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Video game players can now score college scholarships

If you’re young and play video games, your mother has likely told you to stop gaming and do your homework. But now you can tell her you’re developing a valuable skill: eSports — that is, professional video game playing — can earn you scholarship …

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Uh-Oh: Science Says MMO and FPS Games Attract More Addictive Players

Do you like FPSs like Call of Duty or MMOs like World of Warcraft? If so, you’d better check yourself before you wreck yourself. It turns out that MMOs and FPSs “are more appealing to people who show signs of addiction,” says Dr. Jeroen Lemmens, Assistant Professor Entertainment Communication at the University of Amsterdam. According to […]

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