Happy Wednesday, gaming lovelies! I can’t believe it’s already October. Here’s your friendly reminder that there’s still time to sign up for this year’s Extra Life Game Day to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. You can be someone’s super hero by playing games for 24 hours and raising money to help kids. Double win! Now on to this week’s news.
Can’t get enough of Marvel’s Luke Cage? Then check out the latest update for the Marvel Heroes 2016 game. The Luke Cage show outfit is available and as a bonus, you can team up with butt-kicking Jessica Jones.
For people with autism, socializing can be difficult. It’s not always easy to know the rules of engagement and that’s where Me, Myself and You comes in. The game was created by three women to help young adults 18 years of age and older. The game’s structure encourages conversation and interaction, allowing players to share information about themselves.
After split opinions based on studies, a team of seven brave scientists reviewed more than 130 studies. They asked the hard questions “how big was the study” and “was there an appropriate control group?” Alas, not all the studies followed best practices. In those that did, there wasn’t enough evidence to show these types of games improve memory.
Other news you can use
- New Girl Scout Video Gaming patch
- Date set for #GAConf, an event for advancing accessibility for gamers with disabilities
- HTC VR, not just for gaming
That’s it for this week. If the you need a little 5-minute sanity break, remember that Google offers some fun little Easter egg games. Until next week, happy gaming!
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