Video gaming can lead to a habit that unavoidably lead to psychological impact towards the player.
Players with a strong addiction to it may reduce their contact with the environment. Playing video games eliminate the interest of one’s daily activities and hobbies and therefore also eliminate the participation of outdoor events. In addition, addiction to these can also led to a different attitude due to long hours of loneliness without any communication with their surroundings.
Such impact can lead to one of society’s biggest fear which is depression. Video games nowadays, especially that contain violent actions, have progressively become more realistic in order for players to be immersed to the game. Players that have an interest in these categories of games had led to depression and anxiety. Studies have found that youngsters that frequently encounter violence or even violent events can increase their level of depression