Tag 'Gaming Benefits'
Across the world, lockdown restrictions are easing, and we are being introduced to the "new normal". For many people, this is excellent news, but it makes them feel highly anxious for others. After being away from society for so long, many usual activities have been moved to the video game world. We've been able to cultivate crops, celebrate holidays, and go on whirlwind adventures, all from the comfort of our own homes.
Since the earliest days of video games, there has always been controversy around whether gaming is a force for good or ill. Like anything else, the answer to this probably differs from person to person, but the consensus does seem to be shifting over time.
Mobile gaming is generally considered to be a casual pastime. Fun at best, but of no real value to the world.
There is no doubt that children enjoy mobile games, yet most educators are reluctant to include educational games in the learning environment due to negative perceptions about gaming.