Video Gaming Argumentative Essay by supercalifragilistic

Video Gaming
This paper discusses the history, advances, concerns and future of video gaming.
# 97123 | 2,492 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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In this article, the writer notes that at the time video-gaming entered society, no one could have guessed the manner in which video gaming would integrate into all aspects of today's world as much as it has. The writer points out that video gaming has been studied and been shown to have both positive and negative effects upon those who play video games. The writer researches the history, advances, concerns and future of video gaming, citing scholarly sources in the research. The writer concludes that video-gaming started out as simply a recreational past-time, but it is presently being used for training employees such as for instruction within the educational sector and for the creation of real-life or simulated activities in the science sector.

The History of Video Gaming
The Advances in Video Gaming
Concerns Related to Video Gaming
The Future of Video Gaming
Summary & Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

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