Try our online puzzles and games — and give your brain a break

Nowadays, everyone’s feeling overwhelmed by the multiple demands being made on them: parent, spouse, school teacher, at-home summer camp counselor, amateur home-contractor.

So when you’re done absorbing the late-breaking news, why not give your brain a break and try our online games?

They can actually improve your cognitive abilities.

For example:

  • Solving a daily crossword or Sudoku puzzle is a great way to exercise the brain. According to a University of Exeter study, older adults who regularly did word and number puzzles had increased mental acuity.
  • Playing chess can improve your memory and cognitive abilities, strategic thinking and attention improvement. Some studies in adolescents suggest that playing chess can accelerate mental age by up to 14 years.

Metro now has award-winning games online to engage and entertain. From card games (Solitaire, Bridge and Blackjack), Word Wipe and other versions of Crossword, an extensive choice of Mahjong, and board games like chess and backgammon, there is something for everybody — no matter how taxed your brain feels.

Give your brain a vacation and check out the full assortment of games here.

 

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