Summer is here and the game is on—video games, that is. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the gaming industry is doing better than ever, and Nintendo’s net profit increased by 33%.
With social isolation rules in place, we’re finding that quarantine is a whole lot better with video games and a fridge full of snacks. And turns out our gaming habits are actually a good thing. Time magazine reports that playing video games can be healthy for kids (and adults). And studies show that gaming helps people de-stress and connect socially.