Currently, they have become the main entertainment for parents and children, who are passionate about this form of entertainment, this market has attracted young and old people.
There are many game consoles, and among the highlights are: Playstation, Wii, Nintendo DS, PS Vita, Xbox 360, among others. In addition, there are "online" games for those who are lovers of digital technology.
It can be considered as an addiction to video games when you are spending all day sitting in front of a TV no matter what happens around you, do not even feel the concern to satisfy the need for food.
For sociologist Emma Mendoza, the addiction to video games can affect the daily lives of people, as it tends to concentrate rather than the community, as well as the interaction between parents and children individualities.
Mendoza said "every day" that a person can be considered addicted to these types of games when 'interrupted rest time, reduces the time to share with family or when the life of that human being revolves around the activity '.
For computer science teacher at the University of Panama (UP) Donna A. Roper when a child or a parent fails to do his responsibilities by sitting most of the day in front of a TV or computer, playing video games, it is an addiction and should be supervised by parents.
"I have almost an addiction for video games, but I know what time I can devote time to this activity," said Roper.
Contrary to what the experts think about the subject of addiction for video games, to Thomas Arauz, father, 30 years old, "is not an addition, but a way to pass the time, it does not affect me anything, it gives me time to do my responsibilities at home, "he said.
Arauz said that in his free time to spend time with your Nintendo DS games, specifically the game of Mario Kart, which is one of his favorites.
The cost of a game varies according to the type and model it.
- There addiction if not breached its responsibilities to play.