A new iPhone game created by two Australians and downloaded by more than 7.1 million people so far has wasted approximately 566 years of players' time while earning its creators a seven-figure income.
A look back at the greatest video games released this year, from epic space adventures to abstract indie puzzle games and beyond.
2014 was an interesting year on the business side of video gaming. Here is our list of the companies that are riding high, and the ones hoping to do better next year.
Ralph Baer never reached the levels of public recognition of Bill Gates or Steve Jobs but, as the inventor of home video games, his contribution to technology and entertainment are arguably on the same scale.
Remake hits all the bases with some smart updates for players at all levels, but some glaring legacy issues remain.
There are still many who refuse to consider the worth of games alongside film and TV as entertainment for adults, argues Tim Biggs.
Target Australia has pulled R-rated video game Grand Theft Auto V from its shelves and says it will no longer sell it following feedback from customers about the game's depictions of violence against women.
Two developers from Halfbrick - the company that started Fruit Ninja - have started their operation and launched a new game of their own.
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is an incredibly well-made and fun game.
A refinement rather than a revolution, improvements to the 3D effect may be worth the upgrade.
FOR a number of reasons there has historically been little discussion about, and coverage of, issues around depression ...
Meet some of the little rays of sunshine who arrived in 2014.
KIAMA High School has honoured five of its high-achieving students by officially adding them to their Hall of ...
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JAMBEROO Pub will offer a wealth of exciting entertainment during the next couple of months.