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The topic I have decided to analyze is over the disagreement of video games and if they should help save the world or be out of the peoples hands so that they wont develop into murderers The two articles that I have chosen to examine are Be a Gamer Save the World by Jane McGonigal and When Life Imitates Video by John Leo Both of these articles have precise points and are similar in nature only wanting to benefit the public but this disagreement causes individuals to choose a side that they would consider is fit In the article Be a Gamer Save the World by Jane McGonigal she states that video games could be a new type of way we can solve real world problems and connect with people stronger socially McGonigals main claim about video gaming states that video games helps us get motivated and feel more alive in a virtual sense that we are more heroic and feel as if we can do anything even if we failed In the article When Life Imitates Video by John Leo he states that we are too focused into video games so much that we forget what reality and virtual reality is consequently making a ruthless decision Leos main claim is that the younger children given violent video games grow up to become murderers and that the adults end up forgetting what reality is and start copying the actions they were portraying in video games The underlying assumptions that the authors disagree about is that playing video games help make your social life better while becoming determined to do anything and on the other side playing these video games make people want to copy the video games achieving terrible things McGonigals assumption is based off of reason study and the help of university psychologist learning about the reward system in the brain while playing video games Leos assumption is based off of what he has
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