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  • Video Games: First Person Shooters By Matthew Cash

    Video Games Matthew Cash Video Games First Person Shooters ____________________ By Matthew Cash INTRODUCTION: First person shooters. The pinnacle of game achievement. These games help kids learn to process their environment in a timely manner and decide what to do first to accomplish a certain task or goal. “Action games like shooters are the only games that are helpful to kids over strategy games or role playing games. The games don’t program kids to act violently, it's more of a kind of mind enhancing.*” Helping Minds: In a study of the games, published by the paper Current Biology, tested 26 people from the ages of a teen to adult. None of the selected volunteers had played any shooting games before. The study continued for several…

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  • Stereotypes Of Violent Video Games

    With the popularity of video games soaring, people start to think things about those who play games. Their first thought may be that gamers just sit in a dark room all day, playing games with no regard to personal health, hygiene, or social interactions. Their second thought may be one of fear, thinking that the violent video games that have been growing in popularity may have had an effect. Finally, a non-gamer may think that a gamer is just a criminal in the making, learning what not to do…

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  • Violent Video Games Essay

    popular form of entertainment for teenagers in America and several other countries. Video game genres can vary from the casual puzzle/ problem solver variety to a fast paced first-person shooter types. Like many other forms of entertainment media, video gaming has received a great deal of scrutiny. The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), the entity that rates video games (e.g., C, E, T, M and A), claims that in 2010 the average gamer spent an astonishing 8 hours a day playing video…

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  • Violent Video Games: Helpful Or Harmful?

    Video games have become a modern activity in society, all ages can partake. There are many different types of games like action, adventure, Shooter, education, puzzle, racing and much more. Video games have also gone through changes aesthetically; we have gone through games such as Pong all the way to bloody gruesome games like Gears of War and Grand Theft Auto. The average ages of players are 9-17. Most of them would play video games for more than 20 hours a week. Playing video games…

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  • How Do Video Games Cause Violence

    Do Video Games Cause Violence A boy plays a new first person shooter game that he got before he goes to bed. The boy wakes up the next morning, do you think he wants to go to school and kill everyone now? No thats only for people with issues, the boy wants to go tell his friends about the game and how cool the game was. People play videogames for “sport” or to have fun. If someone wants to play it to kill someone or think that they are gonna respon, one they should be in a mental institute and…

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  • Violent Video Games Essay

    There are three reasons that scientist study aggression to people playing violent video games. “Scientist also believe that violent video games might be even more harmful than violent TV program and film (Bushman)”. First one is being active in game makes you learn while playing than standing still watching something. The second one is that in video games first person shooter games that make it look more real witch players has same visual perspective as the killer. Last one is that violent video…

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  • Health Effects Of Video Games Essay

    Health Effect from Video Games There are numerous health affects while playing video games. They can either be positive, negative and there is also medical effects in gaming. Not many people know about the medical side but it helps psychiatrist with some of their treatments. Positive There is quite a bit of positive actions that comes along with gaming. For one thing, it boosts kids grades up quite a lot. There was a study in which they took participants between the age of 18-25 and split them…

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  • Does Violence In Video Games Influence Violent Behavior

    Well, many videogames need violence to tell their stories. Let us take a look at one of the greatest stories in all of video games, the story of Bioshock. Set in the 1960’s in the underwater utopia of Rapture, a city built on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean to be a haven of expression and objectivism by business mogul Andrew Ryan, Bioshock is a first person shooter entailing the arduous adventure of Jack (the player character). Jack is trapped in Rapture after his airplane explodes over the city…

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  • Analysis Of Call Of Duty

    Guns-blazing, wall-running, and side-dashing, Advanced Warfare by Sledgehammer Games. Call of Duty games filled with violence, and realistic environment. That heat of the moment when someone is trying to get a kill – increases the hype of people. Call of Duty has always been at the top of the list when looking for a shooter game. Sledgehammer Games sold over 24 million copies of Advanced Warfare worldwide and a total of 252.7 million of the whole franchise itself (StatisticBrain.com). Shooter…

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  • What Are The Effects Of Violent Video Games On Behavior

    In fact it shows just the opposite. He’s first study show that crime rates among adolescents 12-17 years of age has dropped since the interdiction of violent video games. And in he’s second study to question the validity of laboratory studies that suggest a connection between violent video games and violent behavior. He says, “Exposure to only brief clips of media, rather than full narrative experiences provides the opportunity for aggression as if it sanctioned by the researchers themselves”…

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