Monday, December 6, 2021

Tag: WHO

Negative perception hits video gaming as Ukie urges “mind your language”

Ukie Video Gaming
The CEO of the UK games industry trade body Ukie has called on developers and reviewers to prevent a “cultural bias” in gaming, by rethinking the language..

WHO takes more guilt off irresponsible parents with gaming addiction classification

Child playing video game
In a further blurring of the lines in the difference between compulsive behaviour and addiction, the World Health Organisation has classified gaming disorder as a mental health condition which is capable of addiction. The decision, which comes after pressure from parents, has been criticised for its lack of supporting evidence by expert psychologists, who believe playing video games is more...