Story: Arcade, computer and video games

Gamers at play, 2013

Gamers at play, 2013

This is a typical sight in a household of gamers – figures focusing intently on a screen with the lights dimmed and curtains drawn. The man on the left is playing the game Black Ops on the Playstation 3 and the other is playing games on the popular social networking website Facebook.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Arcade, computer and video games - Video arcades and gaming: 1970s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 January 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013