Computer software and gaming – EB games

Introduction

Video games are the most popular gaming system predominantly used by kids and teens. It is very entertaining and addictive in such a way that people will forget the time, hunger, thirst and get immersed in the virtual world.

How to play a video game?

Playing a video game involves the interaction of the user with a controlling device like keyboard, mouse, joystick etc. to create the visual feedback on the monitor. In order to play a video game, the following things are needed.

  • Monitor/Gaming platform – It can be anything like PC, console or even mobile phone.
  • Controller – It can be a keyboard, mouse, joystick, game pad etc.
  • Gaming software – It is nothing but a small piece of software created by the gaming company to play the specific game.

EB Games

Even though many companies provide the software, EB games is one of the most popular and biggest retailer of video games till today. Its headquarters are located in USA. EB games merged with another popular US video games and electronics retailer Game Stop in the 1990s.

EB games provides video game software for many gaming platforms like Sony Playstation, PC, Nitendo, Xbox and more. The most popular categories of video games are:

  • Adventure
  • Racing
  • Simulation
  • Action
  • Multiplayer
  • Strategy
  • Sports
  • Puzzle
  • Fighting
  • Horror
  • Music

Each category is unique and targeted for users of all ages. Generally boys like racing, fighting, action, adventure or sports while girls like music, simulation or puzzle games.

Some of the best selling video games provided by the retailer are given below:

  • Horizon : Zero Dawn
  • Need for Speed
  • Call of Duty – World War II
  • Hunting Simulator
  • Star Wars Battlefront II
  • Shadow of War
  • Assassin’s Creed Begins
  • Farming Simulator
  • Battlefield
  • Watchdogs

Each game uses different input controls that can be customised according to the need of the game.

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