Video games are one of the most popular pastimes in the world. In fact, the computer game industry generates billions per year and by the end of this year, is expected to hit over £100 billion. Back in 1980’s video game consoles were in their infancy, and most people would visit arcades to play video games.
Nowadays the industry has evolved, and people can enjoy almost limitless gaming possibilities. They can do this without ever having to leave their home. Year on year the gaming industry is growing. Thousands of different types of video game are released every year across the world. The industry has also adapted to incorporate voice activation and motion sensor for some of its games.
Video games are among the most popular hobbies for teenagers and young adults. In fact, it is likely that you will have played video games of some description in your lifetime. You may even still be an avid or part-time gamer. Whatever your interests in video games might be there is sure to be some game that will interest you.
There are many different ways now in which you can play video games. They are more accessible than ever before. Let’s look at the best ways in which you can access and play video games.
The most popular and best-selling method of video gaming is through the use of games consoles. Microsoft XBox, Nintendo Wii and the Playstation are pioneers of the games console industry. They release brand new and updated consoles every few years. They also release thousands of games per year.
If you are a teenager or young adult, then the chances are that you will own a video game console of some kind. If not, then there is no doubt you will know someone who has one. Video games consoles have always been popular and seem to increase in popularity with every passing year.
Because of the nature of video gaming and the continued power of the internet it is now possible to play video games online. There are thousands or resources where you can access millions of video games over the internet.
This might be accessing old games from years gone by, or playing new, free online games. The online gaming market has exploded in recent years. It now seems that you can find any kind of video game online to meet your needs and interests. If you want to play online games you need to make sure that the games you are playing are safe and legal and will not harm your computer in any way.
Another popular way to play video games is via your PC. Consoles dominate the video game market, but there is still a strong market for PC video games. A trip to most video game stores will have a section for PC games.
These tend to be cheaper, and there will be more variation in terms of game. There may be brain-teasers, puzzle games or shoot ‘em ups. PC games will make use of the mouse function that is not available with consoles.