THE GAMER      ZONE¡Everything you need toknow about how Videogames are!Produced by: Luisa Matheus company.
A video game is an electronic game that involveshuman interaction with a user interface togenerate visual feedback on a vi...
Video games             development:                           -Physics – the programming of the game                     ...
 In Steven Johnsons book, Everything Bad                                       Is Good for You, he argues that video•   I...
Technology: Befriending Technology            with Video Games Today is the age of technology. Every child has to grow up ...
Team Spirit: Enjoying Video Games             TogetherMaking video games a social activity is thekey to avoid a childs ove...
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  1. 1. THE GAMER ZONE¡Everything you need toknow about how Videogames are!Produced by: Luisa Matheus company.
  2. 2. A video game is an electronic game that involveshuman interaction with a user interface togenerate visual feedback on a video device. Theword video electronic game that traditionally referred to is an in video game involves human interactiona raster display device, generate visual feedback on a with a user interface to but following video Device.popularization of the term "video game", it now The electronic systems used to play video games areimplies any type of display device. The electronic known as platforms; examples of these are personal computers and video game consoles. These platformssystems used to play video gamestoare known as range from large mainframe computers small handheld devices. Specialized video games such as arcade games,platforms;previously common, have gradually declined in use. while examples of these are personal Video games have gone on to become an art form andcomputers and video game consoles. These industry.platforms range from large mainframe computersto small handheld devices. Specialized video gamessuch as arcade games, while previously common,have gradually declined in use. Video games havegone on to become an art form and industry. an artform and industry.
  3. 3. Video games development: -Physics – the programming of the game engine, including simulating physics, collision, object movement, etc.;-generally involved and AI – producing computer agents usinglengthy process of game AI techniques, such as scripting,creating a video game. planning, rule-based decisions, etc.Development is -Graphics – the managing of graphical content utilization and memoryundertaken by a game considerations; the production ofdeveloper, which may graphics engine, integration of models,range from a single textures to work along the physicsperson to a large engine. -Sound – integration of music, speech,business. Mainstream effect sounds into the proper locationsgames are normally and times.funded by a publisher -Gameplay – implementation of variousand take several years games rules and features (sometimes called a generalist);to develop. Indie games -Scripting – development and maintenancecan take less time and of high-level command system for variouscan be produced cheaply in-game tasks, such as AI, level editor triggers, etc.by individuals and small -UI – production of user interfacedevelopers. The indie elements, like option menus, HUDs, helpgame industry has seen and feedback systems, etc.a rise in recent years -Input processing – processing and compatibility correlation of various inputwith the growth of new devices, such as keyboard, mouse,online distribution gamepad, etc.systems and the mobile -Network communications – the managinggame market. of data inputs and outputs for local and internet gameplay. Game tools – the production of tools to accompany the development of the game, especially for designers • -
  4. 4.  In Steven Johnsons book, Everything Bad Is Good for You, he argues that video• It has been shown that action games in fact demand far more from a video game players have better player than traditional games like Monopoly. To experience the game, the hand-eye coordination and – player must first determine the objectives, Visual-motor skills, such as as well as how to complete them. They their resistance to distraction, must then learn the game controls and their sensitivity to information how the human-machine interface works, in the peripheral vision and including menus and HUDs. Beyond such their ability to count briefly skills, which after some time become quite presented objects, than fundamental and are taken for granted by nonplayers. many gamers, video games are based upon the player navigating (and eventually• Researchers found that such mastering) a highly complex system with enhanced abilities could be many variables. This requires a strong acquired by training with action analytical ability, as well as flexibility and games, involving challenges adaptability. He argues that the process of that switch attention between learning the boundaries, goals, and controls of a given game is often a highly different locations, but not demanding one that calls on many with games requiring different areas of cognitive function. concentration on single Indeed, most games require a great deal of objects. It has been suggested patience and focus from the player, and, by a few studies that contrary to the popular perception that online/offline video gaming can games provide instant gratification, games be used as a therapeutic tool in actually delay gratification far longer than other forms of entertainment such as film the treatment of different or even many books. Some research mental health concerns. suggests video games may even increase players attention capacities.
  5. 5. Technology: Befriending Technology with Video Games Today is the age of technology. Every child has to grow up to be an adult in the age of high technology and developments. No one can shy away from new and upcoming technology.Video games are a fun way to make your child feel comfortable with the technology and embrace it without intimidation. The gadgets, gizmos, accessories, and wires will not intimidate your child in the future.
  6. 6. Team Spirit: Enjoying Video Games TogetherMaking video games a social activity is thekey to avoid a childs over indulgence andaddiction to these. Invite your childsfriends over to enjoy the game or make it afamily affair that everyone can enjoy. Ifyou allow your child to enjoy a video game inthe multiplayer mode, you can participate inthe fun with him or let the kids enjoy thegame together. This will imbibe in him asound sense of teamwork and cooperation Video games are good!!!
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