Today is the last day in get in your comments to the CPSC regarding the new mandatory testing for all items made for kids under 12 that is going into effect in 35 days. There is a ton of info…
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mattel announced today at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Kids@Play Summit that it will be transforming the company’s online strategy from brand Web site platform to
Going to a good nursery school boosts a child’s chances of achieving in maths at the age of 10, experts say.
Dr. Kourosh Dini, a Chicago-based psychiatrist who works with children, has written a new book titled Video Game Play and Addiction: A Guide for Parents, which looks at “years of personal and professional research” on how playing video games can affect children. Although video games in the past have often been the scapegoat for real-life violence, professionals are becoming increasingly aware of the positive effects of gaming – notably that gaming can make children think and can teach them important skills.
Playing video games can make teenagers more involved in their communities, says a study of young Americans.
Multiplayer online games go racing for real
The makers of the hugely-popular online game Runescape talk about their creation and plans for the future.
Michael Rawlinson, Managing Director of ELSPA, commented: “It is also encouraging to see that the popularity of videogames continues to grow year on year. More than ever, videogaming is increasingly bringing families together with the introduction of so many outstanding family-based console titles. These have really opened up the market to those who may never have even considered playing a videogame before.
Video Game News for the latest games. Game Industry to Sell Over 30 Million Hardware Units for Next Several Years – Janco
Video Game News for the latest games. Digital Distribution Accounts for Just 6% of Game Sales – Magid
The ELSPA recently revealed that the U.K. game industry had a phenomenal 2008 with total sales up 23 percent and hardware sales up 14 percent.
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