Video games

Dylan and Ieuan

Introduction

A very large number of kids around the world love video games. In fact they love video games so much that they could get something like this from their guardian:" enough! Turn that thing off and go play a game outside in the fresh air." It's tough to get enough active time outside and excersise.

Who created video games

In October 1958 William Higinbotham created what we know as the first video game. It was a simple tennis game like the classic 1970's video game pong it was quite a hit at Brookhaven National Laboratory open house.

Game Related things

How do video games help our bodys

For years video games have been frowned upon for making people more antisocial, over weight or depressed, but now researchers are finding that games can actually change us for the better and improve both our body and mind. Pre-school kids who played video games such as the ones one the wii have been shown to have improved motor skills, for example they kick, catch and throw a ball better than the ones who didn't play video games.