News tagged with computer game

SimCity rebuilt for modern life

A 10-year wait ends Tuesday with the arrival of 'SimCity,' a computer game that challenges players to build thriving cities in the face of conditions such as limited funds and climate change.

Mar 05, 2013 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Hidden benefits of computer games

Computer games can be a popular item on many kids' Christmas wish list. But for some parents, gaming has been linked to a range of negative connotations, from time wasting to promoting violence.

Dec 12, 2013 2.3 / 5 (3) 0

When the playroom is the computer

For all the work that's gone into developing educational media, even the most stimulating TV shows and video games leave kids stationary. Researchers at the MIT Media Laboratory are hoping to change that with ...

Nov 22, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast