found these articles online about the benefits of video games.
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I've been a gamer since they first came out more than 40 years ago. If I had a kid I would not let them play games when they are young. When they got older I might let them play but monitor it very closely. If I thought they were becoming addicted or playing too much, it would be taken away from them.
Those articles are cherry picking big time and missing the point. I remember a TED speaker about video games. It was supposed to be an expert who did a lot of research and studies. I stopped listening when she said she studied heavy gamers who play ten hours a week. Anyone who calls ten hours a week heavy gaming isn't qualified to talk about heavy gaming.
As long as they're not playing to the point of neglecting their health and responsibilities I don't genuinely mind.
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I'd love for my kid to play video games, if I had one. Only downside is the distraction factor from more pressing matters.
Let's talk about this picture though. I see Xbox 360 controllers, old school PS1 dualshocks, SNES, N64 and Dreamcast controllers, one of which is a MadCatz.
Yes my kinds can play video games but in a healthy amount. And how much regulation depends on age/maturity.