New PC and video games are not only capable of providing fun and excitement for everyone, but they can also give certain benefits and advantages.
With the help of advanced technology and popularity, the gaming industry has advanced and expanded rapidly over the years.
If we are looking for categorization of videos games, they are broadly divided into eight major categories:
These are hectic and may contain a lot of physical violence due to this. Action games are usually inappropriate for children. Such games belong to the category “M” (mature-rated). Examples are Halo, Star Battles, Jedi Knight and Enter the Matrix.
Adventure and Role Playing
These are normally significantly less video as action games and can take you into surrealism and fantasy. Though adventure and role-playing games often contain physical violence, it is not found to be as intense as the physical violence doing his thing games. Examples of this category are Borderlands 2, Final Fantasy, Legend of Mana and Billy Hatcher F95zone.
First Person Fps
As the name implies, it is a game in which the player sees the action through the eyes of the character he is which represents and involves the use of pistols or weapons to kill the adversary. Due to the physical violence involved in this type of games, they are not suitable for young children. Examples of these games are “Half-Life, “Half-Life 2”, “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” and so on.
Construction and Management Simulation (CMS)
As the name suggests, in the games belonging to this type, the players are expected to build, expand and manage fictional projects and communities with very little resources. Examples of this type include, “SimCity” and “Harvest Moon”.
Here the accent is on strategy rather than on physical violence and these games are slower gives you time for strategic thinking, resource management and planning to achieve glory. Nearly all are rivalry based and so physical violence is not completely absent. These games are not suitable for children. Some situations are Advanced Battles I & II, The world V and Crusader Kings II.
These are video or computer games that imitate real life situations under game settings. In this category, the three well-known games are Racing Simulators, Flight Simulators and Sims. There are lots of games in this class to entertain children. Some situations of simulation games are: Football Manager, Farming Simulator 2013, The Sims and Evil Genius.
The Platform Game or Platformer is consists of jumping between stopped platforms of varying height or obstacles and sometimes both to move forward in the game. Some situations of Platformer are 40 Winks, Abuse, Action 52 and Adventure Island.
Challenge video games are a class of games that need challenge resolving. The kinds of vague ideas that need to be sorted can involve many problem resolving skills such as using judgement, word end sequence resolving, strategy and pattern recognition. Some situations of Challenge Video games are Mario, Bejeweled 3, Cradle of Italian capital 2 and Hidden Objects.
While on the subject, let’s keep in mind Sports games such as NHL 13, and FIFA Sports 13 and Arcade games such Chicken Shoot 1, Toy Story Mania and Angry Birds to mention a few.
Nowadays, video games are enjoyed by a wide cross-section in our society, from toddlers to grandparents and these have been accepted by everyone as a good types of entertainment and seen to be better than viewing tv as it requires the viewer’s involvement and interaction.