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Another 5 Reasons Video Games Are Actually Good For You

Several more ways video games are making us better.<p>It’s been a while since we’ve touched on the benefits of video games on our health and well-being. …

The Video Game That Maps The Galaxy

In 1961, members of M.I.T.’s Tech Model Railroad Club created Spacewar, one of the first video games that ran on the university’s hulking hundred-and-twenty-thousand-dollar PDP-1 mainframe computer. Spacewar, like so many of the video games that would follow, took place in the cosmos. The setting …

FIFA 15: Lionel Messi Announced for Cover of New Video Game

Lionel Messi might have lost the 2014 World Cup, but being on the cover of one of the most popular sports video game franchises in the world is comparable, right? The Argentine star was announced as the FIFA 15 cover athlete on Monday, per the game's official Twitter account:<p>The 27-year-old is …

Pong! Atari marks 40 years of gaming

When people talk about the beginnings of the video game industry, one name invariably bubbles to the top: Atari.<p>The video arcade and console company was formed 40 years ago Wednesday, although the games and consoles from its late '70s-early '80s heyday continue to evoke memories from gamers …

New FIFA 15 features emotion and intensity in the game play

None of us can wait until the new season of international football begins all around the world, with the World Cup detox still running EA Sports announced a brand new feature in the upcoming FIFA 15 that comes out in late September.<p>New FIFA 15 features emotion and intensity in the game …

Skylanders Trap Team comic book prequel coming in July

A prequel to the next entry in the Skylanders series, <i>Skylanders Trap Team,</i> will be available in July in the form of the franchise's first-ever comic book, IDW Publishing announced today.<p><i>Skylanders #0</i> is being penned by writer Ron Marz, best known for working on the Green Lantern, Witchblade and …