15 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2016

15 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2016

Each year is filled with anticipation and excitement for most gamers.  2016 looks to provide another year of compelling, innovative, and anticipated video games.  You could easily fill each yearly ‘most anticipated’ list with the latest franchise blockbuster sequels. However, annually there are also dozens of independent, smaller scale projects that are full of promise.The picks(…)

Gaming with Granny Infographic

Gaming with Granny Infographic

Here is a gaming infographic with a little different slant. I bet you didn’t know that 38% of all social game players are age 50 and over. Surprisingly, seniors and Baby Boomers are one of the largest gaming demographics. Surprisingly, seniors and Baby Boomers are one of the largest gaming demographics. Who would have thought?(…)

Gamers rock larger grey matter and enhanced cognitive function, study reveals!

Gamers rock larger grey matter and enhanced cognitive function, study reveals!

Gamers rejoice! Gaming mastery is an indicator of a better-connected brain. This is the conclusion of recent research on the cognitive function of Action Video Gamers (AVGs) of different degrees of competency.  AVG gamers are mostly national or regional champions at AVG competitions. Action video games subject gamers to different physical challenges. These challenges include(…)

The Neurology of Gaming Infographic

The Neurology of Gaming Infographic

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.

Infographic: Gaming Improves Your Health

Infographic: Gaming Improves Your Health

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(…)

Nintendo to Stop Production of Wii U Consoles in 2016

Nintendo to Stop Production of Wii U Consoles in 2016

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(…)

Exclusive Adventure Game Revealed For Apple Watch

Exclusive Adventure Game Revealed For Apple Watch

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(…)

Video Game News for January 2015

Video Game News for January 2015

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(…)