Benefits Of Playing Video Games

1421 Words May 31st, 2015 6 Pages
Online gaming has become a serious problem in the society especially among young adults. This is because, most young adults are now stuck on their computers and internet, playing games all day. This has led to serious gaming problems among such individuals because they have no social life outside of the game world. Playing game, is a good way of having fun and developing one’s cognitive ability. The benefits of playing video games are numerous when done in moderation. “Playing brain-teasing game for just two hours a week may help slow the degree of mental decay associated with the natural aging process, according to a study this year from the University of Iowa”( Guarini. 2013). However, with the increase of video games production and the availability of those games online comes a lot of gaming problem one which includes online gaming addiction.
Online games has become the popular outlet for young adults to play and socialise with other people online. However, it has also become a problem. One type of videogame that has become a problem to young adults is the Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Games (MMORPGs). “A MMORPG can be defined as a game in which numerous players around the globe inhabit a single virtual realm simultaneously, adopt alternative personas, and interact with one another in multiple ways, and thus these games provide a variety of incentives for play” ( Kuss et al. 2012). MMORPG are quite popular to the numbers of gamers that play over the world. It…
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