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Transcript of Poop Sweg
Video games can positively impact peoples lives
Sid Meier's Civilization V
By: Alex Collier, Kate Campbell,
Justin Verriest, Aj Speer, Jacob K, and
SimCity Helps Kids!
The best game ever...
Civ teaches people world history from the dawn of humanity to the modern era. When you encounter a leader like Gaja Mada of Indonesia you can go into the 'civilpedia' to ind the history of this person, the Civilization he stands for, and all of the unique accomplishments they have had.
Call of Duty Improves Eye Sight
In the 2009 study, expert action gamers played first-person shooting games like "Unreal Tournament 2004" and "Call of Duty". Those playing the first person shooter games saw a boost in their "contrast sensitivity function," or the ability to see subtle changes in the brightness of an image. Considered one of first of the visual aptitudes to diminish over time, the ability to pick out bright patches is key to tasks like driving at night.
The study's authors believe that the process of locating and aiming at enemies exercised gamers' eyes. And with bad guys unpredictably popping up, the shooting games also helped players learn to analyze optical data on the fly. The researchers believe their study shows the potential of video games -- particularly action games -- to serve as an aid in the way we correct bad eyesight.
SimCity is a virtual City Building Simulator that can help kids learn how to manage and or create an efficient city.
Graurini, Drew. "9 Ways Video Games Can Actually Be Good For You." Huffington Post. N.p., 11 07 2013. Web. 4 Mar 2014. <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/07/video-games-good-for-us_n_4164723.html>.
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As you can see by this video, kids learn how to manage and work a city, plus they strive to complete increasingly hard missions by problem solving.
In addition to learning the history of the world, you learn that every decision you make has a consequence in the future of your civ. There are all sorts of customizations and decision making that make you think about the pros and cons of the things that you do and don't do.
Simcity helps peoples multitasking skill by forcing them to focus on multiple problems going on in there city at once.
Assassins creed, helps to teach you a lot about history. In the game you replay a lot of the historical events that have actually happened. There are some differences but for the most part they are the same. The game also helps your hand - eye coordination and makes you think by completing challenging puzzles or even battling giant mobs of enemies.
Whenever I play Call of Duty, I always play with my friends, and usually we have a lot of fun. This is because we fool around instead of playing super serious. Playing a game with someone else is always more fun than playing by yourself, and people usually have a better mood a