Most people think that online gaming is for couch potatoes who wants nothing but to enjoy wasting time in front of their computers. However, there are reasons behind these and with responsible playing and right moderation gamers can actually benefit from these.
Gives fun and comfort
It’s not a game if it’s not fun. Online games just like any other games surely give joy and excitement to all players from the process of playing until winning. Some games even have cash prizes which boosts motivation to the gamers.
Getting to the places you’ve never been, is like a dream coming true. Whether it’s themed fantast or some city you have seen, it’s fun to see it in just few click of a button.
At the same time, it helps people who are depressed and can’t play physical games forget their problems even just for a while. Online gaming is a sweet escape to reality and helps players become the superhero they want to be.
Advances technical ability
Gamers know what computer and specs to use for a particular game. They know what operating system is playable, what processor, what RAM, video card and alike. It’s knowledge that anyone does not possess. You can call them geeks but that is actually what we should know in this age of technology.
By playing games that needs to follow rules and smart strategies to win, players exercise their cognitive skills. Games incorporated with puzzle, problem solving and alike develop players reasoning and logic especially for the young ones. On the same note, these games also prevent brain illnesses such as dementia and poor memory due to aging.
Online games which needs tactics to win such as Counter Strike, Left 4 Dead and DOTA for team plays helps develop leadership and decision making skills, while individual games like Sudoku, Mahjong and Online Blackjack provides analysis and speed of memory.
Boosts Social Interaction
Players can build camaraderie in single or multiplayer games. They learn how to be a team player and team leaders to do their tasks in order to win the game.
Aside from playing at the same time from different countries across the globe, they can also interact through forums and other social website groups. If they don’t want to socialize with people in public, they can meet new people and exchange ideas and tips on how to play the game even better.