Essay Sports vs. Action Games

835 Words Aug 2nd, 2010 4 Pages
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Michael Martin
Irene Wirshing
05/24/10 Sports games Vs. Action Games Video games have become a major aspect of our society. Kids play it almost every day, even adults get into it. There are many different game types you can choose from such as action, adventure, sports, Disney, and many more. The two that I want to focus on though is sports and action games. Both of them have their own style; action deals with explosions and gunfire usually just a lot of things happening while sports deals
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Today, these games that are being created are almost as good as watching an actual movie. It has gotten to the point where it doesn’t take a couple of hours to beat an action game. You can sit there for days and still wont be finished, that’s how long the stories and quests are created to keep the gamer busy and to not get bored of the game. In an action game, the player typically controls the avatar of a protagonist. The avatar must navigate a game level, collecting objects, avoiding obstacles, and battling enemies with various attacks. At the end of a level or group of levels, the player must often defeat a large boss enemy that is larger and more challenging than other enemies. Enemy attacks and obstacles deplete the avatar's health and lives, and the game is over when the player runs out of lives. Alternatively, the player wins the game by finishing a sequence of levels. But many action games are unbeatable and have an indefinite number of levels, and the player's only goal is to maximize their score by collecting objects and defeating enemies. Whenever you think of a video game what comes to mind? Well that depends on you and what you like first off. That’s why there are so many different types of games, to satisfy everyone or try to. To make a video game it takes years before it can be released to

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