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The Dangers Of Video Games

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"Playing video games has become a popular activity for people of all ages"
(Cunningham). Video games have become very sophisticated and realistic. Video games are dangerous for children and teenagers, when video games were first made available to consumers and brought into homes it was to serve the purpose of entertainment. Video games could be dangerous but they could also be very educational. This research paper will explore the history, controversial aspect, people involved and possible solutions of the dangers of video games.
History of the Topic
Video games have not always been an issue but as it got further and more advanced it has put different effects on some children/teens' life or their behavior. "It increases in
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The playing of dangerous/violent video games is often cited as a factor in motivating shockingly violent youth crimes such as high school shootings in the US. Example "One of the students who carried out the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 used a gun he called "Arlene" - allegedly after a character in a novel inspired by the computer game Doom. If players feel thwarted by the controls or the design of the game, they can wind up feeling aggressive However, most people who played graphically violent games (such as Call of Duty, Hitman, and Mortal Kombat) was not a danger and did not play a violent/danger role in their life. Gamer's really take video games seriously, you should really be careful about what games you play because they can be very addictive. Games can play a "huge" role on your behavior and on your life decision's, they can also lead you into taking upon actions that are not good and it might end up being big consequences behind them. The media focuses on the controversial aspects of video games however there are some benefits as well. Video games can teach you a lot of life needed things such as, educational
[Last Name] 3 things, military, and sports. There are video games for children that helps learn school needed things like math, it's lots of math games out for children to learn educational things. People always look at the cons but there's
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