To be honest, I haven’t paid much attention to the rating system of video games. I don’t pay attention to the rating systems of movies either. I have always felt it was just another symbol created by the government trying to tell us what to do. I’m a sixty-two-year-old adult. I usually buy, watch or … Read moreRating System of Video Games: What is this?
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
I’m not a numbers guy. Sometimes stats and data fade into “worthless” information for me. It may be nice to know, especially if your job is dependent on it, but I don’t really care about the numbers. You are probably asking, “Well, johnny, then why are starting this post with a bunch of stats?” That … Read moreJobs in Video Gaming: Its a living.
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.
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!!!
When I first started working on my website, “gamingwithgrandpa.com”, I wanted it to be fun, entertaining, and informative. I want to look at all aspects of the “Video Gaming World”. The fun and entertaining part is easy, just play and have a good time. I love doing that. But what about the informative part? Does … Read moreDo video games promote violence?
What do you need and how much does it cost to play video games? Video gaming cost can vary from very expensive to not much more than a dinner and a movie (which can cost a hundred dollars). In this post, I will look at the different equipment needed to play video games. I will … Read moreVideo Gaming Cost: The Bottom Line.
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!!!
I don’t really get to play video games with women very often, so my personal knowledge on this subject is very limited. I will be looking at women and video games from a different perspective (an old guy). The only time I do play video games with a female is when my twentyish-year-old granddaughter, Sierra, … Read moreWomen and Video Games: Not just for guys!!!
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.