For gamers, playing video games is more than just having fun; it transports us into a whole other world. In this world, anything is possible: you can pilot a rocket ship through the galaxies, be a medieval knight who commands an army, or race through a desert against real people half of the world away. So, we wondered who some of our staff members would choose if they could be a character from any video game. Here is what they said:
Video games are more than just an escape into a virtual world. Video games and video gamers can help others by raising money within the community in unique ways. The most common way is to donate via gaming-based charities. There are numerous video game charities out there that help raise money for children and others in need, but the three big platforms that immediately come to mind are Child’s Play Charity, Humble Bundle, and Extra Life.
If you’ve been a kid in the past thirty years, chances are you’ve played some semblance of an educational video game, whether it was required in school or you wanted to have fun at home. Since the boom of educational video games in the mid-80s, a lot has changed. With new technology comes innovation, and every year we have newer and better educational games for kids to play!