Essays Tagged: "Video Games"

Television Violence and it's effect on Children

l of that exposure, one might pose the question, 'How can seeing so much violence on television and video games and hearing about violence in in music affect a child's behavior?' Obviously these media ... ic performance, precocious sexuality, obesity, and the use of drugs or alcohol (Deitz). Television, video games, and music are very influential and if there is too much violence available for children ...

(3 pages) 251 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Lucas: king of film

mpacts reach out in more fields than just film. He has created companies that produce award winning video games, toy companies produce action figures designed after characters from his movies, many bo ...

(5 pages) 95 0 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Music in Video Games

Throughout the history of the video game industry, there has been many changes concerning music in video games. Music in video ga ... ither directly or indirectly resulting from improvements in the technology which is used to produce video game music. These improvements in technology include the increase of the number of bits of a ... cal advancements, one can see that technology has indeed caused great improvements for music in the video game industry.                 The first technological enhanceme ...

(5 pages) 81 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Peer Pressure ,The ultimate downfall

ny people to sit around in rooms and do absolutely nothing productive unless it involves conquering video games. Most teenagers find it easier to fall into bad habits than spend their time doing somet ...

(3 pages) 165 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

about the competition among the 3 main video game companies...Nintendo, Sega, and Sony

Video games are a big market these days. Within the past few years, the industry has boomed into a v ... ine. According to the reviews, the system was supposed to be able to have amazing polygon graphics. Video games coming out these days are considered good if they consist of many polygonal graphics mov ... ny polygonal graphics moving at a smooth and fast speed. From what he said, I thought that no other video game system could compare with it. When I entered the store, the walls were covered with many ...

(4 pages) 158 0 3.1 Aug/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The following essay analyzes two articles arguing for the importance of literary aestheticism as an adjunct to ideological critique.

tion whatsoever, and that it is only the product, like any other product, such as a Chia pet, music videos, and video games, meant solely for personal gratification, those reflective and erudite few w ... fication, those reflective and erudite few who prefer lucubration to the mental masturbation (which video games and music videos engender) of the majority in society understand that the functions of l ...

(9 pages) 125 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An essay on Japan's economony

most of Japan's most successful exports. They include such products as cars, robotics, cameras and video games. In the areas that had a lot of government regulation, it was uncompetitive, such as che ...

(2 pages) 165 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This is a research paper on the effects of video games. It is pro video games, and argues against the negetive effects.

The Art Of Gaming:The Effects of Video GamesVideo games have been under a lot of scrutiny the last few years. Many people believe tha ... mful side effects, and that children and teens should not be allowed to play them. I happen to love video games, and I wanted to examine for myself the research that has been done, and decide if the c ... mental side effects, but that neither of the two is significant enough to cause alarm.Mental EffectsVideo games do produce some mental side effects, but what many people don't know, is that there are ...

(7 pages) 567 2 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Title: Human-Level Artificial Intelligence in Computer Games. This essay describes the breakthroughs that may occur in the field of Artificial Intelligence through the study of computer video games.

pplications to be used internally and externally by their company, and as designers of computer and video games. As technology and computers have come into the forefront in today's society, the world ... the next best alternative in computer games.The computer world was revolutionized when computer and video games became a major industry in the latter quarter of the 20th century. People were beginning ...

(6 pages) 171 0 3.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

Addictions to sex and drugs, video games and computers (internet).

ction's that are controlling people today. Addictions can range from drugs and sex to computers and video games. There are many different forms of addictions that are trapping our society. Drugs and s ... ery harmful addictions because they can harm people in many physical and mental ways. Computers and video games are also very harmful addictions because they can halt people from socializing and inter ...

(2 pages) 115 1 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Does television violence negatively effect children.

programs and movies on television, children have access to other on-screen entertainment, including video games and the Internet. Does witnessing this violence make children more aggressive, and if so ... lthough there is convincing evidence that children who frequently watch TV violence or play violent video games are more aggressive than other children, this might simply mean that children that are p ...

(2 pages) 141 1 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Critique on an example of public relation: Homepage of iTV.

s PR exampleHong Kong Telecom rolled out Interactive TV (iTV), one of the world's first large-scale video-on-demand (VOD) services at the end of 1997. Citizens will be able to plump themselves on the ... e able to plump themselves on the couch, press a few buttons and order television programs, movies, video games and other content via high-speed telephone lines, delivered whenever they want to view t ...

(6 pages) 137 1 1.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Short Term Psychological Effects of Mature Rated Video/Computer Games on Young Children.

When one says video games are bad, in an emotional sense, and furthermore have no other comments as to why video g ... sense, and furthermore have no other comments as to why video games are bad, one would assume that video games are bad. Having heard no other opinion on the matter, deeming video games as bad would b ... ogical reasoning. This was my first problem. I have neither read nor heard anything that would deem video games as safe in a short term scheme. So, to weed through all articles deeming video games bad ...

(8 pages) 208 4 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Gun control vs freedom", how Americans view their right to own guns; some web links which deal with various gun and crime statistics first language

won over bloody and "heroic" wars with guns. Guns are portrayed throughout television, movies, and video games. Guns are a popular symbol of power, control, authority, dominance, and can be associate ...

(5 pages) 238 2 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Different views and multiple examples of video games

Video GamesThere are many different views concerning video games, both negative and positive. Many p ... are a number of examples and opinions to both sides of this issue.Most of the negative views about video games pertain to those of violent content, such as Dungeons and Dragons, and Quake. Some peopl ... nt treatment to innocent people in these games quite offensive, and for good reason. If any kind of video games are harmful to our children these type are. Games like Halo, SWAT, and Spider man are ga ...

(2 pages) 141 6 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Gambeling. (different types)

hasing is when you gamble to try and win back money. It is done alot in poker and sometimes even on video games. It is also done alot in casinos on something very comman called "slots"..:~PrObLeM GaMb ... e bets among friends/family¤Raffle tickets¤Games of skill (like beating each other in video games, pool, hoops, etc.)¤Dice games¤Board gamesLots of teens don't consider the ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Games today, too violent?

ver since its advance, there has been a popular turn towards the electricity-powered hype known as "video" - motion imaging. As technology grew more and more advanced, electronics began its introducti ... nts amongst younger people occur, a connection is made between these violent events and the violent videos and media that children have so become fond of (1). As electronic media becomes the scapegoat ...

(10 pages) 270 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Culture and media. Thoughts on pop. culture in the U.S.

en literature and broadcasting,popular music, consumer products (everything from trash compacters tovideo games, from cars to religious videos), popular dance and theater, videogames, certain decorati ... popular here at all.Likewise, most popular music here would be very unpopular in America. Also,the video jockeys (VJs) are not American. They're thoroughly European,representing European cultures, cl ...

(17 pages) 653 1 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Media's Influence on Young Girls

ur culture is media-saturated: ads, TV, radio, internet, movies, magazines, newspapers, billboards, video games, logos. Media sends messages on several levels: written words which people think are mos ... s of sexuality, and teenagers are inadvertently exposed to these provocative images.Music and music videos also feature sexually explicit lyrics and images. While sexual themes have always been an asp ...

(12 pages) 477 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Ethnography: Dance Dance Revoltuion Society

g their hair in the air. However, that quickly ended and music has since evolved. Also in the 80's, video games came out and swept the nation by storm with Nintendo and Atari systems. However, video g ... this shows that certain trends can emerge into even more complex idea. Dance Dance Revolution is a video game where a person is to watch a monitor screen where arrows show up, and you follow the step ...

(6 pages) 127 5 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art