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Study argues that some games improve cognitive functioning

Usually when science and video games meet, it’s to do the billionth study on whether or not they cause violence. Every time, a lot of money is spent to find out that no, video games probably don’t cause violence, and then six mo...

 
 
 
 
 
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Suffering from PTSD? Talk to your doctor about Tetris

Post-traumatic stress disorder sucks. In the United States, we don’t do nearly enough to help our soldiers returning from overseas deal with the issue, even though as many as 11 percent of Afghan War veterans may be suffering fro...

 
 
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The life cycle of the rare video game streamer discovered

Streamers are a bit of a strange lot, with their "Kappas", raidings, and being sociable to strangers… I don’t really get it, and I've streamed for years.  However, their mysterious world may have just been opened up, as Te...

 
 
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Videogames, porn, and seclusion: The downfall of men?

Phillip Zimbardo, a leading psychologist at Stanford University, has warned that men are facing a "crisis of masculinity" because of porn and videogame addiction. A study of 20,000 young men's gaming and porn habits was conducted by Zimbard...

 
 
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Study: Buying at retail more eco-friendly than online

A new study finds buying a game at retail may have a less significant impact on the environment than downloading the same title. The Journal of Industrial Ecology recently published a report dubbed "The Carbon Footprint of Games Distri...

 
 
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New study shows that children may benefit from videogames

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows that children and young teens aged 10-15 who play a small amount of videogames each day show slightly higher levels of psychosocial adjustment than kids who don't play at all. The childr...

 
 
 
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Your MOM plays videogames

No, really. She probably does. Mine does. In fact, new research released today by the Entertainment Software Association says that 74 percent of moms are gamers.  The "Mom Gamers Study: A New Generation of Gamer" found that 75 percent ...

 
 




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Oddmar"Get high on mushrooms"

 

Ghost Stories"Booooooo (the disapproving kind, not the scary kind)"

 

God of War (PS4)"Atreus is my son"

 

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare"Truth: this movie sucks"

 

Rampage"Needs more rampaging"

 

Super Daryl Deluxe"This is a weird one"

 

Metropolis: Lux Obscura"Punks, Dames and Match 3 Games"

 

Gal Gun 2"Love glue-gunning"

 
 
 

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Mike Sounders

So last night in FF XII, I went through some areas, ended up in a giant crystal with a maze of green paths? How much farther do I have until the end of the game roughly? (No spoilers please)

 
Pixie The Fairy

My review of Costlemark Tower in

 
Alphadeus

Joy Ride (2018) - This is the kind of music I imagine would play while cruising through Just a feel-good, happy My album is near The songs are ready I Will be released soon ^^

 
house4lyfe

What are you listening today? Whether at work, home, or driving in my car I almost always have music playing in the I will choose it depending on my mood at the My choice for this Thursday:

 
Tohsaka

D1C, this

 
Greenhornet214

Current status

 
WILFoftheblues

My Aunt died last night from lung She had a horrible painful She smoked like a chimney from a teenager until Jan when she was told she was dying from lung Please dont Its a awful

 
Chris Hovermale

One of the reasons I love video games is experiencing ridiculous fantasies such as watching television all day alongside a still not sure what Game Freak was Nor am I sure why I bought that game as a

 
mullon

Okay what about this: a video game with weather patterns that match the weather going on outside your house, or does the opposite of what is going on outside your house?

 
 

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