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The Importance of Video and Computer Games

It was only in the 1970 when video games started becoming a tool for entertainment and fun. Ever since, the industry of video and computer games has not looked back. The entertainment industry saw video games increase at a galloping speed in the next few decades. In the world of technology and innovation, computer games have played an important role.

They are constantly developing new strategies, techniques such that the games become increasingly appealing and exciting. Interestingly video games can be played on a hand device, mobile phones, dedicated consoles to gaming, and computers among various other options. The interactiveness of the video games is one which increases the popularity and growth of the industry.

There are many different types of companies which makes computer games. Usually most of the company’s indulge in specializing in a certain category of games. Thus each of these companies usually addresses the needs of a certain and specified age group. The variety of video games which are present on date is in fact fascinating and an accomplishment. It surely deserves mention when we talk of this booming industry. Games include adventure games, action games, educational and knowledge games, simulations or role playing games, practice games, math games, logical games, and strategy and management games among other types.

On the other hand, there is a huge investment of multimillion dollars which is essential for the designing and development of these video games. However, still the market is one which has exponential growth and is still booming.

Various experts and specialists have undertaken research in this domain. They have come to the conclusion that these games are of extreme importance since they are beneficial in the following ways:
· Increase the player’s skill and imagination level
· Moreover one becomes quicker and the speed of reaction is unimaginable
· They teach children and adolescents some basic skills in an enjoyable fashion
· A child or even an adult acquires a very complex skill with the help of computer games
· With the help of computer simulations educational institutions support vocational and multi disciplinary learning
· Interestingly research has proven that computer games have been an exemplary tool to solve problems like confining spaces, heights and phobia.
· Moreover, language and learning disabilities have also been cured with the use of computer games.

Essentially the underlying factor is that the players should not get addicted to the video games. In that case the benefits would work to the optimal level. Moreover, the innocent children should not be misled to acts of aggression and violence as many of the video games depict. Parents need to pay tremendous attention that a video game should not affect their children’s behavior and thinking in any adverse manner.

Gaming and Education Unite – Are Computer Games and Simulation Going to Revolutionize Our Future?

Is the video gaming entertainment industry evolving into a more serious version, or has it come to a fork in the road where one species splits off from another. I am speaking of where entertainment becomes “entercation” or “edutainment” and the technology is being used for training, fun, entertainment, and educational simulation. We all know that pilots train in simulators much of the time, and have seen computer games that are entertaining but the user is actually learning something; like SimCity for instance.

The question is where does entertainment end and training or education start? After all, a young adult playing a video game that is much like future robotic warfare could end up in the military flying UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) like the Predators over in Afghanistan. A teen learning how to design cities and infrastructure could very well become an architect or perhaps a city planner or civil engineer.

Interestingly enough, the jobs of the future will be operator working with machine for a couple of decades or less until the machines can do it themselves based on the data recording of decades of human input training them. During this time the human employee will be getting paid for basically playing a video game or working with what is very similar to a training simulator only it will be doing all the work, while the human puts in the commands.

We can already see that Gaming and Education are uniting and getting closer together each day, while Computer Games and Simulation are clearing going to revolutionize our Future. Question for you is are you ready for that future? Please consider all this.

Girl Games and Games for Boys

Children like computer games as much as you do. Even if they are very young, or even if they are older they are all attracted with this kind of entertainment. There is nothing wrong with that. If you will allow your child or children to get in contact with the computer from an early age they will be more skillful when they will get older and they will really needed. The main thing that you should do is to be really careful when you choose their games. You shouldn’t live them in front of the computer by themselves. This is an activity that should be controlled by parents so children will not over do it so they will not play games that are not that appropriate for their age. Internet can be a dangerous thing for young children if they are not supervised.

There are games created especially for girls and for boys as well. For now lets talk about girls games. For them is quite easy to find games. They are not usually violent, they have mostly pink colors and they are related to dolls or house activities. You can find cooking games, dressing games, Barbie games, Bratz games and many others as well. They can do the manicure to little princesses, do their hair, dress them and undress them. They can learn how to cook pizza, and other stuff. Beside these there are also educational games like puzzles, decorating, painting and others. You can try games like Dancing Penguins, Perfect Wedding cake, Hamster Restaurant, Sparkle Pixie, Nail DIY, Long Hair Princess and many others.

You can find also a large range of games for boys. They won’t dress up any doll. They want to be small heroes, or they want to save the princess. Also boys are more competitive than girls are, so racing games, hunting games, shooting ones and strategy ones are more appropriate for them. There is not a bad thing to be competitive in life, so you should develop this side of theirs. They can also play educational games like puzzles, if they are not with pink ponies on them. So you can go for games like Canyon Race, Sonic Blox, The Fisher, Battleships, Pinch Hitter, Ice Race, Space Race, Ghost Castle and many others.