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A form of electronic interactive entertainment, one that has a considerable amount of history, and one that has gained an incredible amount of world-wide recognition over the years.

However, despite their technilogical evolution, world-wide recognition, and staggering age-spanning consumer rates, video games are still subjected to a variety of stereotypes.

These stereotypes are maintained by those who still harness the mindset that "all" video games are stupid, childish, time-wasting, mentally unbeneficial, or anyone who plays video games is somehow incapable of having a life.

On the contrary, video games in many ways can be more mentally beneficial than any other form of entertainment.

Specific video games can provide god-like creative abilities, have educational values, reduce stress levels, improve hand-eye coordination, stimulate intellectual properties, even make exercise enjoyable thanks to evolved control schemes "Wii Fit".

Delving into the immersive qualities of video games, video games can have very unique relationships with story-telling due to their interactivity.

These include altering the course of the story based on choices, playing as different characters, having multiple endings e.t.c

I could go on forever.

Video games do not only offer entertainment, but unmatched immersive storytelling experiences.
Carlton: Video games are stupid.
Jake: No, that’s just a stereotype, and by today’s standards you couldn't be more false.
by A random individual February 20, 2011
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In the 80s and 90s, video games were about fun and entertainment, but they have now become a nerd version of politics.
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Heres a joke:

Q: What do politicians and fanboys have in common?

A: They both can win, but still be retarded.
by Clinker January 24, 2008
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The ultimate abstinence program for a parent to buy their kid.
KID: Mom, what are your views on sex?
MOM: I'll buy you a videogame if you don't do it.
KID: Cool! Thanks!
by anon538573 January 11, 2010
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an interactive form of entertinment not unlike telivision but with the difference that in a game you are having a direct affect on it rather than passively whatching tv
im bored meybe ile go see if i can further the story on my new game for a while
by sam June 13, 2004
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A way to escape, like (see weed). The problems of life slip away, but once reality is back, they hit you in the face like a brick.
mother: why are you on those games all of the time?
son: everything else sucks.
by leah March 29, 2005
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Jet- "I'm going to kill you."
Bob- "Do it I don't fear death."
Jet- "I'm going to delete all the video games you have."
Bob- "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO YOU ASSHOE!!"
by I am mature 69 June 26, 2018
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A computerized game that is played on a screen. If it weren't for these things, most young guys in America would spend a lot more time masturbating.
I needed an escape from my real-life problems, so I turned on my wii and played video games for awhile.
by Teh goods November 08, 2009
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