Video Games Ever Get The Positive Recognition?

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In today’s modern age technology has become a part of our day to day lives. Nowadays it seems like everything tries to be digitized and electronic. If you go to most cities and everyone there will have an electronic device on them. Some parts of the cities may also have places dedicated to just technology. Entertainment for kids was to either go outside or watch television, now kids will use phones, tablets, and computers to fill in that time. But there is one type of entertainment that has had controversy even when it raised to popularity. Video Games have been known to have ups and downs over the years. Why have video games been getting a bad rep over the years? Will video games ever get the positive recognition they deserve? Video games have been on the news for the wrong reasons. Whenever you see a news reporter talk about video games they say that it was a reason why a shooting or attack caused by a kid. You will never hear the positive side of video games because that does not interest the news reporters and it does not make an interesting story. One event that gave games their bad look would be the Columbine massacre. On April 20, 1999 at 11:19am, two students, Dylan Klebold, 17, and Eric Harris, 18, carrying guns and bombs, open fire inside Columbine High School, killing 13 and wounding 23. This shooting is considered the third worst shooting to have happened in the United States. While the police investigation was going on, it was discovered that the two

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