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New Research Says Action Games Have More Cognitive Benefits Than “Brain Games”

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A recent research report implies that if you’re looking for cognitive benefits, you might want to put down your brain game in favor of a good old-fashioned action video game.

We already know that some kinds of video games can help cognitive function. And in the past few years, games like the Lumosity series have been marketed with the specific goal of making you smarter or improving your memory. But until now, no one has compared these games to other types of video games. In this study, the researchers did just that, and the action game genre won.  Read More

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Madden NFL 16 Review

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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
We played on: PlayStation 4

The dangers of maintaining a yearly video game release are lessened when you don’t have any competition. That’s exactly what EA has with the Madden franchise. Every so often, the Madden NFL series takes a big enough step forward that it can pull in new and even jaded previous players. Madden NFL 16 is one of those leaps. Read More