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Life With Video Games. We debate and explore all generations of video games, systems, and the industry which drives our hobby. We examine our lives with family and games which create a balance that improves our mental health, reduces stress, and helps us tackle whatever life throws at us. We share stories about how each of us relate to different generations of games we experienced growing up while simultaneously learning a little more about ourselves. Take this journey with us as we explore our lives with video games and how those games influence our lives.

Life With Video Games. We debate and explore all generations of video games, systems, and the industry which drives our hobby. We examine our lives with family and games which create a balance that improves our mental health, reduces stress, and helps us tackle whatever life throws at us. We share stories about how each of us relate to different generations of games we experienced growing up while simultaneously learning a little more about ourselves. Take this journey with us as we explore our lives with video games and how those games influence our lives.
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United States

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Life With Video Games. We debate and explore all generations of video games, systems, and the industry which drives our hobby. We examine our lives with family and games which create a balance that improves our mental health, reduces stress, and helps us tackle whatever life throws at us. We share stories about how each of us relate to different generations of games we experienced growing up while simultaneously learning a little more about ourselves. Take this journey with us as we explore our lives with video games and how those games influence our lives.

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@SneakPixel

Language:

English


Episodes

08 | Gaming Addiction PT 2

11/13/2019
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We explore and discuss Gaming Addiction in a special two-part episode. We scrutinize published articles relating to Gaming Addiction. Online articles from; The Guardian, CBC.CA, and BBC. These hot issues surround an already controversial topic in the gaming industry. We have a very biased opinion regarding gaming addiction and it's loosely labeling of a mental disorder.

Duration:00:35:00

07 | Gaming Addiction PT 1

11/6/2019
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We explore and discuss Gaming Addiction in a special two-part episode. Gaming Addiction is a controversial topic not only for parents but for the gaming industry as well. Our group has an admittedly biased opinion regarding gaming addiction and it's labeling of a mental disorder. Embark on this quest with us as we discover the difference between hardcore gamers and a legitimate Gaming Addiction.

Duration:00:40:29

06 | Gamer Cognitive and Emotional Skills

10/30/2019
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Video games have helped us train our cognitive and emotional skills which have spilled over into our personal lives such as work, family, and life in general. In this episode, we discuss the games which aided in developing our cognitive and emotional skills. This is currently a controversial topic in the mental health field. Some see the benefit in technological apps like breathing apps etc but are still coming to understand how games like smash brothers, first-person shooters, etc are...

Duration:00:42:20

05 | To Couch or Not to Couch

10/23/2019
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Do gamers prefer couch gaming with friends or do they want the online multiplayer experience? Do younger gamers know what couch co-op competitive play is and what it truly means? We explore the roots of our multiplayer gaming and how we experienced these fantastic games growing up, on the couch. Then we dive into how online multiplayer gaming has evolved into our lives and families' lives. As an exciting addition, we have a special guest appearance on the show, enter The Chaz. Enjoy!

Duration:00:55:15

04 | Carpet Punchers

10/16/2019
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We talk about the games that make our blood boil, make us say bad words, and punch carpet! That's right, we're talking about frustrating games that piss us off! We journey back to old school games such as Street Fighter 2 and recall current games like Call of Duty. We ponder about past and evaluate the present while connecting our emotional bonds with stressful and frustrating games.

Duration:00:52:46

03 | Next Gen. Consoles

10/9/2019
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We take a high-level view of the next generations of video game systems. Our predictions/wants for the next generation of gaming by each company which include: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch - Pro, Playstation 5, Steam, Xbox Scarlet and others such as, Apple Arcade and Oculus Quest.

Duration:00:53:43

02 | Play Therapy

10/2/2019
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Michael aka BigCat, provides details on how he combines play therapy and technology for his clients during their therapy sessions. Each host discovers how play therapy can be used with their everyday life and family. We explore games as a mean of being therapeutic and how important playing games were to us growing up.

Duration:00:35:37

01 | Intro To The Team

9/27/2019
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Introducing your hosts/gamers from oldest to youngest: Jason, Adam, Matt, and Michael. Our team covers a wide spectrum of gaming interests, but above all we're regular gamers just like you. We debate and explore the current issues of the gaming industry and how it relates to our lives.

Duration:00:06:49