Quite whether voters are drawn toward high-speed road-races is unclear, but the Obama campaign has o
Each week Iain Simons finds you a game to while away a few hours at your desk. This week's <em>Somet
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SFTW - 'if Raymond Briggs went into casual web-games they would probably look at bit like this'. Iai
'I do know that that we have been hitting the right buttons on issues that matter to ordinary people
Each week Iain Simons finds you something for the weekend - a chance to while away some hours at you
Every week Iain Simons gives you something to while away the hours. This week it's Powder Game. Enjo
Each week Iain Simons selects a game for you to while away hours. Read about it, play it but don't l
Using just your mouse, fire a ragdoll from the cannon and make him/her land on the mat using the few
How (and if) we might be able to travel freely between virtual worlds is already the source of some
The daggers are out in a very public spat between the organisation that lobbies on behalf of the UK
Children think computer games are cool. Children hate maths / physics / learning. Therefore - hide maths inside computer game and make maths cool.
Compelling yet one can't quite escape the nagging feeling of contributing to a sentient super-comput
A tale of Prezza, the Penthouse Pets and parliament's footie team.
Playing Premiership games abroad is only the beginning - if all the stadiums were redundant Tesco an
Tanya Byron, leading the government's independent review on the potential risks to children from exp
Gerri Peev interviews Margaret Hodge about tax breaks for gaming companies and being a good shot
So many unforgettable moments, and more joy to come next year
Verdicts on Bioshock, Wii Sports, Halo 3 and Vice City Stories
What is going on in our subconscious when we play games and what makes us play over and over again?
The games industry doesn't need to model itself on the film industry, argues Bill Thompson
In 2007, who was an "exploding tomato", what did Congleton ban and to whom did Boris Johnson apologi
Awards ceremonies for video games are growing in size and status, reflecting the acceptance of video
Darren Waters looks at the competition in the platform market
Do all gamers play Grand Theft Auto? Are they all geeky and nerdy young men?
Games are rated in the same way as film and DVD releases, but confusion still reigns in consumers’ m
Computer games have been found - both anecdotally and academically - to promote sociability
Our games are becoming polluted with advertising and the values inherent in them are preaching consu