One of the big question I get from gamers is ‘should I use a TV or a monitor for gaming’? It must be a big question in the gaming community because if you Google ‘play video games on TV or monitor’ there are over 11 million results. Many from gaming forums. Most have traditionally used(…)
I love infographics and I’m planning on showing any that I find are appropriate to gaming. This infographic shows that gaming has some positive effects on the brain like ability to perform in a team, much better problem solving, and improved coordination. Please include attribution to OnlineUniversities.com with this graphic.
Many times the news about playing video games is unfavorable. Gaming sometimes get a bad rap for negative affects on public health. If you choose wisely, gaming can help people improve their health and disease outcomes in all stages of life. For instance, video games have helped improve gait velocity, stride and balance in patients(…)
The Nikkei, a Japanese financial newspaper, revealed today a report from the that Nintendo will be halting production of the Wii U and some related accessories this year. The Nikkei additionally states that Nintendo will reveal their new console, codenamed NX, sometime this year. The end of the Wii U production doesn’t mean that there(…)
Ubisoft has finally decided to take some time off. After six straight years of releasing a major entry in the Assassin’s Creed series, for the first time since 2008, there will be no mainline Assassin’s Creed game released in the fall of 2016. The announcement is mentioned in a much bigger post that highlights the(…)
On Tuesday, game developer WayForward Technologies announced Watch Quest, “the first adventure game made exclusively for Apple Watch.” The game will make use of both the Apple Watch and the iPhone, as players will choose their characters and equip them with gear on the iPhone app and then send them on a journey filled with monsters, puzzles and treasures(…)
Dragon Ball Xenoverse Release Date Delayed Upcoming fighting game Dragon Ball Xenoverse has had its launch date pushed back. Originally scheduled for release on February 17, the game will now launch a week later. Publisher Bandai Namco announced the delay, saying that it was necessary in order to “ensure the highest possible gameplay experience” for(…)
Starting January 16th, Microsoft will be dropping the price of its Xbox One console to $ 349. The price drop, described as a “promotion” in the announcement, doesn’t come with an expiration date. This special Microsoft Xbox One promotion will be available nationwide at most major U.S. national retailers. Major retailers include Amazon, Best Buy,(…)
2013 marked the first time that eSports viewing online surpassed that of television, and it did so by a large margin. The popularity of watching eSports continues to soar worldwide, with 2.4 billion hours of eSports video viewed during 2013. Almost three times as many hours were spent watching eSports online than on television. According(…)
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