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Playing tennis, video games may improve memory: Study

Attention-grabbing experiences release memory-enhancing chemicals in brain, helping to store memories that occur just before or soon after the experience, the study mentioned.
 

Microsoft buys interactive game streaming startup

Microsoft buys interactive game streaming startup

Microsoft said it is bolstering its Xbox arsenal with the purchase of a startup specializing in letting people join in the fun while watching live-streamed game play.

Online video games may boost teenagers' intelligence

Online video games may boost teenagers' intelligence

While spending hours on Facebook or other social media sites can lead to bad results in school, playing video games may not have such adverse effects. A new study has found that online video games can even sharpen math, science and reading skills in teenagers.

Superheroes swoop in to a Venezuela in crisis

Superheroes swoop in to a Venezuela in crisis

Superheroes, wizards and Jedi Knights have descended on the Venezuelan capital.

Pokémon GO: The world's newest fitness app! (Watch video)

Pokémon GO: The world's newest fitness app! (Watch video)

Built on Niantic’s Real World Gaming Platform, Pokémon GO uses real locations to encourage players to search far and wide in the real world to discover Pokémon.  

Video gamers likely to delay bedtime by 100 minutes

The analysis showed that on average, gamers delayed going to bed 36 per cent of the nights they played video games. 

Sexist video games hamper empathy in men for women

Sexist video games hamper empathy in men for women

Young male gamers who strongly identify with male characters in sexist and violent video games show less empathy towards female violence victims in real life, say researchers.

Playing violent video games reduces feelings of guilt

Playing violent video games reduces feelings of guilt

Why this is happening remains a mystery, according to Matthew Grizzard, from University at Buffalo.

VIRAL VIDEO: This one is a must-watch for gaming enthusiasts - Meet 'father of the year'

VIRAL VIDEO: This one is a must-watch for gaming enthusiasts - Meet 'father of the year'

You must have seen several videos on social media featuring father-child's cute moments but this one is probably of altogether different level.

Want a sharper memory? Play more 3-D games

Good news for gamers as three-dimensional video games not only provide great fun, but can also boost the formation of memories.

There is more to `name` than meets the eye

There is more to `name` than meets the eye

In the case of the usernames of video gamers, a remarkable amount of information about their real world personalities can be revealed. 

Analysing the amazing phenomenon of lucid dreaming: 8 Interesting facts you should know!

Have you encountered any instance when you were aware that you are dreaming? Simply put, what you have experienced is called lucid dreaming.

Action video games best for improving attention skill, cognitive functions, says SAGE study

A new study has revealed that action-packed video games improve brain function.

Exergaming can improve well-being in children with autism

 Researchers have found that 'exergames' - video games that involve physical exercise - can improve physical and mental fitness in children with autism spectrum disorders.

An hour of video game daily can make girls fat

Young women who play computer games for an hour every day are at increased risk of gaining unhealthy weight, warns new research.

Amkette Evo Gamepad Pro: Gaming console for your smartphone

This one is for all the game lovers from Amkette, India's leading computer hardware and electronics manufacturer.

App to turn phone into 3D scanner

App to turn phone into 3D scanner

An app enables you to create 3D scans in seconds with your smartphone good enough for a 3D printer or to be used in video games.

Violent video games trigger aggression

 Playing violent video games is linked to increased aggression in players though it is not certain if the link extends to criminal violence too, according to a latest American Psychological Association (APA) report.

WTO members seal trillion-dollar IT trade deal

World Trade Organization (WTO) members finalized a deal on Friday to cut tariffs on $1 trillion worth of information technology products in a boost for producers of goods ranging from video games to medical equipment.

Disney exploring virtual reality for video games

Walt Disney Co`s interactive unit is considering bringing Disney Infinity or other video games into the world of virtual reality.