Do not judge circumstances by which you are ignorant.
You may think video games are insignificant in our society,
however they stand out In our society a lot more than you
might think. Every New game release is a new trend or “fad”.
The release of the multi-player online video game: “Modern
Warfare 2” by the renown Game developing company Infinity
Ward sold over 4.7 million copies worldwide in its first
24 hours of release, and over 20 million worldwide so far.
People go through extreme measures to be the first to play
These games. They back up lines, camp out at video game
Stores with tents and food, they pre-order them, pay a large
Lump sum of money to play ahead of time, and some even
Resort to stealing the games before they are officially
Released. As this may sound completely unorthodox to you
Already, it’s nothing compared to the hype caused by
Infinity Wards latest work: “Call of Duty: Black Ops”
which generated over a billion United States Dollars (USD
worth of sales in its first month of release, which in the
caused terror in the lines of many video game stores with
their customers fighting over spots in line to be the first
to get their hand on the game
This of course may only sound like a thorn in the side
Of America’s society, however, whether or not societies
Worldwide admit it or not, video games have also Educated.
Video games that offer educational services are referred to
The games that fit under that category are
generally on the leapfrog platform: by the company:
“Leapster.” Meant for ages 12 and below the leapfrog is a
Hand-held device made for teaching children everything from
Their ABC’s to multiplication. Thus making the Leapster
Company one of world’s best and most renown for these
“Edutainment” video games. Leapster is also one of the first
Companies to integrate a system to teach kids how to read... [continues]
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