Video Games Are Not Harmful
Video games aren't as bad as you think
CASES IN WHICH VIDEO GAMES HELP PEOPLE...
Strategic video games can later improve their grades and problem solving skills, according to a 2013 study. First person shooter games can help a student think in three dimensions just as well as classes designed to teach the same things could.
"This has critical implications for education and career development, as previous research has established the power of spatial skills for achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics." says Isabela Granic of Radboud University Nijmegen.
...AND THE ONES WHERE THEY DON'T
One thing I found strange while researching this topic is the sheer number of articles supporting both sides, and the legitimacy of their studies. I found that interactive games like Wii Sports tended to injure people more than help them, and first person shooters seemed to be argued over a lot. It is unknown whether or not video games are more beneficial than harmful, or vice versa.