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Can video games help in mental health recovery?

  • June 3, 2019
  • Posted By: gamevaultperthadmin

Small study suggests positive results for PTSD & other conditions A recent study with a small sample of Veterans trying to recover from mental health issues found that video games can help in overcoming such problems as PTSD and substance abuse disorders. The researchers concluded that although the impact of video games may vary based on the user, clinicians may wish to discuss video game play with their patients to help them “optimize their use of games to support recovery.” “Gameplay may promote a mindfulness-like psychological [escape] but can also provide users with benefits of confidence, social connection, personal growth,[Read More]

Perth’s Best Birthday Cakes

  • May 22, 2019
  • Posted By: gamevaultperthadmin

Best Cakes for Kids Parties in Perth A perfect addition to any birthday celebration is a custom-made birthday cake.  Whether the birthday boy or girl is a video game fanatic or if they have just have a unique hobby, Perth has some awesome cake creators which can create something special for your child. On our travels throughout Perth hosting video game parties, we come across some awesome cakes, cupcakes, cookies and chocolates, so if you’re seeking some inspiration for your upcoming birthday party, here is a list of some of our favourite Perth businesses and some of their creations. Creative[Read More]

NEW RESEARCH SAYS VIDEO GAMING KIDS ARE MORE SOCIAL AND SMARTER

  • May 1, 2019
  • Posted By: gamevaultperthadmin

Conventional wisdom may still say video games are a bad thing, but the evidence is slowly piling up: moderate video gaming is associated with emotional and intellectual intelligence. A new study in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology says video game use is associated with better academic functioning and sociability in grade-schoolers. Lee Banville, in an article in Games and Learning, interpreted the study for us non-medical types. According to Banville, the study, called “Is time spent playing video games associated with mental health, cognitive and social skills in young children?” found that “kids who played video games five or more hours a week did better in school[Read More]

Kids Amusements Mandurah

Kids Amusements Mandurah | Youth Week WA

  • April 16, 2019
  • Posted By: gamevaultperthadmin

Kids Amusements Mandurah Game Vault were at Youth Week WA the weekend just gone, providing fun and entertainment in Mandurah. Youth Jam, Mandurah’s Youth Week WA event, ran from 10am until 2pm at the Western Foreshore. Kids and youngsters were able to join in with many different activities including: • Archery tag • Skate vs scooter comp & Pro demos • Game Vault • Food trucks • Live DJ • Freebies & giveaways Youth Week WA (formerly National Youth Week WA), is an annual state-wide celebration of the positive contributions of young people to our community throughout Western Australia. To[Read More]

Kids Event in Waroona

Youth Fest Kids Event in Waroona

  • April 14, 2019
  • Posted By: gamevaultperthadmin

The school holidays started with a BANG this weekend with a massive kids event in Waroona! It was the annual Youth Fest in celebration of WA Youth Week. This year was the biggest yet with FREE activities for all ages! Game Vault were at this amazing event in Waroona providing fun and gaming entertainment! Other than our game truck there were also bouncy castles, BMX and skate demonstrations, a climbing wall, high rope course, obstacle courses, laser tag, live music, educational workshops, face painting, outdoor basketball and a free sausage sizzle. Everyone had a fantastic day :) To book your[Read More]

Kids Party Perth

End of Term Kids Party Perth

  • April 11, 2019
  • Posted By: gamevaultperthadmin

End of Term Kids Party Perth All setup and ready to entertain Ashfield Primary School for their end of term kids party! From Kindy to Year 6 we will have the kids working as a team to create some amazing structures in games such as Minecraft. Just Dance is also a favourite interactive game which can be played with any age group including the teachers And then we have our balloon blaster game where two teams race to pump the balloon! A great variety of entertainment for all age groups! To book your school incursion, call 0419903922 or click here[Read More]

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