Video Games: Conversation Questions

Video games are a popular form of entertainment that has been around for decades. They come in many different genres, such as action, and adventure, and can be played on various platforms, including computers, consoles, and mobile devices. 

Many people enjoy playing video games as a way to relax, have fun, and escape from reality for a little while. However, video games can also be a source of debate and controversy, with some people arguing that they are harmful or addictive, while others see them as a positive and enriching activity. 

These are some examples of video games conversation questions:

  1. Do you like video games? Why or why not?
  2. Do you play video games these days?
  3. Are video games addictive?
  4. What video games do you recommend?

These conversation questions can help to explore some of the different perspectives and opinions surrounding video games.

Video Games: General Questions

These are some general questions about video games

  1. What are some of your favorite video games?
  2. What are some video games that you think are underrated?
  3. Do you prefer playing single-player games or multiplayer games, and why?
  4. Have you ever been part of a video game community?
  5. Do you think video games can be used as a form of education or learning tool? If so, how?
  6. In your opinion, what makes a good video game?
  7. What company makes the best games?
  8. Are video games good for relieving stress?
  9. What kinds of gaming equipment do you own?
  10. Do you like to play online games? Which ones?
  11. At what age did you start playing video games?
  12. What do your parents think about video games?
  13. What could be the positive effects of gaming?

Popular Video Games

These are some questions regarding the most popular video games

Have you ever played…?

  • Super Smash Bros
  • Call of Duty
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • League of Legends
  • Roblox
  • Rocket League
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Fortnite
  • Minecraft
  • Call of Duty: Warzone

Video Games: Controversy and Criticism

These are some questions that deal with the criticism that video games get:

  1. What are some of the negative effects that video games can have on people?
  2. How can video game addiction be recognized and treated?
  3. What measures can be taken to prevent young children from playing age-inappropriate video games?
  4. Do you think video games contribute to a sedentary lifestyle?
  5. Have you ever witnessed or experienced any negative consequences of playing video games?
  6. How do you think video games compare to other forms of entertainment, such as movies or television, in terms of their potential to cause harm?

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