• Violence In Video Games
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    Violence in Video Games Why do kids want to see the violence in video games? Why do parents let them see the violence? Why do companies make these violent games? Why are some of the most popular video games violent ones? What are some of the ratings that are supposed to protect kids? Today kids seem to prefer games that have blood or violence in them. Most games, other than sports games, are violent games. There are even games that are based on military action or wars. In these military games th...
  • Playstation Vs Nintendo 64
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    Video games are taking the entertainment business by storm. Systems are constantly improving and new systems are always in the process. The two latest systems are the Nintendo 64 and the Sony Playstation. Both have similar qualities, but they are very different. Software selection is a key point when in comes to deciding on a system. A few of the latest games, Madden 99, WWF Warzone, and NHL 99, have been made for both systems. However, the Playstation has a greater variety of role playing game...
  • The Game Epidemic Games Video Storyline
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    Andrew, Chuck, and Kevin played all night and skipped class the next day. They, along with thousands of others across the country, purchased Halo 2 at midnight the day the much-anticipated game was released in stores. Students and company employees called in sick that next day claiming the Halo 2 flu as their reasoning. Halo 2 is only one of a multitude of games distributed for use on Microsoft's Xbox, Sony's Playstation 2, and Nintendo's Gamecube. American society is experiencing an epidemic as...
  • Video Games Wheres The Harm
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    Running head: Video Video games: Where is the Harm? English COM 121-136 March 12, 2005 Abstract Many people do not believe there are benefits to playing video games. However there are many benefits to exposing and letting children interact with video games. Some benefits include opportunity to immerse ourselves in character, development of hand-eye coordination, cognitive thinking skills, cooperative playing skills, fine motor skills, and real-time decision making abilities. Banning video games,...
  • The Video Game Wars
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    The Video Game Wars Brian Paik Video games are a big market these days. Within the past few years, the industry has boomed into a very large business. Within this business, there are three big companies are fighting to be the best. Nintendo's N 64, Sega's Saturn, and Sony's Playstation are the three main systems in this huge market. Because there are so many games for these systems, and because it is such a big business, stores specializing in only these games are opening everywhere. A few days ...
  • Violence In Video Games
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    Violence in Video Games and Its Affects on Teens Ever since their conception, video games have contained violence; violence being to cause pain or death onto other beings. From early video games to the most advanced, violence plays an important role. Early games like Wonder Boy and Space Invaders contain violence. Space Invaders involves shooting and killing as many alien as possible. Wonder Boy has our hero killing monsters that vanish upon death. The hero is also subjected to violence as enem...
  • Video Games Game Violent Found
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    The Effects of Video Games on the Body In households with children, sixty seven percent of them own a video game system. The game industry's worldwide video game annual sales reached over 25 billion at the end of 2004. So the concern for the health of video game players is increasing. Video games have many different effects on the health of people. Some experiments have found video games to have a dramatic effect, while other experiments have found them to have little or no effect at all. While...
  • Held Games Olympics Olympic
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    the olympics began in about 776 bc. archeologists originated from funeral ceremonies held in the honor of hero's. games originated in greece. after 393 ad, the roman emperor forbid the games to be held. in 1896, the first modern olympics were held in athens, greece. the international congress of paris agreed to hold the games every 4 years. the olympic games consist of games on water, ice, land and snow. the winter olympics are held every 4 years also. they are held regular olympics. the olympi...
  • Commercialized Extreme Sports Line Available Web
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    ESPN X Games: Commercialized Extreme Sports for the Masses Paul M. Pedersen & Matthew L. Kelly The Florida State UniversityABSTRACTFor years, extreme sports had little to nothing in common with each other except for high risk, and an appeal to women and men from the ages of 12 to 34. Entertainment Sports Programming Network (ESPN), realizing this age group was a prime viewing audience, brought together several extreme sports and created yet another commercialized sporting spectacle. Since 1995, ...
  • Violence In Video Games And Its Effect On Youth
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    Dylan Woehrle March 29, 2005 Violence in Video Games and Its Effect on Youth In America today video games have become a fast growing pastime of youth and even young adults. This activity, once thought to be totally harmless by society, has been coming under serious debate between parents and the makers of these games. The effect of media on youth has been a major topic of research for most of the 20 th century, and a solution has yet to be found. There are many explanations for the indifference ...
  • Video Game Violence Games Violent Play
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    Video Game Pop Culture Misunderstanding Our society isn't safe for our children anymore because of drugs and alcohol abuse, sex, violence, war, playing video games... Playing video games? This is the last straw; some video games are made the focus of controversy when much better things can be argued over. Well, don't get me wrong, some of these games show horrific acts of and much less to our kids. Also in 1992 "A recent survey found that 92 percent of U. S. kids -- ages 2 to 17 -- play video ga...
  • Types Of Gamers Games Player Great
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    Video games have become one of the largest forms of entertainment within the last decade or two. People of all ages play these games to get out of the boring reality of things and experience the thrill of fantasy, combat, or adventure. But what kind of games gives you the experience you want? Some may want to control one person, a great being on a quest to restore his or her torn land, wielding great powers and becoming enveloped in a great story. Others may want to control a million persons, on...
  • Video Game Games Violence High
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    Is There a High Degree of Violence in Video Games? Ever since their conception, video games have contained violence, violence being to cause pain or death onto other beings. From the earliest games to most advanced modern 1 st person shooter violence plays an important role in games. Determining that violence is present in video games is easy and the answer is yes. The early games like Wonder Boy and Space Invaders contain violence, the later involves the player shooting and killing and many ali...
  • Dat Xi Phil Games Fit People
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    Many people are fine with computer games for various reasons. Computer games promote education by helping draw people to computers and using educational games. Computer games help gain attention from people who do not normally use computers. Games are a great way to teach people not only how to use computers, but also that computers are not hard and can actually be fun and handy to use. There are all different types of games that can be used to do this, so everyone can be attracted through some ...
  • Cultural Imperialism And The Olympics
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    Cultural Imperialism and the Olympic Games Virtually since their resumption in 1896, every four years the press is filled with complaints about the intrusion of power politics into the Olympic games. David B. Kanin has commented that while we are told that international Olympic system idealizes and promotes fair play and sportsmanship and ameliorates struggle, hatred, and petty jealously through structured competition and international goodwill, the realist is that "international sport thrives o...
  • Game Violence Violent Games
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    There are many views as to whether video game violence causes children to behave violently. Many children play violent games because that is what most people are playing and they feel that they need to do so as well. Violence is not only in video games but also in all other forms of media because that is what sells and what will make entertainment companies more money. Lately there have been increasing amounts of people that say that violent video games are causing a number violent actions. To s...
  • Nokia Kgdi Mobile Game
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    Nokia (NYSE: NOK), the global leader in mobile communications, and the Korea Game Development & Promotion Institute (KGDI), today announced the signing of an agreement of mutual support for the development and deployment of Korean digital content for mobile communications. The agreement will nurture one of Asian fastest-growing games industries. Nokia will provide Korean developers with its matchless technical resources and aid in entering European and American markets. Korea has committed enorm...
  • Computer Games Effects On Children
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    There are probably few adults these days who don't remember the excitement of playing early video games such as Pac Man, Space Invaders and Frogger. The ability to interact with a machine in a game situation was thrilling-and still is. Today, the little yellow dot-eater and the highly pixilated spaceships have evolved into seamlessly animated characters, graphic images of demons, and lifelike humans complete with lifelike weapons and lifelike blood. There are some benefits to video games. Studi...
  • Violent Video Games Children Behavior Aggressive
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    The use of violent video games is on the rise. Once, video games depicted harmless fun with friendly characters to play with. But now, the games have become more violent at an alarming rate. And with the rise in popularity of these types of games, children are playing these graphically violent games. Many people wonder if the violence in video games has lasting affects on users, children in particular. While video games may not necessarily maker a person more aggressive and violent, they surely ...
  • Olympic Games Essay American English
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    The first Olympic games were held in Olympia, Greece. The Olympic games we have come to watch today are only part of what the first Olympic games used to be. In the ancient games people also competed in poetry, mathematics, architecture and sculpture. Competitors were only men. Nowadays Olympic games are international sports competition. In the Olympics, athletes play in many types of games. Some athletes compete in the summer Olympics. Some compete in the winter Olympics. The Olympic games...