Research + News | Topic: Video Games

One Video Game Community Votes for their Top 10 Games of 2014

Online community VG24/7 has revealed their Top 10 Games of the Year 2014 edition. See the list here.

Girls Make Games: Educating the Developers of Tomorrow

The video game industry isn’t just for males. Read the article here.

Teenage Lives Online

A British television show investigates the online lives of teenagers. Read more here.

Familiar Franchises Top Gamers’ Wish Lists for Holiday 2014

Neilsen takes a look at the most coveted games of the Christmas shopping season. View the results here.

Twitch.tv is the New Video Platform You Need to Know

For those interested in gaming, Twitch.tv is a common video platform to chat and congregate on. Read the story here.

Online Gaming Moves onto College Campuses

Overwhelming majority of both male and female college students play digital games at least weekly. Read the report here.

Millennials Are Cashing In On Their Social Influence

Welcome to the new age of influence, where 20-something content creators can make big money online. Read the full article here.

Mature-Rated Video Games May Increase Teens’ High-Risk Behavior

A recent study found that teenagers who play mature-rated, violent or risk-glorifying video games may be more likely to engage in a wide range of deviant behaviors. Read the article here.

Shoot to Kill: The Real Impact of Violent Video Games

Fuller Youth Institute’s Via Media blog discusses violent video games. Read the post here.

College Recruiting Gamers as Athletes

A University will offer about 30 athletic scholarships to students who play the “League of Legends’ video game. Read the full article here.