Educational Benefits of Video Games: Let’s Learn

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I have briefly mentioned the educational benefits of video games in other posts. I’m looking forward to learning more about this subject. Please check out the following link. https://gamingwithgrandpa.com/video-games-history-benefits-varieties-and-costs Together, let’s begin a journey of “enlightenment” as we get educated. Thanks for joining me. Before I get started, I want to know what the word … Read moreEducational Benefits of Video Games: Let’s Learn

How video games are created. It must be Magic.

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How video games are created reminds me of the classic movie, “The Wizard of Oz”. It plays every year during the holidays. Everyone in the “Land of Oz” is in awe and wonder of the “Great Wizard”. He is the ruler of the land, all-knowing and all-powerful. Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin-man, and the Cowardly … Read moreHow video games are created. It must be Magic.

Video Game Addiction: It’s not a Game!!!

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Addiction: Being a slave to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, such as narcotics. The addiction may cause mental and physical distress if one tries to stop. Video game addiction: Video game addiction is a distinct addiction characterized by excessive or compulsive use of computer/ video games. It can interfere … Read moreVideo Game Addiction: It’s not a Game!!!

Most popular Video Games: The Hits never get old!!!

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The history of video games popularity began in the early seventies with the first commercial arcade game called Computer Space. It was followed by “Pong” (my first introduction to video games). The first generation of home video game consoles was the Magnavox Odyssey. Home video games started to become popular in Japan around 1983. That … Read moreMost popular Video Games: The Hits never get old!!!

Mental Health and Video Games: Let’s think about this.

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The Battlefield for the Mind: There is so much controversy over the positive and negative effects of mental health and video games. One study says they are bad, while another says they are good. We can go back and forth on either side all day long. Like with everything in life, there are extremes in … Read moreMental Health and Video Games: Let’s think about this.