Plague Inc. Will Enable Us to Save the World For a Change
Czarus, 24 March 2020, 12:26
Plague Inc. is a strategy game in which we aim to annihilate humanity with a deadly virus - but that's about to change. The title will be enriched with a new mode to protect our species from extinction.
Supercomputer Will Provide Breakthrough in Fight Against Coronavirus
Conrad Hazi, 20 March 2020, 13:43
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory used the world's most powerful supercomputer to research of coronavirus. Using appropriate models and its tremendous computing power, the machine identified 77 substances potentially effective against SARS-CoV-2.
Plague Inc. Popularity Increased Thanks to Coronavirus Outbreak in China
Jacob Blazewicz, 24 January 2020, 15:52
Plague Inc. is currently the most frequently downloaded paid application in China. Reason? New reports on the outbreaks of the so-called Wuhan coronavirus.
Gaming Disorder Survey Reveals Most Addictive Video Games
Peter Doron, 13 January 2020, 14:59
Clutch conducted a survey on „gaming disorder”, a new disease to be included in the International Classification of Diseases in 2022. Thanks to it, we got to know potentially the most addictive video games.
Smart Toilet is the Future - Let Your Potty Run a Medical Checkup
Julia Dragovic, 19 November 2019, 13:33
Today is the World Toilet Day. What will the toilet of the future look like? First of all, healthy. Bloo has just created an advertising campaign that will answer this question more broadly. And by the way, it will make you doubt capitalism again.
China Introduces Curfew for Underage Gamers
Konrad Serafinski, 07 November 2019, 13:45
The Chinese government is introducing a „curfew” for minors who play too much multiplayer titles. Legal restrictions on gaming time have been imposed on young players.
Co-founder of Devolver Digital: If we're Going to be Drug Dealers, Let's Offer People Psychedelics
Paul Wozniak, 05 November 2019, 20:47
At Reboot Develop conference, Devolver Digital co-founder Mike Wilson compared developers to drug dealers and their productions to addictive drugs. He also asked for thoughtful serving of content that would broaden the horizons of players, and not only take their time and money.
World's Smallest Camera Can Fit in a... Vein
Bart Swiatek, 25 October 2019, 13:41
OmniVision presented OV6948 - the smallest camera available commercially on the market. The device will help, among others, doctors, veterinarians and crime scenes analysts. The device found its place in the Guinness Book of Records.
Oxford University: Obsessive Playing is Not Illness
Christian Pieniazek, 22 October 2019, 20:50
Research by the Oxford Internet Institute has shown that there is currently no evidence that excessive gambling is a illness. Instead, they argue that it is merely a symptom of wider problems unrelated to video games.
A Clinic For Treating Gaming Addiction Opens in UK
Jacob Blazewicz, 08 October 2019, 23:15
The British Health Service has announced the opening of the country's first clinic for technology addiction. The facility will treat cases of addiction to video games, social media and the Internet in general.
Google Bans Advertising of Untested and Experimental Treatments
Milosz Szubert, 09 September 2019, 17:13
Google has announced bans for advertising of medical products and therapies that have not been adequately researched and proven to be effective. This has met with the approval of the medical community.
Industry Wants to Remove Gaming Disorder From IDC-11
Frozen, 29 May 2019, 20:39
In response to the World Health Organisation's decision to classify gaming addiction as a disease, the American ESA, in agreement with several other institutions, issued a statement calling for the withdrawal of the controversial decision.
Excessive Gaming Officially Recognised as Illness
Adrian Werner, 26 May 2019, 16:37
The World Health Organisation has officially adopted the new version of the Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. The controversial gaming disorder was added to the list.