Tag Archives: Games

It’s a goal! Ball games can boost bone health in school children

Want your child to have stronger bones? Encourage them for ball games or circuit strength training as it may help them to develop stronger bones, a new study has claimed. According to the researchers, eight to ten-year-old school children develop stronger bones, increased muscular strength and improved balance when ball games or circuit training are on the timetable. “Our research ... Read More »

Four Made-in-India PC Games to Look Forward to in New Year’s 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Missing: The Complete Saga has you play a trafficking victim Alter Army is being developed by two 15-year olds Raji is still in development despite a failed Kickstarter 2017 saw some interesting games from Indian developers. Asura had us crawling through mythology-inspired dungeons, we vicariously lived through the daily regimen of a Bollywood starlet in Alia Bhatt: Star Life, and we played way ... Read More »

Sony Permanently Drops Price on Select PS4-Exclusive Games in India: Here’s the Full List

HIGHLIGHTS Sony India has dropped the price on a host of PS4-exclusive games These are permanent price cuts They will be marketed under the term ‘PlayStation Hits’ Several PS4-exclusive games from Sony have received a price drop in India. Multiple retailers speaking to Gadgets 360 have confirmed that the likes of Horizon Zero Dawn, God of War 3 Remastered, and others will ... Read More »

Apple Requires Games With Loot Boxes to Disclose to Users Odds of Receiving the Items

HIGHLIGHTS Games have to let users know the odds of getting rare items in loot boxes This is now required by Apple for games on the App Store It’s just a matter of time before other digital game stores follow suit Amidst the on going controversy surrounding loot boxes in video games courtesy Star Wars Battlefront 2, Apple has declared that games with loot ... Read More »

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Researchers have found that boosting activity in the brain’s areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at risk of anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a brain region responsible for complex mental operations. “These findings help reinforce a ... Read More »

E3 2017: Sony’s PlayLink for PS4 Will Let You Play Games Using Your Phone

HIGHLIGHTS PlayLink lets you play games on your PS4 via a smartphone Titles vary from crime thrillers to quick-fire quizzes PlayLink titles include That’s You!, Hidden Agenda At the ongoing E3 2017 in Los Angeles, California, Sony announced some of its most anticipated games for PlayStation for the year including God of War, Spider-Man and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, to ... Read More »

Games Inbox: The problem with pre-orders, Polybius love, and GTA VI expectations

Farpoint – an expensive risk to pre-order The evening Inbox debates the 10 most influential video games of all time, as one reader defends the price of Ultra Street Fighter II. To join in with the discussions yourself email [email protected]   Something completely different It was interesting reading the Farpoint review this morning. I was talking to a friend over ... Read More »

Hasbro Is Launching a Subscription Service for Family Games

Hasbro will launch a new game subscription service this summer, becoming the first big toy maker to try a business model that has found success for other consumer products like razors, beauty products, and meal kits. This summer, the toy maker behind Transformers and My Little Pony will launch the Hasbro Gaming Crate, which will ship three new curated games ... Read More »

Sony Sees Strong Demand for PS4 Games as Mobile Business Slumps

Sony said Tuesday its fiscal first half net profit dived owing to a sharp rally in the yen and losses linked to the sale of its battery business. The Japanese electronics giant, which has been shedding assets as part of a broad restructuring, said it had a JPY 26 billion ($248 million or roughly Rs. 1,655 crores) net profit in ... Read More »

Brazil gets Olympic Flame for 2016 Rio games

Athens: The Olympic flame as a way to burn in Rio in August for the primary games in South america turned into handed over to Brazil on Wednesday in the marble stadium that hosted the first modern games in 1896. After a six-day trek throughout Greece, the flame that turned into lit remaining Thursday with the aid of the solar’s ... Read More »