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Transcript of Video games
Thesis: video games have many positive aspects that affect our lives including; training our military, Growing our economy educating children, relieving stress, improving hand eye coordination, and fitness.
Training our Military: after the war in afghanistan the military is planing to keep soldiers ready by putting them in combat simulators. The developers of these games are taking scores from the soldiers physical and mental exams to create a custom avatar for that person. also developers are working on making a smart enemies program so the enemies in the game will change there tactics with each fight. also they have record system so the commanders can go back and watch a certain soldiers game and critique him/her on what he/she did wrong. The army already made a game like this called Americas Army. In this game it highlighted more of the recruiting process and training. The game was a hit 20% of new soldiers were saying that they had played the game.
video games have many positive aspects that affect our lives including; training our military, Growing our economy, educating children, relieving stress, improving hand eye coordination, and fitness.
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Growing the economy: in 2008 298.2 million video games were sold in the u.s that is a total of 11.7 billion dollars in revenue. 4 of the top selling six had a rating of M for Mature. 9 out of ten american children play video games and 97% of those 12-17 year old play games that are M rated
Educating people and helping with stress: Repetition in video games can help improve memory and problem solving. Achievements help build self esteem through small rewards for doing small tasks.You can also choose your skill level allowing you to go through the slow and peacefully or fast.also Kids can vent anger through games if a kid is angry then kids can run around in a game and do what they want without consequence and at the same time getting rid of anger.Video games can teach children things like puzzle solving skills, math, and reading. Video games can also help parents bond with their children and the kids can make new friends. Finally people who played space Fortress did better on pilot training. Action games help people learn how to adjust to random situations.
Improving hand eye coordination and fitness People with the Wii fit who are devoted have actually been able to lose weight. some schools are have games like Dance Dance Revolution in gym for kids to have fun and lose weight while playing games. also some hospitals and schools have stationary bikes which you can ride that have a screen with a bike game attached. in a study with kids who played wii fit burned more calories than kids who walked on a treadmill for the same amount of time. Finally some FPS games help correct a lazy eye and increase hand eye coordination.
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