1. Increase hand-eye coordination
Researches prove that video games improve your hand-eye coordination. Video games are proven such effective in improving this coordination that they are used by surgeons, as they work hard on making precision movements and quick decisions. Fast-paced games are seen to have better effect on improving the coordination.
2. Reduce stress and depression
This fact is pretty obvious and is even proven that video games reduce stress and depression levels. They help in engaging your mind and help you in not paying attention to whatever things that are cause of your depression in the real-world.
3. Sharpening your decision making skills
Yes, video games have proved out to be increasing your decision making abilities. Many games can relate with your moral dilemmas, forcing you to measure the pros and cons before making your actual decision which will affect you in your game. Even the first-person shooter games can help you in doing so, even if they are just considered to be 'aim and shoot'.
4. Help in improving your cognitive health
By sinking your brains into your favorite games, you can be working on becoming more attentive. It'll also improve your critical thinking and reflexes.
5. Boost your memory
Recent researches have proved that gaming, especially 3-D gaming has helped altering memory of the people. However it is not clear why gaming has helped human memory, but still researches are going on in order to find this out.