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

SaleBestseller No. 1
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 - 150 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. 2
[Ryzen & GTX 1050 Ti Edition] SkyTech Archangel Gaming Computer Desktop PC Ryzen 1200 3.1GHz Quad-Core, GTX 1050 Ti 4GB, 8GB DDR4 2400, 1TB HDD, 24X DVD, Wi-Fi USB, Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • ✔ AMD RYZEN 3 1200 4-Core 3.1 GHz (3.4 GHz Turbo) | 1 TB 7200RPM Hard Drive | A320M Motherboard
  • ✔ Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Video Card | 8GB DDR4 2400 Gaming Memory | Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • ✔ Wi-Fi Ready | No bloatware | 1 x Dual-link DVI, 1 x DisplayPort (version 1.4), 1 x HDMI | 9 x USB (4 X USB 2.0; 5 X USB3.0)
  • ✔ Power by 80 Plus Certified 500 Watt Power Supply | Free Gaming Keyboard & Mouse | Monitor Not included
  • ✔ 1 Year Warranty on Parts and Labor | Lifetime Free US Technical Support | Assemble in the USA
SaleBestseller No. 3
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, Gaming Designed: Keyboards, Mice, PC Headsets, and PC Microphones, Based on dollar sales, Jan. 2017- June 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. 4
GTRACING Gaming Chair with Bluetooth Speakers Music Video Game Chair Audio【Patented Design】 Heavy Duty Ergonomic Office Computer Desk Chair GT890M Blue
  • ♫ MUSIC GAMING CHAIR: Original designed with two Bluetooth speakers. The surround sound system brings out the best in your entertainment, delivering remarkable and richly detailed stereo sound out loud in solid bass and clear, full audio. Connect it to your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth-enabled devices, and enjoy music, mobile game or movie with thrilling, cinema-like sound from the comfort of your gaming chair.
  • ♫ ERGONOMIC DESIGN: Strong metal frame designed to help promote a comfortable seated position, keeping you comfy after long hours of game or work. Thick padded back & seat are perfect for relaxing.
  • ♫ MULTI-FUNCTION: Bluetooth speakers for 6-hour music play; Armrest adjustable(up&down,left&right); Seat-height adjustable; 90~170°reclining; Rocking; 360°swivel; Removable headrest pillow and lumbar cushion for added support.
  • ♫ HIGH-QUALITY MATERIAL: Smooth PU leather upholstery. Thick padded seat cushion made of high density foam. Heavy-duty chair base and nylon smooth-rolling casters for great stability and mobility. Weight Capacity: 300lbs
  • ⚠NOTICE* Due to COVID-19 and other incidents recently, our warehouse in California has been affected. It may take a little more time than usual to scan and ship products from California. Thanks for your understanding.
Bestseller No. 5
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. 6
Polar Aurora Gaming Chair Racing Style High-Back PU Leather Office Chair Computer Desk Chair Executive Ergonomic Swivel Chair Headrest Lumbar Support
  • ★ Swivel Function: Ergonomic Gaming Chair equipped with a 360 degree multi directional casters that can move smoothly and quietly on floor
  • ★ Upgrade Version: Racing Style Gaming Chair will provide extreme comfort with padded cushion and allow you to have a more enjoyable gaming experience
  • ★ Recline Function: High Back Office Gaming Chair is specially designed to be locked at any angle between 90-160 degree in order to provide a comfortable and relaxing experience when working or gaming
  • ★Adjustment Function: Leather gaming chair is along with pneumatic seat height adjustment allow for individualized comfort to easily conform to your desk or workstation
  • ★Ergonomically Design: Gaming Office Chair is made of high durable PU leather with removable headrest and lumbar support. It has a high backrest which ensures proper alignment and support for your back and neck. It will cost you about 10-15mins to assemble the executive swivel chair, which supports up to 300 lbs
SaleBestseller No. 7
Logitech G502 SE Hero High Performance RGB Gaming Mouse with 11 Programmable Buttons
  • High performance hero 16k sensor: Logitech most accurate sensor yet with upto 16,000 dpi for the ultimate in gaming speed, accuracy and responsiveness across entire dpi range
  • 11 customizable buttons and onboard memory: Assign custom commands to the buttons and save Upto five ready to play profiles directly to the mouse
  • Adjustable weight system: Arrange upto five removable 3.6 gram weights inside the mouse for personalized weight and balance tuning. Requirements - Windows 7 or later. macOS 10.11 or later. Chrome OS. USB port
  • Programmable RGB lighting and lightsync technology: Customize lighting from nearly 16.8 million colors to match your team's colors, sport your own or sync colors with other Logitech G Gear
  • Mechanical switch button tensioning: Metal spring tensioning system and pivot hinges are built into left and right gaming mouse buttons for a crisp, clean click feel with rapid click feedback
Bestseller No. 8
AOC C24G1 24" Curved Frameless Gaming Monitor, FHD 1080p, 1500R VA panel, 1ms 144Hz, FreeSync, Height adjustable, VESA, 3-Year Zero Dead Pixels
  • AOC Gaming 24" Class, 23. 6" Viewable AOC Gaming monitor with 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution
  • 1500R curved monitor (VA panel) wrapping around your vision for an immersive gaming experience
  • Rapid 1ms (MPRT) response and 144Hz refresh rate with AMD Free Sync for smoothest competitive game play
  • 3-Sided frameless design with ultra-narrow borders for the ultimate multi-monitor setup
  • Height adjustable stand for optimum ergonomics
  • Re-spawned: 3-year zero-bright-dot, 3-year advance replacement, 1-year (one-time) accidental damage
  • Displayport, 2x HDMI 1. 4, VGA inputs with audio Line-out for convenience. Viewing angle- 178º horizontal, 178º vertical
  • AOC low Blue mode and flickers for wellbeing during extended gaming sessions
Bestseller No. 9
Razer Kraken X Ultralight Gaming Headset: 7.1 Surround Sound - Lightweight Aluminum Frame - Bendable Cardioid Microphone - PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X & S, Mobile - Black
  • The #1 Best-Selling Gaming Peripherals Manufacturer in the US: Source - The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Retail Tracking Service, Gaming Designed: Keyboards, Mice, PC Headsets, and PC Microphones, Based on dollar sales, Jan. 2017- June 2020 combined.
  • Immersive, 7.1 Surround Sound for Positional Audio: Outfitted with custom-tuned 40 millimeter drivers, capable of software-enabled surround sound when used for PC gaming only (download code slip inside the box)
  • Designed for All-Day Comfort: The lightest Kraken headset ever at 250 grams, around 40% lighter than the competition
  • Bendable Noise Cancelling Microphone: A cardioid mic reduces background and ambient noises for crystal-clear communication
  • In-Headset Audio Controls: Includes an analog volume control wheel and mic mute switch on the headset for quick and convenient adjustments
  • Durable Construction: The Kraken X frame is flexible and built to last, able to withstand daily, care-free use
Bestseller No. 10
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

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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