Tag: Videogames

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6 ways AI is making an impact on video games

AI has changed the way video games work–for the better.

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Video Games May Enhance Skills Beyond a Superb Double Jump

FPS games also may offer benefits for your brain like increased hand-eye coordination and visual perception skills–benefits that last.

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Posted in Geek & Sundry Science

You Knew It Was True: Online Gaming Increases Test Scores

Video game players like to pride ourselves on our fabulous reflexes and our ability to hold our bladders. But now there’s something else that gamers can take pride in: our brains. According to a recent publication in The International Journal of Communication,”Internet Usage and Educational Outcomes Among 15-Year-Old Australian Students,” written by Alberto Possi of […]

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What’s up, Doc? Nine rabbits to test your videogame knowledge

How well do you know your digital bunnies? If you play a lot of games, you may have encountered one or two of them, innocently nibbling on the digital grass, perhaps laying in wait to cause some comic mischief when you least expect it. Some bunnies are more recognizable than others. Check out our quiz, […]

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Posted in Geek & Sundry Science

Video Games Improve Children’s Intellectual and Social Skills

Want to introduce children to video games but afraid the only skill they’ll develop is a quick trigger finger? Fear not. Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, along with colleagues at Paris Descartes University, have found that children who play video games have higher intellectual functioning and are more social. Researchers studied over […]

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Trailer for Destiny beta makes us want—SHUT UP AND TAKE OUR MONEY

Bungie’s next big thing is looking excellent as it heads into its beta phase.

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14 games from E3 2014 that genre fans should be excited about

Sci-fi fans who like to game will have a lot to look forward to in the coming year.

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Posted in Forbes

State Of The Game: AMD And NVIDIA Talk 4K Gaming And Why The PS4 And Xbox One Are A Downgrade

While the Xbox One and PS4 took a lion’s share of the limelight at E3, there was more to the event than the console launches and their Day One games lineups. While catching up with NVIDIA about SHIELD at E3 I also heard about some of their plans for PC gaming. Arch-rivals AMD also have plenty to say on that subject, and an AMD spokesperson took a few moments to fill me in on their perspective too.

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The Best (And Worst) Of E3 2013

The Electronic Entertainment Expo of 2013 brought a convention-full of excitement, and it wasn’t just the reveal of the PlayStation 4 plus more details about the Xbox One. 48,200 attendees (up from 45,700 in 2012), myself included, had a look at the future of fun as E3 showcased the videogames that we’ll be playing in the coming months.

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Omni Gaming Treadmill: Kill Some Monsters, Burn Some Calories

It’s hard for a gamer to get some much-needed exercise, particularly PC gamers, who are usually stuck behind a monitor, where the only way to burn calories is to play a championship game of Starcraft. Now the Omni, a unique gaming treadmill and currently a Kickstarter project, wants to help you get buff while getting buffs.

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