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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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Kevin Mersereau

Im only about 2hrs deep, but SteamWorld Dig 2 is fucking amazing so far! If you own a Switch, you should really check this shit Its

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Since everyone else is doing it, heres my hot take of the day:

 
TricerArocK

I get so tired of reading fake gamer girl comments about women in the biz (YouTube or journos or mean, you can suspend disbelief enough to watch a porn and imagine yourself with a cock larger than four

 
Marcel Hoang

MvCI hot takes: combat is different enough to interest me, graphics are fine in combat but story mode is a crime against art I like that a lot of the returning cast is retooled and different, for example Iron Man finally has useable

 
SrChurros

Something I dig is diving into a movie/game knowing the least possible about Long time ago I got Alan Wake on Steam because it was super cheap and heard it was Started playing last week, At chapter 4 atm, feeling pleasantly surprised

 
chlmera

I feel like Im the only person who doesnt mind the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 character If anything the male lead could look a bit older but all in all the anime look doesnt bother I hope I like the gameplay tho lol

 
EricWeichhart

Yare Yare not planning to stop soon #stanDtoid

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Do you think that white supremacists will buy Wolfenstein 2?

 
MeanderBot

Working on Fridays Should I finish it with ink? Or just make it look pretty with just pencil?

 
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