, with a growing recognition among educators they can be powerful learning tools for fostering creativity and...