Quizzing the effect of gaming on wellbeing

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Whether it’s a politician declaring them to be responsible for encouraging violence or a news station claiming they’re going to result in the downfall of our children, a lot of negativity has been thrown at video games and the people who play them.

It feels like things are changing though. More people are beginning to realise that gaming can help improve our mental health and every gamer has a personal story about how a certain title helped them through a tough time. Video games are gradually being seen as something of worth rather than the ‘mindless entertainment’ view frequently held by those who don’t play, and spending your weekend playing the latest release can be just as worthwhile as watching a movie or reading a book.

Every now and again though, something happens to make you question just how quickly opinions are shifting. Here’s a recent anecdote for…

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