Let The Games Begin!

Warm up for Games Day, which falls on December 20 every year. Video games, live games, card games, board games, mobile games, trivia games — everybody loves games! With good reason, too; games are a fun way to bust some stress. And that is just one of the many ways they are good for us. More on that later. Let the games begin!

Surprising Benefits of Playing Video Games

Complex, challenging, and ambitious, video games have come a long way since the simple arcade titles of the 1970s—and evidence is mounting that the benefits of play go well beyond entertainment and improved hand-eye coordination.

Sick of Scrabble? These are the 10 best board games we’re playing this Christmas

The humble board game is an ever-growing medium of play that can bring people around a table for an hour or two, and there is no better time of year for families and friends to gather than the holiday season. Games can range from the incredibly complex – which will require you to carve out a significant chunk of your day to learn the rules and set everything up – to simple pick-up-and-play card games that can be completed in just a few minutes.

10 Reasons Why Adults Who Play Video Games Are Happier

Recent studies have shown that adults who play video games have higher levels of happiness, and in some cases relaxation, as a result of their gaming. In addition to the scientific backing behind video games and happiness, here are 10 reasons why it makes sense that adults who play video games are happier than adults who don’t.