Category: Social

A Shocker! Playing Video Games With Your Daughter Is Good For Her Development!

At High Score, we always say “the family that games together, stays together”. Well, OK, we don’t really say it all the time. Actually, I’m not sure we’ve ever said it. But we totes believe it. After all, family game time is an age-old standard. Back during the Roman Empire days, families would hang out […]

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Monday Night Fights

Prove Yourself When you play against your friends, you’re the best. When you play online, you’re the best. Now’s you chance to play the best. Every Monday at High Score, the greatest Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, and Dragon Ball FighterZ players in Michigan come together to test their skills and talk some smack. And […]

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Why We Play

It’s been 61 years since Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr. and Estle Ray Mann created the first video game, and since then the popularity of the format has only grown. From Pitfall to Uncharted, entire generations have grown up with a controller in their hands. But why do we play? What is it about the video game that […]

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10 Fun Games You Can Play With the Whole Family

In the early days of the home game console, the focus tended to fall on family fun. Pong, Pac Man, and Asteroids were games kids and parents could play together. Lots of smiles, lots of laughs, and lots of sales for Atari! The family aspect of games has faded away. Now games have more complicated […]

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Are games bad for kids? Studies Say No

Chances are, growing up you were told that playing video games leads to lower school grades and poorer social skills. We’ve all had that moment where our parents blamed “those video games” for a bad test grade.  Maybe they thought you spent too much time at the arcade hitting Balrog and not enough time at […]

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