Now, Candy Crush players to enjoy treats similar to game

Candy Crush fever has expanded beyond the screen, as treats inspired by the game has hit the market.

Playing educational video games can boost kids` motivation to learn

A new study has suggested that educational video games can enhance students` motivation to learn, but it may depend on how students play.

How playing video games can make you brainier

A new study has shown that playing video games causes increases in the brain regions responsible for spatial orientation, memory formation and strategic planning as well as fine motor skills.

Children should not spend more than two hours online: Study

Excessive media use can be linked to obesity, lack of sleep, school problems, aggression and other behaviour issues among children, new research in the US says.

Virtual `avatars` may alter real-life experiences

Spending time immersed as a virtual character or avatar in a role-playing video game can alter your experience of reality and numb you to important real-life experiences, according to a new study.

Video games make you feel worthy: Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan is a gizmo freak and apparently he invests a lot of his time in playing video games.

Grand Theft Auto 5 bags `Game of the Year` Golden Joystick award

The controversial, adult-themed crime game, Grand Theft Auto 5 has reportedly won the `Game of the Year` award at the Golden Joystick awards.

Video games can help encourage older adults to remain active

Researchers have revealed that old adults can live not only longer but also healthy and active by playing video games.

TV, no physical activity adding to kids` weight woes

Too much screen time and no physical activity could have more to do with a child`s weight issues, a new study has revealed.

Playing video games can help boost strategic thinking

Scientists have claimed that certain types of video games can help boost strategic thinking.

Visual skill boosting fast-paced video games reduce impulse control

Video games which requires fast-paced decision-making boosts the player`s visual skills but comes with a price, as it reduces the person`s ability to inhibit impulsive behavior, a new study has revealed.

Violent video games don`t make users unfriendly

Violent video games have no measurable effect on how helpful someone is after playing, a new study has suggested.

Video games may boost learning in students

Video games could be key to keeping more disengaged youngsters interested in education, a new study has found.

Video games can help you `see` more: study

The hours you spend at the video gaming console can train your brain to make better and faster use of visual input, a new study has claimed.

Playing video games can delay mental decay among elderly

Older people who play video games challenging their mental processing speed could delay the ageing of their minds, a new study has found.

Anti-Pak content gets video games off shelves in Pak

Two hugely popular video games have been ordered off store shelves in Pakistan for portraying Pakistanis as terrorists.

`Exergames` can lead to more exercise

Active video games, also known as “exergames,” are not the perfect solution to the nation’s sedentary ways, but they can play a role in getting some people to be more active, a new study has revealed.

`Active` video games offer no physical benefits to kids

Parents are wrong if they think active video games are easy solution to getting kids off the couch.

Video games improve shooting accuracy

Just 20 minutes of playing a violent video game turned players into more accurate shooters when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin.

Video games provide new targets for cancer drugs

Scientists have turned to video games to find the cure for cancer