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Homelessness charity launches VR game to show kids the reality of life without a home
Housing

Homelessness charity launches VR game to show kids the reality of life without a home

Crisis has launched Destination Home, a free virtual reality experience designed to teach kids about homelessness through a cardboard headset.

The calming secret of Microsoft Flight Simulator
Opinion

The calming secret of Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator got Big Issue deputy editor Steven MacKenzie through lockdown. Where are those calm pilot’s voices now when we need them?

Covid-19 has changed city life – video game cities take us to a familiar past
Culture

Covid-19 has changed city life – video game cities take us to a familiar past

Can video games keep them alive in our minds? Liam Geraghty investigates

Rhianna Pratchett: ‘Fantasy is not as divorced from reality as we think’
Culture

Rhianna Pratchett: ‘Fantasy is not as divorced from reality as we think’

The Last of Us Part II’s toxic response must change how we treat creators
Opinion

The Last of Us Part II’s toxic response must change how we treat creators

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Plague Inc creators donate £250k to battle COVID-19 – and let you beat it too
Culture

Plague Inc creators donate £250k to battle COVID-19 – and let you beat it too

Centrepoint join up with Life is Strange 2 to boost homelessness awareness
Culture

Centrepoint join up with Life is Strange 2 to boost homelessness awareness

Dan Hett’s video games take on grief, radicalisation and ethical journalism
Culture

Dan Hett’s video games take on grief, radicalisation and ethical journalism

We caught up with the video game where you can (kind of) sell The Big Issue
Culture

We caught up with the video game where you can (kind of) sell The Big Issue

How accessibility in video games is moving on to the next level
Culture

How accessibility in video games is moving on to the next level

Streaming for good: How gaming marathons are raising thousands for charity
Culture

Streaming for good: How gaming marathons are raising thousands for charity

We asked ‘Spider-Man’ developers why the game focuses heavily on homelessness
Culture

We asked ‘Spider-Man’ developers why the game focuses heavily on homelessness

‘CHANGE’ is a survival video game inspired by a real brush with homelessness
Culture

‘CHANGE’ is a survival video game inspired by a real brush with homelessness

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What do professional content creators make of gaming addiction?
Culture

What do professional content creators make of gaming addiction?

GamesMania offers a nostalgic look at games gone by
Culture

GamesMania offers a nostalgic look at games gone by

Gaming addiction: Don’t hate the player, don’t hate the game
Culture

Gaming addiction: Don’t hate the player, don’t hate the game

Ellen Page’s video game portrayal of a rough sleeper is incredibly realistic
Culture

Ellen Page’s video game portrayal of a rough sleeper is incredibly realistic

Hellblade’s portrayal of mental health is a watershed moment for video games
Opinion

Hellblade’s portrayal of mental health is a watershed moment for video games

Playing the field – after 2017’s revolutionary moves what’s next for gaming?
Culture

Playing the field – after 2017’s revolutionary moves what’s next for gaming?

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