Gaming is the running of specialized applications known as electronic games or video games on game consoles like X-box and PlayStation or on personal computers (in which case the activity is known as online gaming). ... In its most sophisticated form, a gaming interface can constitute a form of virtual reality.

What is the purpose of gaming?

Playing video games fulfils a purpose in their lives. This could include gaming for: relaxation, opportunities to exert control, enjoyment, creativity, socialization, prevent boredom, challenge, and achievement. It could also be used as a coping method or stress management.

Is gaming a good thing?

Gaming is really a workout for your mind disguised as fun. Studies have shown that playing video games regularly may increase Gray matter in the brain and boost brain connectivity. (Gray matter is associated with muscle control, memories, perception, and spatial navigation.)