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Video Games

Obaid Rashed Aleghfeli, Kaist University, Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea

Full paper: www.kon.org/urc/v11/aleghfeli.html

At the root of the notion of video games is the word “video,” which originally meant a kind of electronic device that can show images (Stiles, 2010). In fact the first video games were sometimes called TV games. Having appeared as an experiment for human interaction, video games have changed dramatically and now have become an example of art and a form of business industry (Gladwell, 2000). All you need to have to play a video game is an input device, a joystick (or any other kind of game controller, such as a keyboard, a mouse etc.), and a particular video game. Speakers and headphones are not obligatory; they just make the effects more impressive.

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