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The various genres of video games

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The video games genres are classified according to the methods used for playing or the game play. The genres have changed with the ever evolving gaming technology and new style of video games. Online key stores offer all the categories of video games. One can buy cd keys of various video games on the Internet.

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The various genres of video games

  1. 1. The Various Genres of Video GamesThe video games genres are classified according to the methods used for playing or the game play. Thegenres have changed with the ever evolving gaming technology and new style of video games. Onlinekey stores offer all the categories of video games. One can buy cd keys of various video games on theInternet.The video game genres can be categorized in three main categories: 1. Casual GamesThese types of video games are simple to understand are easily accessible all over the World Wide Web.These games were played much before the developed video games and were installed in the computers.They are most commonly played on personal computers or mobile phones. Tetris, Solitaire, Snake etcare some of its example. 2. Serious GamesThese games are made for much more than entertainment. The basic idea of a serious game is to solve aproblem, investigate or train. Their purpose is not only entertainment but others like offering educationand training the users or players. It is based on the stimulations of real world occurrences. The actionrole play games or war games are used for strategy training for military purposes. The serious games
  2. 2. look and have the feel of the real world and are visually very graphic in nature. Some examples in thiscategory are Peacemaker, Floodsim, Close combat Marines etc. 3. Educational Games“Educate to Innovate” has brought about a big change in interactive games. The video games are beingused to focus on current and relevant issues amongst the young people all over the world. Manyorganizations use educational games to give information and educate the users about them. Theeducational games have a wider audience from school going children to old people. E.g. Word round up,Place spotting, Sim city etc.The video games have something for everyone. They even help in e- learning for young children byproviding various educational games. The serious games stimulate the player’s mind and help them intraining or strategy planning. The Casual game is pure entertainment for everyone. All the video gamesare easily accessible and provide a lot of recreational fun.

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