Video Games Vs. Wii

1344 Words Apr 20th, 2016 6 Pages
Video Games have been around since the 1950’s meant to entertain people, and to bring them into a fantasy world they have never been to before. However, they haven’t become popular until around the 1970’s and 1980’s introducing arcade games in corner stores, console games like Nintendo, and computer games. The very first console introduced was the ATARI in 1977 which was about every child’s first console they ever played, and was around until the 1990’s. Due to the popularity over video games being around for over 30 years they have become a part of modern society. Today’s most popular consoles are the Wii U, Xbox One, and the PlayStation 4.
Video Games have come a long way since their debut having such a big impact on gamers that not only they can play these different types of games, “they are talked about, read about, fantasized about, cheated at, altered, and become models for everyday life and for the formation of subjectively and intersubjectivity” (Annetta 230). The majority of the population of people who play video games are mostly children and teens falling between the ages of 10-19 and even adults as well. It’s amazing how a wide range of age groups play video games and not just children. Unfortunately, today in American society, people think that video games are triggered for violence and aggressive behavior, and they don’t focus on the positive benefits video games have to offer. This may be because some games have weapons are present, especially in M-rated…
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