Category Archives: News

Weekly INT Boost – Going To Win

Welcome, friends, to our roundup of the best game and mental health stories you may have missed. This week, our stories center on harassment, crunch, and burnout — three topics on a lot of minds as we start this year. Everyone has a different idea about what harassment is, study says “There’s also a curious […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Day-To-Day Life

Welcome to our first roundup of 2018. This week, we have stories about gaming disorder, more costs of doing business as game devs, and a lot more. Rethinking ‘the cost of doing business’ for game devs “At the end of the day, even the most vitriolic, abusive fan longs to be favored by the attention […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Out of the Storm

Welcome, friends, to our roundup of the best gaming and mental health articles you may have missed. This week, we have a harsh look harassment and responsibility in the game industry, thoughts on the comforting power of the games we love, and more. Pushing the trolls back under the bridge “Companies who have publicly devoted […]

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Weekly INT Boost – A Link to the Future

Welcome to our roundup of the best games you may have missed. This week, we have a look at the future of Discord, thoughts about Nioh and Wolfenstein II, and more. Hellblade wins ‘games for impact’ at The Game Awards for depicting mental illness “Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice won the “Games for Impact” award tonight at […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Finding Resolve

Welcome back to our roundup of the best gaming and mental health articles you may have missed. This week, we have a look at more tabletop campaign therapies, research on ‘far transfer,’ and some of the games you love. Adolescents roll high on unique mental health-care options “Dungeons & Dragons gives a distinct outline of […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Take a Deep Breath and Say AAAAAAH!

Welcome to the end of the week, and our weekly roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you may have missed. This week, we have reflections on crunch, a look at our newest AFK Room endeavor, and a lot more. PAX Aus Roundup: Spaces You Might Have Missed “The AFK Room is an […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Expanding Horizons

Welcome to the weekend, and our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you may have missed. The big news this week is that gaming addiction has been called into question, but there’s a lot more to read about keeping our communities, and ourselves, healthy. Gaming addiction probably isn’t a real condition, study […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Navigating Storms

It’s just about time to start the weekend, and with PAX Aus and some huge releases (any Super Mario Odyssey fans in the crowd?), it’s sure to be a busy one. Why not take a little break with some of the best recent articles on mental health and gaming? The games industry responds to #MeToo […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Hello From TwitchCon

Hello, friends! Stay a while and listen while we round up some of the best mental health and gaming articles you may have missed. This week, we’ll look at a superb partnership between two great gaming charities, thoughts on accessibility in VR, and more that you’ll find just down below. Two charities unite to help […]

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Weekly INT Boost – A Loot Box of News

Welcome to our roundup of games and mental health news you might have missed. This week, we ponder loot boxes, new tools for children coping with trauma, and more. Behind the addictive psychology and seductive art of loot boxes “The appeal isn’t hard to grasp. Opening a loot box is a rush: a moment of […]

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