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
Sceptre 24' Curved 75Hz Gaming LED Monitor Full HD 1080P HDMI VGA Speakers, VESA Wall Mount Ready Metal Black 2019 (C248W-1920RN)
2,487 Reviews
Sceptre 24" Curved 75Hz Gaming LED Monitor Full HD 1080P HDMI VGA Speakers, VESA Wall Mount Ready Metal Black 2019 (C248W-1920RN)
  • 1800R curve monitor the curved display delivers a revolutionary visual experience with a leading 1800R screen curvature as the images appear to wrap around you for an in depth, immersive experience
  • Hdmi, VGA & PC audio in ports
  • High refresh rate 75Hz.Brightness (cd/m²):250 cd/m2
  • Vesa wall mount ready; Lamp Life: 30,000+ Hours
  • Windows 10 Sceptre Monitors are fully compatible with Windows 10, the most recent operating System available on PCs.Brightness: 220 cd/M2
  • 75 hertz
SaleBestseller No. 2
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)
24,798 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)
  • 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.
Bestseller No. 3
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 2.9 GHz 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. 4
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
SaleBestseller No. 5
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.
Bestseller No. 6
HyperX QuadCast - USB Condenser Gaming Microphone, for PC, PS4 and Mac, Anti-Vibration Shock Mount, Four Polar patterns, Pop Filter, Gain Control, Podcasts, Twitch, YouTube, Discord, Red LED - Black
1,956 Reviews
HyperX QuadCast - USB Condenser Gaming Microphone, for PC, PS4 and Mac, Anti-Vibration Shock Mount, Four Polar patterns, Pop Filter, Gain Control, Podcasts, Twitch, YouTube, Discord, Red LED - Black
  • Anti-vibration shock mount
  • Tap to mute sensor with LED indicator
  • Four selectable polar patterns
  • Mount adapter included
  • Convenient gain control adjustment
  • Multi device and chat program compatibility
Bestseller No. 7
Razer Gaming Mouse Bungee v2: Drag-Free Wired Mouse Support - for Esports-Level Performance - Classic Black (RC21-01210100-R3M1)
  • Drag free cord Cable control (up to 3.2 millimeter)
  • Rust resistant spring arm
  • Weighted base for non slip gaming stability
  • Space saving to organize and manage cords and cables
  • Less drag, more frag; Perfect accessory for gaming or office use
Bestseller No. 8
Redragon S101 Wired Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo RGB Backlit Gaming Keyboard with Multimedia Keys Wrist Rest and Red Backlit Gaming Mouse 3200 DPI for Windows PC Gamers (Black)
  • PC GAMING KEYBOARD AND GAMING MOUSE COMBO: Includes Redragon RGB Backlit Computer Gaming Keyboard and RGB Backlit Gaming Mouse. ALL-IN-ONE PC GAMER VALUE KIT, Fantastic for Gamers (New Improved Version)
  • RGB BACKLIT GAMING KEYBOARD; 7 different RGB Lighting modes & effects, 4 backlight brightness levels, adjustable breathing speed. The keycaps offering clear uniform backlighting WIN key can be disabled for gaming. The PC Gaming Keyboard has been ergonomically designed to be a superb typing tool for office work as well. The gaming Keyboard is built to withstand the average liquid spill. The integrated wrist rest gives you the comfort you need for marathon gaming sessions
  • MULTI MEDIA & ANTI GHOSTING; The Gaming Keyboard has 25 conflict free (n-Key Rollover) 10 Dedicated Multimedia keys plus 12 additional FN+ Multimedia keys (Total 114 keys). Keys are quiet, designed for longevity, durability delivering precise tactile feedback. Comes with Full numeric keypad and a gold-plated corrosion free USB connector for a reliable connection and ultimate Gaming performance
  • WIRED GAMING MOUSE; Ergonomic Redragon RED Backlit Gaming Mouse up to 3200 DPI (user adjustable 800/1600/2400/3200 DPI), 30G acceleration and Weight Tuning set. Total 6 Buttons of which 5 are programmable. The High-Precision Sensor delivers Pinpoint Accuracy while the Gaming Grade Micro Switches ensure longevity, greater durability and extreme responsiveness, giving you an even greater edge over your competition
  • PC GAMING KEYBOARD AND GAMING MOUSE COMPATIBILITY: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP, Limited Mac OS keyboard support. Works well with all major Computers Brands and Gaming PCs MSI, Dell, Corsair, Alienware, Razer, Asus and others
Bestseller No. 9
Vnewone Computer Gaming Chair Office PC Ergonomic Executive Desk Racing Rolling Swivel Task PU Leather with Lumbar Support Headrest Adjustable Armrest Massager, White
  • 🏎【Ergonomic&Massager】Our office chair designed with human-oriented ergonomic construction for providing comfort sitting experience.360 degree swivel, enjoyable rocking function, smooth seat-height adjustment, removable headrest pillow, all to make an ideal seat.Lumbar cushion contains a vibrator with remote control, slight vibration can reduce the fatigue caused by your long hours of work.Gaming chair office chair computer chair executive chair.
  • 🏎【Easy Assembly】Our gaming chair is easy to install. Our desk chair structure is very simple. Just follow the instructions and start enjoying your new chair in less than 15 minutes.Our chair comes ready to assemble with all the hardware and necessary tools.Executive chair gaming chair office chair computer chair.
  • 🏎【High Quantity Office Chair】Office chair all the parts BIFIMA certification, more reliable and sturdy, Class-3 gas lift verified by SGS;Rubber casters,rolling quietly and tested by 1000 miles rolling.this desk chair does include a weight limit of 250 pounds. Computer chair executive chair office chair gaming chair desk chair.
  • 🏎【Adjustable Computer Chair】The adjustable office chair helps promote a comfortable seated position, which is important when at your desk or in front of the computer for long stretches of time. You just push in or push out.The arms of the gaming chair have a flip up design so you can customize them according to your needs. office chair gaming chair computer chair executive chair desk chair
  • 🏎【100% Satisfaction Guarantee】We guarantee you’ll love this gaming chair. But if you’re not satisfied with this office chair, please get in touch with us.If you have any questions, please feel free to ask!We will try our best to give you a satisfied solution, you will Not be sorry for your buying. office chair gaming chair desk chair computer chair executive chair.
Bestseller No. 10
Oculus Rift S PC-Powered VR Gaming Headset
  • Top VR gaming library: Blast, slash and soar your way through the top library in VR gaming. Oculus Rift S lets you play hundreds of games and exclusives already available in the Oculus store, with so much more to come.
  • Improved optics: Stare down the competition with next-generation lenses and a sharper display. Improved optics deliver bright, vivid colors and reduced “screen-door” effect.
  • Ergonomic design: keep your head in the game thanks to a Halo headband redesigned with speed in mind. Rift S stays securely and comfortably in place with a quick twist of the Fit wheel, so it can take-or double take-your fastest reactions.
  • Oculus touch controllers: arm yourself with our updated Oculus touch controllers. Your slashes, throws and grab appear in VR with intuitive, realistic Precision, transporting your hands and gestures right into the game.
  • Oculus insight tracking: take a step forward with Oculus insight. It translates your movements into VR No matter which way you're facing and provides room-scale tracking without external Sensors.
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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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