Video Games: An Effective Teaching Tool for Animals as Well

February 3, 2016 0

So many studies have proven that the human brain can benefit from video games, but that may be just scratching the surface. A team of researchers in Australia decided to push things even further than just a human brain to try a series of tests out on orangutans. Using a […]

Video Games May Boost Sibling Relationships

January 20, 2016 1

When you start out as a young gamer, most of the time your first co-op partner is your sibling. They are your greatest ally, enemy and rival – depending on the game you’re playing. Even though I’ve professed on many occasions that I’m not a huge fan of co-op play, […]

Out of the Blue, Tribes: Ascend is Back

December 10, 2015 0

I know what you’re thinking. Tribes: Ascend? Really? Yep. I didn’t think anyone still played it either, in fact, I’d all but forgotten about it. Still, two years after developer Hi-Rez Studios dedicated themselves solely to their other title, Smite, here we are with another update, aptly named “Out of […]

Are Video Games Training Better Surgeons?

November 28, 2015 0

Video games have been proven to do a lot for us. They help us an outlet for our rage, teach us to be more patient, make us better critical thinkers and even keep our brains young. Now it would seem that they’re proven to also make better surgeons through a […]

Science Says Happiness Really is a Warm Controller

November 10, 2015 0

The thought that video games could be a stress reliever is an absolute truth among gamers, but the rest of the world isn’t as easily swayed. Generally it’s the opposite response actually – non-gamers think that games will rile us up more, make us angrier, and even more stressed or […]

The Good That Video Games are Doing for Your Brain

November 7, 2015 0

People have been wondering for quite awhile if video games are good or bad for their mental health, and now we may finally have an answer. There have been a few recent studies about how video games effect brain development, cognitive ability, memory, and even critical thinking skills. If we […]