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Are video games harmful?

by Hal Marcovitz

  • 205 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by ReferencePoint Press in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Video games and children -- United States,
  • Video games and teenagers -- United States,
  • Video gamers -- Psychology,
  • Children and violence -- United States,
  • Youth and violence -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Hal Marcovitz.
    SeriesIn controversy series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ784.V53 M37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24054816M
    ISBN 101601521251
    ISBN 109781601521255
    LC Control Number2010006036
    OCLC/WorldCa511632141

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      1. Games Can Be Addictive. According to a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics, roughly 1 in 10 children who play video games are at risk of becoming pathologically addicted to them. The video games on this list were picked because of one or more several factors including: the game has stellar pre-order sales, used technology that appeared to show the game as amazing, or it involved an instantly recognizable character. Here’s 20 Notoriously Bad Video Games (That Everyone Still Played). 20 Fallout 4.


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