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08

Apr

Filmmakers stopped from digging through landfill in search of video gamesIt’s known as the worst video game of all time, but despite toxic conditions, 2 companies want to dig up ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ Atari games that were dumped in the 1980s.

Filmmakers stopped from digging through landfill in search of video games
It’s known as the worst video game of all time, but despite toxic conditions, 2 companies want to dig up ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ Atari games that were dumped in the 1980s.

25

Mar

New study adds fuel to the video games and aggression debateSome researchers aren’t convinced by the findings due to old data and a possible bias on behalf of the study’s writers and participants.

New study adds fuel to the video games and aggression debate
Some researchers aren’t convinced by the findings due to old data and a possible bias on behalf of the study’s writers and participants.

03

Jan

Tobii wants you to control games with your eyesThe new controller would be designed to work in conjunction with more traditional controllers rather than replacing them.

Tobii wants you to control games with your eyes
The new controller would be designed to work in conjunction with more traditional controllers rather than replacing them.

12

Dec

Gamer’s thrombosis: Why playing too long could be deadlySitting still for long periods of time playing video games may increase people’s risk of developing life-threatening blood clots, doctors warn.

Gamer’s thrombosis: Why playing too long could be deadly
Sitting still for long periods of time playing video games may increase people’s risk of developing life-threatening blood clots, doctors warn.

15

Aug

Tech-lovers beware: from carpal tunnel syndrome to tinnitus, here are just a few of the ways your devices may injure you.

Tech-lovers beware: from carpal tunnel syndrome to tinnitus, here are just a few of the ways your devices may injure you.

05

Mar

Assassin’s Creed 4 slammed by PETA for whaling element
Recently announced pirate-themed videogame called ‘disgraceful’ by the animal rights organization for glorifying whale hunts.

Assassin’s Creed 4 slammed by PETA for whaling element

Recently announced pirate-themed videogame called ‘disgraceful’ by the animal rights organization for glorifying whale hunts.

22

Dec


 Why are video games addictive? 



Sometimes video games are harmless fun. Sometimes they provide a clear benefit for players. But every once in a while, they become a dangerous obsession.
Sometimes video games are harmless fun. Sometimes they provide a clear benefit for players. But every once in a while, they become a dangerous obsession.

06

Dec

Why are video games addictive?Sometimes video games are harmless fun. Sometimes they provide a clear benefit for players. But once in a while, they actually become a dangerous obsession.

Why are video games addictive?
Sometimes video games are harmless fun. Sometimes they provide a clear benefit for players. But once in a while, they actually become a dangerous obsession.

09

Nov

Can a kick-butt, super-fit video game avatar make you healthier?According to a study, if you’re into the game enough to care about how you come across online, that will motivate you to make a better impression offline.

Can a kick-butt, super-fit video game avatar make you healthier?
According to a study, if you’re into the game enough to care about how you come across online, that will motivate you to make a better impression offline.

11

Apr

European farmers playing video games with their pigsPig Chase is an innovative new video being developed that will be played by both farmers and their pigs. (You read that right, it’s a video game for pigs.)

European farmers playing video games with their pigs
Pig Chase is an innovative new video being developed that will be played by both farmers and their pigs. (You read that right, it’s a video game for pigs.)