Online Gamers Paper

Online Gamers Paper - Some claim that the progressions of more realistic games have caused violent behaviors for its players(Nowak Krcmar Farrar

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In the present 21 st century everything is constantly evolving. Nothing is ever good enough. Technology is consistently being perfected and reworked. Video games being a form of technology have progressed tremendously in the last 20 years. In effect, a community of online gamers has evolved. A debate has been made regarding those that participate in the online gaming community. The debate is whether or not the progression of video games and the effect that they have on their players is positive or negative.
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Unformatted text preview: Some claim that the progressions of more realistic games have caused violent behaviors for its players (Nowak, Krcmar, Farrar). Conversely, some have said that video games help to foster critical thinking for those that play them (Gerber & Scott). In addition, there have been claims that video games have helped make breakthroughs in research. There are lots of stereotypes connected with the online gaming community and video game players in general....
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course CIS 014 taught by Professor Brandifrisby during the Fall '11 term at Kentucky.

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