Category Archives: Gaming

Play Video Games Can Make Children More Smart

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Seeing kids playing video games often make parents worry. In fact, such activities can actually add to your child’s intelligence. Research conducted in children from 6 to 11 years found that children who frequently play video games show academic progress in school and had many friends.

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Although previous research has said it could bring harm and aggressiveness, but the results of recent research suggests otherwise.

Professor Katherine Keyes and his colleagues explain, despite playing video games are often considered to give adverse health effects, but these activities become a favorite for the kids spent playing with children’s mental health and cognitive and social skills are also positive.

The study, published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology indicate average each user has the intelligence and competence of 1.75 and 1.88 times more.

There is no significant effect on mental health issues. Research also shows that playing video games also reduce the problem that usually arises in the interaction with friends his age.

Keyes Professor of Columbia University in New York said, playing video games is one of the entertainment takes as recreation for children. Results of the study indicated that children often play video games also have good social skills.

The role of parents is still needed to provide specific restrictions are necessary.

King of YouTube Make Game Absurd

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After successfully luring more than 10 billion viewers and 39 million subscribers, PewDiePie alias PewDiePie which is also touted as the King of YouTube to try their luck in the mobile gaming industry.

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Youtuber Swedish releasing mobile games themed himself with the title PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist.

Released in two platforms, Android and iOS, PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist display pixel version of Kjellberg and some fellow youtuber, such JackSepticEye, Markiplier, CinammonToastKen, Marzia, and several others. All the characters in the earlier game have an equal voice with the original figures.

The story offered on PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist relatively little absurd. PewDiePie told to deal with the forces of evil and save some fans on YouTube abducted.

Yes, something like that. Unfortunately, PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist not free. To be able to download this game you have to spend at least USD 4.99.

This is not the first time for Kjellberg to expand outside YouTube. Previously, he has signed an agreement with publisher Penguin Random House by launching his first book in October 2015 titled This Book Loves You. The book consists of 250 pages it contains important advice and quotes that inspire.

Launched week, Angry Birds 2 Downloaded 20 Million Times

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Game Angry Birds 2 became available on Android and iOS since July 30, but the new week released a sequel to the Angry Birds game has been downloaded 20 million times.

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The developer of Angry Birds 2, Rovio, officially announced if the series Angry Birds 2 scored an impressive weekly. The game occupies the first position in the ranks of the iOS game and became the most downloaded game on your Android device.

Another interesting fact, since the game was released slingshot in Angry Birds 2 has been used as much as 1.4 billion times and countless users have completed more than 300 million level. Rovio revealed, if the Angry Birds are very popular in the market, just when the first game also became hits.

As in China, the game is very booming. This is different from the first Angry Birds gamers who are not favored. Today more than 700 million smartphone users in China already downloaded it, this means Angry Birds 2 is expected to break the record a new download.

For information, although most of the plot in the game Angry Birds 2 similar to the first, but there are some changes that appear in the new game. Level in the game Angry Birds 2 will be a multi-stage. This means the player must destroy some pig castle, and also pigs itself, after qualifying players will face battle against the boss pig.

Game Test Results in Four Fastest Smartphone

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iPhone 6 Galaxy S6, HTC One M9, and the Nexus 6 is arguably the top four smartphone series that became the mainstay of the respective manufacturers.

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Which among them the most qualified when invited to play games? This is trying to look for the answer by GameBench benchmarking software maker.

In a report IB Times, GameBench run 10 popular mobile game titles are voracious resource in a fourth mobile phone, including GTA: San Andreas, Monument Valley, and Marvel: Contest of Champions.

Performance is measured on the value of mobile phones frames per second (FPS) and the median age of a variety of games that run. FPS stability is also included in the assessment. As a result, Apple’s iPhone 6 appearing at the top.

“IPhone 6 on average produce higher value by 10 percent while running tenth tested high end games,” said GameBench in its report.

“Galaxy S6 performed in second place, with more performance bottleneck that causes the framerate dropped to 30 FPS,” said the company. As for the third and fourth positions respectively occupied by HTC Nexus One M9 and 6.

Although the iPhone 6 had won the first prize, GameBench add a note that some games are more optimized for one platform than the other (eg iOS, rather than Android).

iPhone 6 also run the game with a smaller resolution than the Android phones (720p, 1080p versus on Android) so that the processing load is smaller. Screen resolution of the device in question is lower than most high-end Android smartphones today.

Differences that are under GameBench contribute to the high value of the iPhone 6. Going forward, GameBench intend to run tests on an iPhone 6 Plus which has a display resolution standard closer to Android.

Google Launches YouTube Gaming

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The rumor that Google is preparing to compete with the Twitch was indeed true. The Internet giant this week introduced YouTube Gaming, special streaming video sites gamer.

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YouTube Gaming is positioned as a service separate from the main site YouTube. Like Twitch, the main menu in the form of streaming video related to gaming, both live and on-demand.

“You can search for content with confidence, knowing that typing the word” call “will bring up the ‘Call of Duty’ (the name of the game), and not ‘Call Me Maybe’ (the name of the music video),” said Google Product Manager Alan Joyce in a Gaming blog post on YouTube.

YouTube Gaming, among others, rely on 60 FPS video streaming capabilities that are important to record and watch videos taken from the game. In addition, Google also promises broadcasting facilities to YouTube in easy way.

More than 25,000 titles will have a landing page each on YouTube gaming, following the canals of gaming companies and partners YouTube content creator.

Currently the new Gaming YouTube service is scheduled to be available in the US and the UK, around mid-2015.

The presence of YouTube Gaming is already wafted in March, Google acquired after the failure of Twitch, who eventually bought by Amazon valued at 970 million US dollars in 2014.

Twitch is a similar service YouTube Gaming which has been dominating the realm of streaming video, livestream, and broadcast sessions of game play with viewer numbers reached 100 million per month.

Twinkling Mousepad ‘Fireflies’ Razer

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When talking about the mousepad, certainly that first comes to mind is the comfort gamer. The second is the uniqueness factor. Such mousepad has just been released by Razer’s.

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Unique mousepad is usually a pride for gamers who competed in front of the audience when to enter the competition. This is what trying wants to be accommodated by the manufacturers of accessories from the United States with the release of Razer Firefly.

Yes, as the name suggests, the Firefly which means firefly, the Razer brand-new mousepad is equipped with LEDs in three parts: left, right, and bottom. When observed, Firefly is using the exact same lights used by previous Razer products, keyboards Chroma. The three lights can be synchronized with one another, resulting in LED light that varies.

“Razer Firefly opened a new category in the family Crhoma. We have designed the Firefly is the best components for the gaming mouse mats, the latest, and filled with modifications designed Crhoma light. No one is saying you can not win with style.

To be able to bring Firefly, you have to spend at least USD 60. Prices are claimed to be equivalent to a mousepad with 16.8 million color adjustment and optimization of reflex movements.

For its size alone, Firefly spans approximately the size of 14 inch to 10 inch with a thickness of 0.16 inches (355 mm x 255 mm x 4 mm). Weighing itself is said to be up to 1 kg and has a 2-meter USB cable.