What Are Online Games?

Online Games

Online Games are games เกม PG AR และ VR played over the internet on a computer or mobile device. They can be multiplayer games such as the popular Words With Friends, or single player games like chess and Texas Hold’em, or interactive experiences with virtual board games, escape rooms and more.

Online gaming can be socially rewarding as people connect with others through in-game chat and team-based experiences. It can also be cognitively stimulating as players work to improve their skills. For example, problem-solving has been shown to boost brain function and improve memory and responsiveness, while games that encourage strategic thinking, imagination and concentration, such as puzzle games and trivia games, can help develop these skills.

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People can also connect with other gamers through online gaming communities where they can exchange tips, discuss strategies and interests, and make long-term friendships. However, many of these games can be addictive and result in people spending excessive time playing them. This can lead to neglect of other interests and even financial difficulties as gamers spend real money on in-game purchases.

Many children and young people play online games, but it is important that trusted adults are aware of their risks and work with them to ensure they enjoy them responsibly. In this webinar, broadcaster and online safety expert Myleene Klass is joined by Heather Cardwell – a practising online safety lead who is CE-OP trained – to explore what online gaming is, how to recognise appropriate gaming and the ways in which it can be safely used by children and young people.