It is said that every day is learning experience. And being a researcher we have been always sensitive about how can we facilitate research in the most easy, enjoyable but effective doing it.
The researchers are indebted to some people who have supported and shared their ideas to the conceptualization of this research paper.
Acknowledgement is extended to our professor Mr. Eugenio Castardo Jr. in teaching us this topic for us to know and apply this to our lives.
To our parents who supported us emotionally and in financially aspects for us to comply this said activity.
To the respondents who positively and honestly responded to our survey without any hesitation.
To God who inspires us everyday in doing this research paper and also our co-researchers in sharing their knowledge and giving information.
II. Table of Contents
As years passed by, new generations started to grow. Our world right now is different than before. At this time, modern technologies are patronized by people specially teenagers because of its advantages. Without looking on the other side, these innovations can also cause bad effects.
James Brown; “Online games can have bad effects on people's life especially teenagers. Online game addiction has become popular in society which seriously influences children both physically and mentally. Teens can spend most of their time sitting by the computer or in the internet cafe, being hooked up in playing from early morning until midnight without eating anything. This leads to the lack of physical activities among children which makes them less active and communicative. They ignore everything around them, talking with no one, and have no interaction with the outside world. They even tell lies to their parents or play truant to have more time in the internet shops, which becomes a bad habit that needs to be prevented”.
The researchers chose this problem because they want to know and inform the people what are the advantages and disadvantages of online games.
James Brown; “In modern society, people can enjoy many kinds of entertainment including playing sports, going camping, shopping or playing games online. Playing online games is increasing in popularity especially among the young generation because of the advantages that it offers. However, people should be careful with this due to its disadvantages”.
“One of the most obvious benefits that online games bring to the players is that it is much more convenient than traditional ones. After a working day at the office, people do not need to go anywhere to entertain or play some games because they can enjoy many interesting games via their computers connected to the internet”.
“Only by sitting at one place, perhaps at home or in the garden, they still can play various kinds of online games with just a few clicks. Everything is done on the computer which makes online games easier than traditional ones that often require you to create a room to organize the games”.
“When playing online games, you do not need to care about the set up and clean up needed to play. Moreover, the players can play alone or with other online players depending on their options which is much more convenient than playing traditional games sometimes”.
“Not all of the traditional games can be played by a single person and many of them require as much people involved as possible. In addition to this, playing games online may be less costly than other games because online players can enjoy some games free of charge”.
In global situation, playing online games is people’s favorite pastime. Even the mature individuals and senior citizens play with it in order for them to enjoy.
James Brown; “Playing online games may be very dangerous and risky in the way that it can be a gateway platform to gambling problems. Not only children but also adults might be exposed to the risk of gambling involvement if they do...