12/4/2017 10:30:39 PM
Business InsiderThe first 'prescription video game' could help children with ADHDBusiness InsiderAkili Interactive Labs on Monday reported that its late-stage study of a video game designed to treat kids with ADHD met its primary goal, a big step in the Boston company's quest to get approval for what it hopes will be the first prescription video ...
12/4/2017 9:57:21 PM
Portage Daily RegisterPortage Public Library 'blazing a trail' in video game collectionPortage Daily RegisterTeen Services and Technology Coordinator Chris Baker dressed as Super Mario in October to promote a recent influx of video games at Portage Public Library. As of December, the library already has the third most titles in the South Central Library ...
12/4/2017 9:06:46 PM
Moneyweb.co.zaAlexander Forbes CEO says the company is 'back in the game'Moneyweb.co.zaNASTASSIA ARENDSE: Alexander Forbes published their numbers today. First-half profit up 5%. This is the conversation Warren Thompson had with Andrew Darfoor from the company. ANDREW DARFOOR: For us the operational profit was up 5%. In terms of expenses ...
12/4/2017 8:03:55 PM
ABC News22-year-old man travels 1000 miles to meet 81-year-old he befriended in online word gameABC NewsA 22-year-old man from Maryland and New York City began playing a popular online word game as a hobby, never imagining it would lead to his traveling over 1,000 miles and across differences in race, class and age to meet an 81-year-old woman he ...and more »
12/4/2017 6:47:00 PM
Android Authority (blog)What's your favorite mobile game genre? [Poll of the Week]Android Authority (blog)We're starting to round up some of the best Android games released in 2017. After browsing through a few of our lists, I started wondering— which mobile games pique my interest and which ones do I stay away from? I tend to prefer casual games ...
12/4/2017 5:13:46 PM
STATCould this be the first prescription video game? It shows promise in ...STATAkili Interactive Labs plans to seek FDA approval of its video game, designed to activate specific neural networks to treat ADHD.Akili's video game therapy hits goal in pivotal ADHD trialFierceBiotechPrescription video games help children with ADHD in trialReutersFirst Video Game Therapy Heads to FDA As Akili Touts ADHD Study WinXconomyBoston Business Journal -PMLiVE (blog)all 10 news articles »
12/4/2017 5:10:18 PM
DroidGamers (blog)Escape Team is the only multiplayer mobile game you need scissors to playDroidGamers (blog)New mobile game ideas are few and far between, but Escape Team is definitely a true original. This ingenious social puzzler from developer Hemmert UG involves playing with up to three other people as well as your mobile, some paper, scissors, pens ...
12/4/2017 3:52:08 PM
The OutlineStaring into the void of the most meta video game everThe OutlineEsports Life: Episode One: Dreams of Glory, a $20 PC game that debuted on Steam on November 30, starts out like most every other poorly produced role-playing game: with a crippling character customization process. Are you a boy or girl? Blond or ...
Can an online game really improve blood sugar control for people with diabetes? - Harvard Health (blog)
12/4/2017 3:34:18 PM
Harvard Health (blog)Can an online game really improve blood sugar control for people with diabetes?Harvard Health (blog)When it comes to serious health problems, you might think a game would be unlikely to help. But a recent study of people with diabetes could change your mind. Researchers publishing in the September 2017 issue of Diabetes Care describe a study in which ...and more »
New video games released this week | Dead Rising 4, Hello Neighbour, LocoRoco 2 Remastered - Telegraph.co.uk
12/4/2017 2:35:00 PM
Telegraph.co.ukNew video games released this week | Dead Rising 4, Hello Neighbour, LocoRoco 2 RemasteredTelegraph.co.ukThis week seems to be pretty big on re-releases and remasters, as there's three games that were previously available on other platforms coming out this week. Some are huge recent titles, like Dead Rising 4: Frank's Big Package, while you've also got ...and more »
12/4/2017 2:10:00 PM
Akili's video game therapy hits goal in pivotal ADHD trialFierceBiotechThe digital medicine, AKL-T01, is a game patients play on tablet devices. The game uses the same storytelling and reward mechanisms as standard videogames. But beneath the surface, it features mechanisms to act on neural systems and algorithms that ...
NHN Entertainment partners with Sony Pictures on soft-launched Jumanji mobile game tie-in - Pocket Gamer.Biz
12/4/2017 1:59:49 PM
Pocket Gamer.BizNHN Entertainment partners with Sony Pictures on soft-launched Jumanji mobile game tie-inPocket Gamer.BizNHN Entertainment has partnered with Sony Pictures on a recently soft-launched mobile game based on the upcoming Jumanji movie. Jumanji: The Mobile Game was soft-launched on November 28th 2017 on Android and iOS in Canada and Thailand. It is expected ...
12/4/2017 12:59:41 PM
Windows 10 KB4051963 fixes browser crashes and game launch issuesWindows ReportAddressed a performance regression when users run full-screen Microsoft DirectX 9 games and applications. Fixed the issue where user selections for Feedback Frequency in Settings > Privacy > Feedback & diagnostics aren't saved. Addressed the issue ...and more »
12/4/2017 8:49:57 AM
Prescription video games help children with ADHD in trialReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Playing tailor-made video games can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to results from a pivotal clinical trial announced on Monday. The U.S. company developing the treatment, unlisted Akili ...and more »
12/4/2017 6:03:13 AM
UMN video game tournament attracts 300 competitorsMinnesota DailyThe outage brought the University of Minnesota GopherCon video game tournament to a standstill. Players hurried to pause their games, and waited anxiously for word on the cause of the disturbance. But after a short period of time, the internet was back ...