Health Benefits of Gaming

Video games have moved on in the last few decades. Many of us have experienced the transition from simple games in the 70s such as Space Invaders to totally immersive, virtual reality games that blur the line between reality and fantasy. Games have also become more sophisticated in other ways. For example, many have claimed that games have built in health benefits, and that they can enrich your life in a number of ways.

Top 10 Best Selling Gaming Accessories

Bestseller No. 1
CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR Gaming PC, Intel Core i5-9400F 2.9GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB, 8GB DDR4, 240GB SSD, 1TB HDD, WiFi Ready & Win 10 Home (GXiVR8060A8, Black)
1,791 Reviews
CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR Gaming PC, Intel Core i5-9400F 2.9GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB, 8GB DDR4, 240GB SSD, 1TB HDD, WiFi Ready & Win 10 Home (GXiVR8060A8, Black)
  • System: Intel Core i5-9400F 2. 9GHz 6-Core | Intel B360 Chipset | 8GB DDR4 | 240GB SSD | 1TB HDD | Genuine Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB Video Card | 1x HDMI | 1x DisplayPort
  • Connectivity: 6 x USB 3. 1 | 2 x USB 2. 0 | 1x RJ-45 Network Ethernet 10/100/1000 | 802. 11AC Wi-Fi | Audio: 7. 1 Channel | Keyboard and Mouse
  • Special Feature: window side Case Panel | Custom ARGB case Lighting | RGB 7 Colors Gaming mouse
  • 1 Year Parts & Labor | Free Lifetime Tech Support
SaleBestseller No. 2
Razer DeathAdder Essential Gaming Mouse: 6400 DPI Optical Sensor - 5 Programmable Buttons - Mechanical Switches - Rubber Side Grips - White
  • The #1 Best-Selling Gaming Peripherals Manufacturer in the US: Source - The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Retail Tracking Service, Keyboards, Mice, PC Headset, PC Microphone, Gaming Designed, Based on dollar sales, Jan. 2017- Mar. 2020 combined.
  • High-Precision 6,400 DPI Optical Sensor: Offers on-the-fly sensitivity adjustment through dedicated DPI buttons (reprogrammable) for gaming and creative work
  • Durable Mechanical Switches: Supports up to 10 million clicks, backed by a 2 year warranty
  • Ridged, Rubberized Scroll Wheel for Maximum Accuracy: Small, tactile bumps increases grip and allows for more controlled scrolling in high-stakes gaming situations
  • 5 Programmable Buttons: Allows for button remapping and assignment of complex macro functions through Razer Synapse
Bestseller No. 3
Homall Gaming Chair Office Chair High Back Computer Chair PU Leather Desk Chair PC Racing Executive Ergonomic Adjustable Swivel Task Chair with Headrest and Lumbar Support (White)
  • Selected Material:High Density shaping Foam,more comfortable,elasticity resilience and service life;1.8mm thick steel frame,more sturdy and stable;Pu Leather,skin friendly and wear-resisting.
  • Upgraded Configuration:Class-3 gas lift verified by SGS,durable,reliable and supports up to 300lbs;Rubber casters,rolling quietly and tested by 1000 miles rolling.
  • Dimension:Size of Back: 22.5"X30.5"(LXW),Size of Seat: 19.8"X20.5"(LXW),Seat adjustable height:17.3-21.5 inch.
  • Multi-Function:360 Degree Swivel and Multi-direction Wheels,Load Capacity:300-pound maximum weight capacity.Recline function;Between 90 - 180 degree.Rocking function:chair can rock back and forth when you adjust the knob beneath the seat.
  • Wide Usage: This Homall gaming chair is suitable for you to play computer games, watch TV, do the work and have a rest. It will make your space more modern and elegant.
Bestseller No. 4
J+S Vision Blue Light Shield Computer Reading/Gaming Glasses - 0.0 Magnification - Anti Blue Light 100% UV Protection Low Color Distortion, Classic Black Frame - Essential Gaming Gear
  • PROTECT YOUR EYES - High Energy Blue Light emitted by electronic devices (such as computers, TV, smartphones) have shown to increase the risk of vision conditions from sore dry eyes to macular degeneration. Maintain healthy eyes by reducing exposure to high energy blue light.
  • IMPROVE PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY - Extended exposure to blue light rays may cause fatigue and stress. Filtering out the High Energy Blue Light allows you to focus on your game or task at hand.
  • BLOCKS 90% OF THE MOST HARMFUL BLUE LIGHT* - J+S Vision Blue Light Shield protects your eyes by filtering out 90% of the most harmful High Energy Blue Light (400nm - 430nm) rays while letting through the less harmful portion of the blue light spectrum. Overal blue block rate: Low Color Distortion lens = ~52%, HD lens = ~62%
  • LOW COLOR DISTORTION LENS - Unlike other glasses on the market with heavily tinted lens. J+S Vision's low color distortion lens is optimised to provides the perfect balance between eye protection and viewing quality.
  • QUALITY CLASSIC FRAME - The classic large rectangular frame is suitable for both male and female while covering large field of vision. Spring loaded temples allows for comfortable fitting for both large and small heads.
Bestseller No. 5
Oculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headset – 64GB
3,286 Reviews
Oculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headset – 64GB
  • All-in-one VR: Simply set up the device with your Oculus mobile app and Oculus Quest has everything you need to explore VR, right out of the box
  • Insight tracking: Oculus Insight tracking system instantly reflects your movements in VR without the need for any external accessories
  • Touch controllers: Oculus Touch controllers precisely recreate your hands, their gestures and interactions, so every game is real enough to reach out and touch
  • Beyond room-scale: Oculus Quest works with your environment, so you can play standing or sitting, in spaces big or small
Bestseller No. 6
RUNMUS Gaming Headset Xbox One Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound, PS4 Headset with Noise Canceling Mic & LED Light, Compatible with PC, PS4, Xbox One Controller(Adapter Not Included), Mac
21,095 Reviews
RUNMUS Gaming Headset Xbox One Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound, PS4 Headset with Noise Canceling Mic & LED Light, Compatible with PC, PS4, Xbox One Controller(Adapter Not Included), Mac
  • 50MM DRIVER DELIVERS SURROUND SOUND. Whether you're immersed in God of War or want to hear your enemies motion in Fortnite, PUBG or CS:GO, wearing a professional gaming headset does matter. With a 50mm driver, RUNMUS PS4 headset offers an incredibly surround sound for both games and music.
  • ERGONOMIC DESIGN & PREMIUM MATERIAL. Gamers usually play games for many hours, so the comfort is also a key factor when choosing a Xbox one headset. We have tested our headsets for many years on hundreds of different heads, the retractable band and breathable ear pad make sure every player could enjoy the optimal wearing comfort.
  • MULTIPLE PLATFORM COMPATIBILITY. This gaming headset with a 3.5mm audio jack is compatible with PC, PS4 controller, Xbox One controller(Please be noted about that: For xbox one controller 1537, a headset adapter for xbox one controller will be required to use this headset.), Nintendo Switch (audio), Nintendo New 3DS LL/3DS (audio), Nintendo 3DS LL/3DS (audio).
  • NOISE CANCELING MICROPHONE. This PS4 headset provides high-end noise cancellation to enable you to chat to your fellow players with crystal clarity. If you wanna enjoy your valuable me-time without communicating with other players, you could turn off the mic by flipping the switch.
  • 100% QUALITY GUARANTEED & 12-MONTH-WARRANTY. Every RUNMUS gaming headset will go trough a strict quality test process before sending out. We promised to bring the best quality gaming headset to our customer. From the day of purchase of RUNMUS gaming headset, we offer 12 months warranty to our customer. Every customer’s right is fully guaranteed during the warranty period.
SaleBestseller No. 7
RESPAWN 110 Racing Style Gaming Chair, Reclining Ergonomic Leather Chair with Footrest, in Blue
  • GAMIFIED SEATING: A racecar-style gaming chair that provides luxury and comfort, whether it's used for intense gaming sessions and climbing to the top of the leaderboards, or long work days.
  • ERGONOMIC COMFORT: With segmented padding designed to give highly contoured support when and where you need it most, this ergonomic chair is also equipped with an extendable footrest for position reinforcement. Adjustable headrest and lumbar support pillows, as well as padded armrests provide all-around comfort.
  • 4D ADJUSTABILITY: Find your optimal position by raising or lowering your chair and reclining between 90 - 155 degrees with tilt tension adjustment and infinite locking positions. Soft, padded armrests pivot with the chair as it reclines. Full 360 degrees of swivel rotation enable dynamic movement.
  • PREMIUM MAKE: Upholstered in bonded leather in bold, contrasting colors but maintains a professional look, this gamer chair can also be used as an office chair. Gaming chair includes a 275 pound weight capacity for long-lasting use.
  • WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK: Sit back and relax knowing this video game chair is backed by the RESPAWN by OFM Limited Lifetime warranty, and dedicated, year-round representative support.
Bestseller No. 8
Headphone Stand with USB Charger COZOO Desktop Gaming Headset Holder Hanger with 3 USB Charger and 2 Outlets - Suitable for Gaming, DJ, Wireless Earphone Display (Black)
668 Reviews
Headphone Stand with USB Charger COZOO Desktop Gaming Headset Holder Hanger with 3 USB Charger and 2 Outlets - Suitable for Gaming, DJ, Wireless Earphone Display (Black)
  • 【All in one design】Universal headphone stand + 3 USB charging ports(4A/20W) + 2 outlets Power Strip(1250W rated power) Great gift for Grandson,Son,Boy,Man,Husband and Boyfriend.
  • 【3 Port Smart USB Charger】 It can detects your device automatically to deliver its fastest possible charge speed up to 2.4 amps per port or 4 amps overall,more convenient to charge your smartphone, ipad, tablet or other smart device without plug in wall.
  • 【2 Safe Outlet Power Socket】You can charge your laptops, printers, bluetooth speakers, Lamp, Xbox 360 One, PS4, Nintendo Switch,PS VR,Oculus,Vive and other devices with this outlets power strip. The Total Output of this AC Outlet is 1250W.
  • 【Safe Features】Fire-resistant and hardened plastic outer shell for durability, no risk of wood flammable and metal leakage,build-in premium circuitry and microchip, ensure device safety.Multi-protection system shields everything from overload, short-circuits, over-current and other charging issues.
  • 【What You Get 】COZOO Headphone dock / Power Strip / 3-Port USB Charger, 5ft / 1.5m Integrated Power Cord , 24-Month COZOO warranty & 90-DAY money back guarantee.If there is any quality issue for this headphone rack or you are not happy with your purchase, please do not hesitate to contact us.
SaleBestseller No. 9
Wireless Gaming Keyboard and Mouse,Rainbow Backlit Rechargeable Keyboard Mouse with 3800mAh Battery Metal Panel,Removable Hand Rest Mechanical Feel Keyboard and 7 Color Gaming Mute Mouse for PC Gamers
  • 【Gaming Keyboard Mouse Combo】The gaming keyboard is made of aluminum alloy brushed panel, which is sturdy and durable. It can be waterproof, and the keyboard builts-in 3000mAh battery. The mouse builts-in 800mAh battery ,eliminates the trouble of frequently changing batteries. No operation automatically sleeps within 5 minutes, any key wakes up.
  • 【2.4G Wireless Transmission】2.4G wireless technology enables the wireless gaming keyboard and mouse to achieve long-range wireless control. Plug & Play, the keyboard and mouse share an Intelligent Nano Receiver, convenient and fast. The gaming keyboard features a streamlined layout that is ergonomically designed for gaming or office or home use.
  • 【Rainbow Backlit Keyboard】The mechanical feel Backlit keyboard with rainbow backlit effect is an excellent visual experience in night operation, pressing FN+DEL to switc three backlight states (normally bright-breath-off), The keyboard can adjust backlight brightness and breathing frequency.
  • 【Fashionable and practical style design】Removable Hand Rest,game style floating keycap, with a variety of multimedia key combinations, two-color injection keycaps. The characteristic mobile phone bracket design on the keyboard can perfectly solve the problem of placing the mobile phone during the game, and can communicate more conveniently with the teammates when playing the game.
  • 【Gaming mouse】 The 7 color LED gaming mute mouse has a unique metal material roller, intelligent colorful light breathing light, 6-button button with the latest electroplated Electropland technology double flank, adjustable 4-speed DPI (800-1200-1600-2400), accurate positioning, touch Feel good, the game is more sensationa for mouse gamer.
SaleBestseller No. 10
OFM Essentials Collection Racing Style Bonded Leather Gaming Chair, in Green (ESS-3085-GRN)
  • COMPUTER GAMING CHAIR: A race car style chair that provides luxury and comfort whether used during intense gaming sessions or long workdays
  • ERGONOMIC SWIVEL CHAIR: With contoured segmented padding, integrated padded headrest, and padded arms, this video game chair provides quality support and comfort for hours of play
  • ADJUSTABLE RACING CHAIR: Features height adjustment, center-tilt control, flip-up arms and 360 degrees of swivel
  • PREMIUM LEATHER CHAIR: Upholstered in SofThread Leather and contrasting colored upholstery for an aggressive style and cool feel
  • DURABLE OFFICE FURNITURE: This heavy duty chair has a 275 lb weight capacity for long-lasting use

Firstly, they can have positive impacts upon your brain. Quite literally, researchers have shown that playing video games can make your brainbigger, as they increase the grey matter in the areas of your brain that areassociated wit certain skills such as spatial awareness and motor skills. Aswell as this, certain types of video games, namely 3D platform games, have beenshown to improve your memory.  Perhapseven more amazingly, gaming has been used to treat attention disorders such asADHD, with games such as Tetris being shown to have the capacity to improvefocus and attention in sufferers.

    They can also have a positive impact on your body and your cardiovascular fitness. A new trend in gaming called exergaming (examples of this include the Nintento Wii) has been shown to improve fitness and activity levels in those who use them. In fact the National Institute of Health conducted a study on exergaming, which suggested that exrgaming can increase activity levels, and they were even wondering whether it could replace the gym for large parts of the population, and be an important tool in the fight against more sedentary lifestyles and childhood obesity.

    We are really only scratching the surface when it comes to the benefits of video games. However, what we know so far is that they have a number of health benefits, and that they are incredibly fun!

To find out more about the health benefits of gaming, see the infographic below from Computer Planet.

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