Kids Prefer Playing Sports Video Games To Watching The Real Thing
from the go-outside-and-play-already dept
Sports and video games have been closely aligned since the dawn of video gaming. When Pong was first created, it really only resembled a distant, rudimetary cousin of its real world counterpart, ping pong. Today, video games are so realistic that athletes are using them to mentally prepare themselves a night before the game. So it’s not suprising that for today’s kids, “real life” sporting events are losing their appeal to their video game counterparts. Rather than shouting futily at the television to make a great shot, why not take destiny into your own hands and sink that game winner yourself?