Video Games Teens Can Play With Their Folks

This is a guest post by Justin Taylor.

Many video games may be a touch too violent for parents to enjoy playing with their kids, but there are a number of family-friendly choices that can facilitate bonding and allow everyone to have a fun time on a family game night.

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Gamer Alert…Are You An Addict?

Do you play video games for more than 2 hours a day?

Because according to the American Medical Association, you area heavy user and officially addicted on video games!

That doesn’t seem a lot for the majority of us that time may flash by in the blink of an eye for many.

Two hours of gaming certainly doesn’t equal an addict in my personal view.  So let’s dig a little deeper…

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5 Surprisingly Addicting Aspects of COD: Black Ops II

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This is a guest post by Dusty.

Black Ops 2 has been out less than a month and it has already taken a lot of criticism.

If you haven’t bought the game yet, still consider doing so. Despite the criticism, there have been improvements made it is still extremely addicting.

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[Guest Post] Still a Need For Speed 18 Years On

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18 years ago, the first ever version of Need for Speed was launched. Since then the series has gone on to become the most successful driving games ever and one of the most successful franchises of all time.

But what made the title so popular and what has kept it on top of the pile since?

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How Video Games Affect Your Brain – The Good, Bad and the Violent

Research has constantly proven video games have wide varying effects on the brain.

There’s studies all over the place, each one conflicting with the next.  Is gaming that significant on the brain?  Good or bad? Though you might be surprised to know gaming can actually do a lot of good for the mental health of many.

But like everything, moderation is the key.  Binging on anything from food to alcohol is likely to produce adverse results, and gaming is no different.  No matter what the upsides are, a 40 hour straight session on Skyrim is likely to be anything but good for you.

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So how exactly can gaming affect the way your brain works?

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The Weekly Gaming Round-up; Awards, Delays and DLC Galore

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The Christmas countdown is in full swing, with only 16 days remaining!  It’s been a hectic week in the world of gaming, with awards being handed out right, left and centre, delays across the board and DLCs to get your teeth stuck into.

So feast your eyes on the happenings in gaming this week

2nd December 2012 – 9th December 2012 (02/12/2012-09/12/2012)

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Top 20 Most Relaxing Video Game Soundtracks

Have you overlooked video game music before?

You don’t have to look as far back as Beethoven to find some inspiring and relaxing music.  Because video games have constantly been releasing stunning soundtracks for a long time now.

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