Gaming really is good for you!

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While mainstream media is quick to paint videogames as something that’s only good for turning teenagers in to deranged, psychopathic serial murders, those of us who actually play them on a regular basis know better. And not just because we’re hopelessly biased.

We know that we have much better hand-eye co-ordination and better problem solving abilities than our dim-witted, video-game shunning friends; but here’s a wonderful infographic by Frugaldad showing the many, many ways that video gaming has actually improved people’s lives.

It’s really quite interesting – and serves as a handy chart to show your spouse, mother or any other interloper who’d have you quit your favourite hobby and pastime.

[Thanks to Tauriq for the tip]


Last Updated: May 28, 2012

Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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