The Long Term Popularity of Online Video Games in American Culture This study will evaluate the video games in American culture as a popular phenomenon that historical provides a way for people to interact online. Online video games have become a major trend in pop-culture not just because they are fun and educational to play, but also because they have become a big part of social interaction among teens. Because of that, it looks like a pop cultural phenomenon that is not going to fade away. By understanding various studies done on the Online Video Game as a form of “civic engagement” for young people in America, the context of it is a pop phenomenon that continues to stand the test of time. The history of videos games has not been...The end:
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