Posts Written OnDecember 2015

Gaming Addiction: Practice Makes…

Practice doesn’t make perfect: Practice makes permanent.  In gaming this means our gaming habits become ingrained in us. They become part of who we are, how we think, what we do. In science this is partly explained by neural plasticity; basically your brain works hard to specialize in whatever you make it do the most. Want to be great at running? Run well, and a lot! Want to be great at piano? Practice well, and a lot! Want to be great at gaming? You get the idea. It’s important to note: Practicing something a lot doesn’t mean you’ll be good at it! You…

Halo 5: Game Review

Parents Need to Know Halo 5 is all about player combat. In the story line of the game use a range of weapons (pistols, machine guns, grenade launchers, laser swords) to kill both human and alien enemies.  This game is graphically appealing, includes tons of gunfire, explosions, futuristic war machines, and death. The designers did remove blood from the game, yet the sheer body count still takes its toll. This game is not appropriate for younger gamers. Parents should be active in helping their gamer decide if and when online play is appropriate. Appropriate For: 16+            …