How a Video Game Truck Can Offer Tons of Cognitive Benefits
Want to reward the gamers in your life for having good grades, celebrate their birthday, or simply bring family and friends together for hours upon hours of fun? Party Truck Game Center offers custom-built video game trucks that are packed with family-friendly titles on seventh- and eighth-generation video game consoles. Whether you want to enjoy Fortnite on the PS4 or Minecraft on Xbox One, we have infinite possibilities for gaming themed fun.
Not only is gaming a fun way to pass the time and bond with friends and family, but it can also offer many cognitive benefits! Consider the following:
- Gaming improves hand-eye coordination, problem-solving skills, pattern recognition, and memorization.
- Games that focus on physics, construction, teamwork, and puzzle-solving are especially beneficial to cognition.
- Games also provide increased mental focus and discipline and can even improve decision-making speed significantly.
- Many players first learn about strategy and tactics from playing real-time and turn-based strategy games.
- Many games are also a great introduction to various subjects like history, science, art, fitness, and programming.
- Video games have also been shown to improve the ability to multitask, as many popular games require players to keep several different factors in mind.
- Gaming with friends is an excellent outlet for communication and staying in touch, even when they are far away from one another.
- Video games also benefit fine motor skills and muscle memory.
The key to getting these cognitive benefits out of playing video games is choosing the right games. Encourage your kids to select games that are both fun and educational, and to play them in moderation. If they see a topic in a game that interests them, like a historical event or academic subject, research it with them so you can discuss it together.
If you’re looking for games that are both family-friendly and great for unwinding, consider motion control games like those found on the Wii, as well as many racing games like Mario Kart, are ideal for blowing off steam. While video games are a great way to learn new things, it’s also important to just focus on fun and bonding with your loved ones, too.
Whether you’re considering a video game truck for a school event or a bar mitzvah, Party Truck Game Center is ready to provide you with quality service that can come straight to your door. For more information about scheduling, party planning, or to get an estimate for one of our trucks, contact us online or call today at (855) 784-2632.