Although this article does its best to preserve the media template that "Playing Video Games Too Much is Bad For You"™, it's still an interesting read.
There's apparently more neurology exercised during game play than previous generations would have us believe. Right, Grandpa? Heh.
Juxtapose this with an earlier post on the military applications of video game skills and see what you think. Until we invent direct-to-brain linkage for computer interfaces (please hurry!), the ability to type 1,000wpm, wiggle a mouse and mash controller buttons are the way of the future!