Love playing Computer games ? Every one has played a computer game in their life and why not ? It needs you and a computer system.When computers was developed initially, some video games released like Tic-Tac-Toe and Spacewar!. After the development of more powerful computer, some developers started to developing games as a means of entertainment.
Tic-Tac-Toe is the 1st computer Game.
Soon computer games evolved and software companies started to develop games.The first of the computer games released in 1952 and then some students from MIT developed Spacewar! Which was released in 1961, Known as Second computer game. In the late 1970’s and initial 1980’s some computer games are developed and released but they were very few in numbers.In the late 1990’s the invention of mouse and the rise of Microsoft windows the games with the more graphics and different genre comes into picture.
Types of computer game:
Basically there are four types of computer games .The first one is first person shooters, second is strategy, third is 3rd person views and the fourth is racing. A game with the first person view gives a unique experience, a feeling like you are inside the game.
Sudoku is the one of most popular computer Game
A game with the third person view players has to play the role of a computer characteristic, the sports games fall in this category. Whereas the racing game consists of racing of cars or bikes.
Effect of computer games:
Computer Game have positive side effect as well as negative effects.It totally depends upon what type of game a particular person is playing and how much time they are spending on that.For the information about how computer games effecting youth.i have talked to several of my friends as well as school students and college students.Some of them believe that they were benefited by playing games and some said they are just killing time playing games.
Negative effect of computer games:
- Some shooting games tend to increase the feeling of being overactive and aggressiveness.Player who spent more than usual time playing these types of games becomes more tune up to this state of arousal.
- When they turn to their actual life, here also they want such things.This is the thing that can result into serious fighting in real life.
- Involvement in computer games can affect a youth’s studies badly. Child who plays more than usual time of game tends to ignore their school classes and homework thus ending up with low grades in examination.
- stress is the another thing which can increase by playing computer games if the players are spending extra time on games.
- Slackness , increasing laziness and idleness.
Positive effect of Computer Games:
- In a game there are split second decisions which need to be taken. In life there are many times when a child has to take quick decision.This helps in child’s mind development.
- This actually helps in examination as well; Sharp thinking and fast decisions will lead children to save time during examination.
- Eager and careful attention in surrounding.
- Emphasized practice.
- Increasing mind efficiency.
Effect of violent Computer Game:
There are lots of Computer game available in market,some of those are really violent in nature.Some of the research shows that these games have severe effect directy onhuman brain,hence these types of games should be avoided atleast by Kids.A research has been done on effect of Voilent Computer games and their results are worrying.
The given picture describe the Random sample of Brain regions after playing one week of violent Computer games.This study shows a direct relationship between playing violent video games and the less activity in frontal region of human brain. These Part of brains are associated with emotional and cognitive function.
Computer Game becomes profession:
Do you play Computer game? Now a day’s Computer games is played professionally all over the world. In Europe many youth chooses computer games as a profession. They play game for earning money and there are lot of opportunities for youth in this profession.
There are some games which are played throughout the world professionally. I have tried to make a small list of professional games.
- Counter Strike
- League of legends
- NFS ,FIFA
Making Money From Computer gaming :
Love Computer games? Want to make some money from computer games? Here are the ways you can earn money from playing games.You can play computer game tournaments. Here are the list of some of the tournaments you can participate and win money.
- World Cyber Game
- Asian Gaming League
- World e-sport Games
- Electronic sport world cup
- ESWC India
Considering making money in E-sport in india Ben verghese is on the top of the list.He earns approximately 4 Lacs/year for playing Games and getting sponsorship from it.
Professional gaming as a carrer:
There are mainly three types of gamer present one who is a casual gamer and play for fun,one who is serious about and one who wants to make money from it and chooses carrer in it.One can say gaming is a part time carrer.because you can’t play computer games for ever & game you are expert in,will not last more than 5 year in professional scene.
What type of games should be released in future:
Games is developing and growing fast but developers are ignoring the importance of user choice and coming up with lots of non sense games.In my opinion there should be certain rules and regulations which every game developer has to follow,to produce good games.
- Try to develop more mind/strategic games.
- Ban on some of Violence/shooting games.