Entertainment and Recreation

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Introduction

Towards the end of the 20th century, mobile phones began to modernize. With the introduction of the “candy bar" cell phone, mobile phones’ capabilities significantly improved. With these technological advances, mobile phone games also became increasingly sophisticated.With the advent of the camera phone cell phones became more common. The storage and graphic capabilities of these phones were better than the older candy bar style phone which meant higher quality games could be produced.

There are some interesting trends in the gaming issues.It’s a relatively small increase but women now account for 47% of U.S. gamers, up from 42% in 2012.  In short, the gaming population is becoming more and more diverse, and developers have taken notice.  Older gamers are also fanatical (29% of gamers are over the age of 50), though one interesting trend is the creation of game communities specific to older gamers.

 

There are common concerns that more teenagers addicted to video game.To overcome worry about video game play is to play with your kids as much as possible.  Parent have to understand what learning and cognitive ability might be emerging from something that just looks like useless .

Also, parent need to choose games play them yourself!. Your kid will love you for taking the time to understand their passions.  According to the Entertainment Software Association only 35% of parents play games with their kids regularly (at least once a week), so this is definitely an area parents can explore more thoroughly.

It might be hard to believe, but when printed books became widely available parents and other concerned adults complained about kids ‘escaping into other worlds’.  It happens with just about every new medium that comes along: it becomes the scapegoat for all concerns and problems in our society.The explorations of kids in play spaces can actually help develop their creative thinking and problem-solving capabilities.

The following two games is good for kids to play with parents.

Mine-craft
So many kids just love this relatively simple building game with lots of collaborative play options.

SimCity
These games have been around a long time, but they are excellent for sparking creativity and teaching kids the nuances of public spaces and systems.

 

http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/infographic-2013-mobile-growth-statistics/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women_and_video_games

http://phys.org/news/2009-03-real-brain-differentiates-reality-

http://www.theesa.com/article/150-million-americans-play-video-games/fantasy.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_game

http://www.bigfishgames.com/blog/raising-a-gamer-kid/

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-34231719

 

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