Video Games Help Us Make Faster Decisions

Scientists from the University of Rochester have found that playing fast-paced action video games helps players make decisions 25 percent faster than normal, yet no less accurate. » 9/13/10 6:00pm 9/13/10 6:00pm

VI Fit Is Wii Sports For The Blind

Wii Sports can be a big factor in getting sedentary children moving, but what about blind children? A video game research project at the University of Nevada, Reno, is creating Wii Sports-based PC games that don't require eyesight to play. » 6/04/10 3:20pm 6/04/10 3:20pm

In This Life-Saving Minesweeper Game, The Mines Are Real

Every year upwards of 20,000 lives are lost in war-torn countries due to unexploded ordinance such as land mines. Can a video game educate children about land mine avoidance where traditional methods have failed? » 3/16/10 4:20pm 3/16/10 4:20pm

Battle Giant Dinosaur Robots - And Diabetes

The Magi and The Sleeping Star, the heroic Oz must free his relatives from gigantic dinosaur robots, but if he doesn't correctly manage his type-1 diabetes, his magic will fail him. » 11/17/09 11:00am 11/17/09 11:00am

UK Change4Life Campaign Changes Its Tune

Criticized in March for ads that equated playing video games with an early death, a new commercial for the UK government's Change4Life campaign promotes healthy gaming. » 4/24/09 12:30pm 4/24/09 12:30pm

Game Teaches Kentucky Children About Online Predators

$300,000 worth of federal funding in Kentucky is being spent on an interactive computer program designed to warn parents and children of the dangers of online predators. » 4/14/09 3:20pm 4/14/09 3:20pm