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No evidence that playing 'brain games' make you smarter

A popular genera of computer and video games are ‘brain games’, such as puzzles and quizzes. These are marketed as helping to improve cognition and even to make people ‘smarter’. A major review of these games has found the opposite.

Donkey Kong enters gaming hall of fame

Classic video games Donkey Kong and Pokemon have been inducted into the Donkey Kong and Pokemon join gaming hall of fame hall of fame.

Microsoft's infamous Solitaire game was built by a summer intern

Microsoft's Solitaire game, included with Windows PCs for generations, has long been presented by the company as a way to teach new computer owners how to use the mouse. According to the intern who created it, it was actually built 'out of boredom.'

Pokémon Go players are happier and friendlier

The strange psychological research story of the week looks into gamers, players of Pokémon Go in particular, and seeks to find out whether the character chasing adventurers are happier and friendlier than the general population.

Boy, aged 11, racks up $7000 bill for mobile games

Chorley - An young boy, unknown to him at the time, spent around $7,000 playing online games after accessing his family's iTunes account.

'In-depth look' at Nintendo Switch games to be streamed next week

Nintendo has announced it will soon provide fans with a first "in-depth look" at games being built for its upcoming Switch console. The company will also be offering members of the press hands-on time with the Switch at a separate event next week.

Playing video games helps the visually impaired

While many sociologists raise concerns about the excessive playing of video games, for the visually impaired the active engagement with video game may actually be a good thing, helping vision to improve.

Google reveals the best apps and games of 2016

Google has released its list of the best content on the Play Store during 2016. It has indexed the most popular apps, games, music, movies, TV shows and books to highlight the top trends of the year. The full charts can be viewed on the Google Play Store.

Facebook brings games to Messenger

Facebook has announced you can now play games from within Messenger. The app includes a selection of social "instant games" that will augment conversations with fun and competition. Games can be played with friends you're already connected to.

Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Niantic

San Francisco - Born in Google's shadow, Niantic strode into the spotlight with a mobile internet spin on hunting Pokemon but can the obsession with the game lead to long-term financial success?

Hundreds of Taiwan drivers fined after Pokemon Go launch

Taipei - Nearly 350 drivers in Taiwan were slapped with fines for playing on their phones after Pokemon Go launched on the island, which has already resulted in broken legs and museum bans.

Indonesia bans police, troops from playing Pokemon Go

Jakarta - Indonesia is banning police and military personnel from playing Pokemon Go while on duty, officials said Wednesday, after the defence minister warned the smartphone game was a security threat.

Indonesia bans police, troops from playing Pokemon Go

Jakarta - Indonesia is banning police and military personnel from playing Pokemon Go while on duty, officials said Wednesday, after the defence minister warned the smartphone game was a security threat.

Indonesia bans police, troops from playing Pokemon Go

Jakarta - Indonesia is banning police and military personnel from playing Pokemon Go while on duty, officials said Wednesday, after the defence minister warned the smartphone game was a security threat.

Pokemon Go: Only for the brave in Lagos

Lagos - It's safe to say Nintendo's hit mobile game Pokemon Go is more suited for playing in the clean, well-lit streets of San Francisco or the impeccably-maintained parks of New York.

Pokemon Go players held at gunpoint in Australia park

Sydney - A couple playing Pokemon Go were threatened at gunpoint in a town park south of Sydney, Australian police said Friday, as they blamed the game for a wave of crimes, traffic violations and complaints.

Get your game on with a free Ubisoft title every month

Ubisoft is celebrating its 30th anniversary of becoming a games publisher by giving games away for free to whoever will ask for them. Gamers will be able to claim a free title every month for the rest of the year, yielding a total of seven free games.

Will we start to suffer from virtual reality sickness?

More companies are investing in virtual reality technology and media, making it the next advance in gaming and interactive media. Is virtual reality sickness likely?

Sony to bring PlayStation games to smartphones for the first time

Sony has announced it is going to bring several of its major PlayStation game franchises to iOS and Android smartphones. The company has formed a new business unit to perform the work, following in the footsteps of Nintendo's recent smartphone launch.

Angola rebel chief's children in court to sue 'Call of Duty' maker

Nanterre - The children of slain Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi urged a French court on Wednesday to punish the makers of the wildly popular video game "Call of Duty" for representing their father as a "barbarian".

Google+ integration removed from Play Games as network fades away

Google has announced it is separating Google+ from its Play Games Android gaming service. It is the latest move from the company to decouple the Facebook-rivaling but unpopular social network from its core apps, something long-requested by users.

Sony announces the first eight PS2 games playable on PS4

Sony has announced that PlayStation 4 gamers will be able to start reliving some of their PS2 favourites from tomorrow. The feature isn't true backwards compatibility though and the PS4 won't accept PS2 discs. Instead, select titles are being remastered.

PS4 processor changes let future games get a performance boost

Sony has quietly rolled out an update to its PlayStation 4 software development kit that will give game creators access to more of the processor's power, should it be required. It opens the door to more graphically intense games next year.

Sony survey hints at PS4 compatibility with PS2 games

Sony has teased some of its PlayStation 4 owners with a suggestion that backwards compatibility with PS1 and PS2 games could be coming in a future update, letting it begin to rival Microsoft's upcoming support for playing Xbox 360 games on Xbox One.

Sony cuts price of PlayStation 4 as Xbox One still drags behind

Microsoft's Xbox One games console continued to lag behind Sony's PlayStation 4 throughout last month, according to new sales figures. Microsoft's promises of the best exclusive games line-up in history are failing to offset the popularity of the PS4.

Nintendo may be heading back towards the game cartridges of old

Nintendo has filed a patent for a games console that stores its content on memory cards, harking back to the days of the cartridge-based Nintendo 64 of 20 years ago. It's unclear whether the company intends to use the tech in its upcoming "NX" device.

Ukraine propaganda war draws in popular video game

Kiev - It was supposed to be the evidence that proved beyond doubt Moscow's assertion that Washington is supplying Ukraine with weapons in its fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east.

Op-Ed: Brits know more about quidditch than croquet

London Colney - Once croquet was as quintessentially English as red double-decker buses and unarmed police officers. Bit all things must pass and it seems that the ball and mallet game is fading from the collective memory.

YouTuber PewDiePie made $7.45 million profit last year

YouTuber PewDiePie made a massive $7.45 million in profit last year, according to a new report. PewDiePie gained such fame for his video game reviews, playthroughs, tutorials and vlogs that he has become the most successful YouTuber ever.

Activists doubt Azerbaijan's opening up through sport

Bakou - Sport and politics do mix when the Azerbaijan hosts of the first European Games are accused by rights groups of putting on the "Games of Repression.
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