Playing Video Games : The Infinite Worlds And Possibilities That Are Unlocked By Playing Games

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For the past few years of my life, I had found myself strangely attracted towards the infinite worlds and possibilities that are unlocked by playing video games. Although I do agree that a well-written book or a film can have a similar effect of immersing someone in a world of pure fabrication, a game has the advantage of taking it a step further, by directly involving the player in the story and taking them to the point where their reality is replaced by something that is truly wondrous. I had also noticed that most people used video games as a form of entertainment so that they can experience things that would never occur in the real world and gain a tiny sense of joy that they can add to their normal, boring lives. This is an understandable process, as games can provide someone with hours of thrilling tales that can satisfy their sense of adventure, a trait that we all have somewhere deep down within us. There are also some people who compete within the gaming world and boast about their victories to an audience that is spread across the globe, proving to everyone that they are the best and that they deserve recognition. As for me, however, I never associated myself with either of these groups. I wasn 't the type of person who played games for the entertainment factor or the achievement that came with competition. Instead, I played games to escape the harshness of reality so that I could thrive in a multitude of worlds where the monsters can actually be defeated.

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