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  • Blog Post: Video Gaming Changes Adolescent Brains, May Cause Addiction

    A new article in the peer-reviewed Neurology Now journal explores the physical effects of extensive video game exposure on adolescents. The report reflects (and endorses) past research that identifies the positive effects of gaming, but warns about physiological changes due to excessive exposure. The... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] After Being Denied Health Insurance Coverage, IGF Chairman Seeks And Receives Community Assistance

    Update: Brandon Boyer has reached his $110,000 goal on Gofundme . Currently, Boyer's Gofundme account has raised $110,120, and that number is still rising. You can continue to give donations to Boyer by heading here . Yesterday Boyer offered this tweet thanking everyone for their help in this time... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Separates Quality Of Life Business Unit From Consoles

    Shortly after its disappointing third quarter financial report. Nintendo conducted an investor meeting during which it revealed an upcoming focus on health and quality of life. Today, company president CEO Satoru Iwata revealed that the new quality of life-focused unit would be separate from the traditional... More
  • Blog Post: The Band Behind Max Payne 3’s OST Explains Their Process

    Max Payne 3 has an amazing soundtrack. In addition to the stirring main theme, noise rock band Health composed tracks to breathe life into Max’s tense, dangerous adventures. In this video, the band walks you through everything from beginning talks with Rockstar to the dynamic vocals during the... More
  • Blog Post: Ten Reasons Playing Video Games Might Be Healthy

    Video games aren't considered the healthiest hobby, but there are some surprising benefits to playing games. No, this isn't a joke; go laugh at something else. All Time 10s put together this interesting list of ten reasons why video games might make you healthier. So keep sitting on your couch... More
  • Blog Post: Max Payne 3 Soundtrack Hits This Month

    Gamers are constantly looking for ways to increase their health. With Max Payne 3, all they’ll need to do is turn up the volume. LA-based band Health, composed and recorded Max Payne 3 Official Soundtrack, which will be available digitally on May 23. Health ’s soundtrack to Max Payne 3 features... More
  • Blog Post: Study Says Exergaming Is Good For Kids

    Exergaming has become a hot buzzword in the industry, as evidenced by the success of motion control systems like Wii, PlayStation Move, and Kinect and strong sales of games like Wii Fit and Zumba Fitness. Now, a new study suggest that children who play active, motion control games can see positive health... More
  • Blog Post: Winners Of Michelle Obama’s Healthy Apps Initiative Announced

    “Apps for Healthy Kids” is the name of an initiate started by First Lady Michelle Obama, in which she challenged app creators to develop aids to help kids eat right. Now those winners have been announced, and the apps are rather intriguing. Winner of first place is Trainer, an app that promotes... More
  • Blog Post: British Research Shows 12 Percent Can’t Experience 3D

    It seems as though nearly everyone has a financial stake in 3D in one way or another, between Nintendo’s upcoming 3DS handheld, the recent theatrical push of 3D content, and a dizzying variety of competing displays. It would be a bummer if your eyes didn’t allow you to process the effect... More
  • Blog Post: Daily DS Play Saves Boy’s Eyesight

    Diagnosed early in his life with Amblyopia – what essentially equates to a severe case of lazy eye – six-year-old Ben Michaels has faced the prospect of permanent vision loss for years. That fear has been greatly reduced, however, thanks to a daily prescription of Mario Kart DS. After being... More
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