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.
Before I get started, what the heck is a “Video Game Genre”? Remember, I’m not real tech savvy, but I’m learning. The definition for a “Video Game Genre” goes like this, a video game genre is a specific category of games related by similar gameplay characteristics. As you will see, genres may include a variety of … Read moreVideo Game Genre: Imagine it, Play it!!!
“Virtual Reality, don’t just play the game, be in the game.” I am sure a lot us remember the “Holodeck room” in “Star Trek: The Next Generation”. It was a place where crew members could escape the pressures of flying and maintaining the Starship Enterprise. In the “Holodeck”, you can play sports, use it for … Read moreVirtual Reality, the Future in Gaming!
The following chart reflects the breakdown of people who play video games: Overview: Whose Playing Video Games? 1. The average age of gamers: 35 years old. 2. The average age of game purchasers: 38 years old. 3. Households that own a device used for playing video games: 65% and growing. 4. Households that own a … Read moreVideo Games for Older Adults.
Video gaming is a big business and it is here to stay. It is part of our American culture, especially, with people who grew up with them. Video games have been part of our lives for decades. Video games can enhance people’s lives of any age, especially, older folks like myself (I am sixty-one). I … Read moreVideo Games: History, Benefits, Varieties, and Costs.
Our Journey together. My website is for anybody who enjoys playing video games, grandparents, parents, kids, friends, and family. Everyone can have fun playing video games. I have played them for decades, I love them. My first game was “Pong”. Whoops, I just gave away my age. My favorite gaming time happens when my granddaughter, … Read moreGrandpa, johnny, the Grey Wolf!