Research shows playing first-person shooters improves learning abilities, cognitive function

A growing body of research indicates that playing first-person action games, particularly shooters, improves brain function such as cognitive abilities and learning skills — changes that have real-life applications, reports Scientific American Mind. Brain skills improved by playing first-person shooters include more than hand-eye coordination, a long-held assumption: Studies cited by Scientific American Mind found […]

Enemy Shooters Come In All Shapes And Sizes In ShapeWars

Imagine if all of the basic shapes in the entire universe waged war against one another. You can’t? Don’t worry, you won’t have to. Just play the recently released and aptly named ShapeWars. Basically, ShapeWars is a shooting game. But in this game, you play as a spacecraft-like set of triangles inundated with ammunition from […]

The Critics Love ‘Halo 4′; Call The Game ‘One Of The Finest Shooters In Years’

Halo 4, the hugely anticipated First Person Shooter, has finally arrived and the critics are raving about the game. The latest entry in the Halo franchise received excellent reviews, ranging from the critic who called Halo 4 “One Of The Finest Shooters In Years” to’ 5 out of 5 stars’ from Joystiq’s Ludwig Kietzmann: “You don’t often […]

3 First-Person Shooters That Actually Have Great Stories [MUO Gaming]

First-person shooters (or FPS) have long been a genre that is based around competition. Ever since the invention of multiplayer gaming, it only made sense to have shooters as a key genre. I once wrote an article about the best multiplayer shooters here on MakeUseOf, and while I stand by my choices, I think some […]

Nikon Coolpix P7700 and S01 appear for Autumn pocket shooters

This week the folks at Nikon are bringing on the heat with not just an Android-powered smart camera, but two more pocket cameras as well. With the Coolpix P7700 you’ll find that a $ 499 camera can bring on a beastly set of specifications starting with a massive 1/1.7-inch 12.2 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor. The […]

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