Tag 'Gaming for Good'
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) released their ‘Essential facts about the video game industry’ report back in July. It revealed a lot about gamer habits in the wake of the pandemic and highlighted the positives the gaming community thought most vital for them.
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.
Gaming has had a bad rep over the years. Video games have always been seen as time-wasters, distractions and toys. However, gamers have proven that video games are not the mind-rotting creations they’re made out to be. In light of several social and health benefits from gaming, society is only now appreciating the potential of gaming. Here are five such benefits that may surprise you.
For a number of years now, an increase in physical violence has often been associated with acts of aggression shown in video games. But is there really a connection between the actions made in video games and those made in real life?