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(…)

Infographic: Gaming is Good for You

Infographic: Gaming is Good for You

Here’s an infographic I found on FrugalDad. This infographic goes over some really great things video games are responsible for. It’s pretty surprising to find that games can do some remarkable things for your brain and body. The other useful thing I took away is that moderation is crucial to healthy gaming. Check out the(…)

Radiant Entertainment Acquired by Riot Games, Rising Thunder Closed

Radiant Entertainment Acquired by Riot Games, Rising Thunder Closed

In a surprising move, League of Legends developer Riot Games has announced that the company has acquired Radiant Entertainment. Tony and Tom Cannon, Radiant’s chief executives, issued a statement about this acquisition and about the state of the studios’ current projects. Radiant Entertainment is the development studio behind fighting game Rising Thunder, sandbox fantasy sim(…)

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(…)