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Wikipedia’s definition of a video game

I thought I’d finish up my posts by going back to the basics about what a video game actually is, and attempts to do (now that we’ve crammed all this information into a month’s time). So I looked up the wikipedia definition for what a video game is: is “an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device.” My research project explored the roles of psychology in video games, and a big part of that role ended up being about human interaction–it seems that even though we play games alone, we still need to feel like we have a social connection. Just thought I’d share.

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