The Positive Results of Video Games

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In the 21st century, many great inventions have been born, and one of the greatest advances in modern technology has been the creation of electronic games. Whether we like it or not, those games greatly influence the society as they have become the crucial parts of our daily life. The number of people playing video games has proliferated for the past years, due to availability and accessibility of computers and electronic consoles everywhere. Even though there are negative effects of playing violent computer games constantly, I strongly believe that video games in moderation can bring about positive results in many ways such as entertaining, building social bonds, and developing skills. The first important and most well-known advantage of playing computer games is that people can have fun and relax their minds. Besides, there are so many genres of electronic games that can easily please almost everyone. For example, my most favorite game genres is the real-time strategy such as Age of Empires and Warcraft. In these games, I will be the hero of a land whose mission is to construct buildings, find resources and control the army to protect the land. On the other hand, my sister enjoys simulation game such as The Sims in which she creates virtual people, controls these “sims” to direct their moods and satisfy their desires. Hence, computer games increase our morale for daily life and help maintain our good spirits. Furthermore, electronic games are such good sources of enjoyment that they have become culture almost everywhere in the world. For instance, there are many movies that are based on video games such as famous franchise Pokémon and Resident Evil. Additionally, Japanese costumes in video games also become very famous, and peop... ... middle of paper ... ...nd exploration. For example, simulation games could be used as a means of preparing learners for the world of work and real-life situations. Additionally, strategic games also teach players how to accept losing and how to try again and again until achieving their goals. In conclusion, as the technological development is taking place and making an impact day after day, computer games have become a part of our daily life. However, people should be aware that too much computer games, like too much of anything else, can be harmful. Fundamentally, computer games are beneficial to the players when played in moderation and it is up to the player to select the proper games to play. Accordingly, we need to step forward embracing the modern technology that has many benefits and working together to diminish the detriments that are present because video games are here to stay.
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