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Why video games are amazing
You’re racing through the streets of L.A. at 170 miles per hour driving a Ford GT in an
illegal street race risking two hundred thousand dollars for first place. You are playing Midnight
Club; just one of many video games that are amazing to play. You can experience new worlds
while doing things you wouldn’t usually do. Many games can also be played with friends, either
in person or over the internet allowing you to game with people from around the world. The
most popular games systems are 360, PS3 and the PC.
Shooter games let you kill and die through other creatures. In Halo Reach, you are a
Spartan in the year 2552 defending the planet Reach from the Covenant. Another genre is
racing games. They can be very high adrenalin and fun without risking your life to win a race.
Test Drive Unlimited is an open world racing game on one of the islands of Hawaii where you
drive around racing for money and buying/selling cars and houses. Open World video games
are my favorite because you don’t have to follow a story line, you can go off and explore. In
Mercenaries 2 you’re a mercenary in Venezuela. Venezuelan Army, People's Liberation Army of
Venezuela, Allied Nations, Chinese, Universal Petroleum, or the pirates can hire you to do a job
for them that might include guarding a convoy, taking out a base, or assassinating a general.
Halo 3 is one of many games you can play online with your friends and people from all
around the world. Slayer is a game type in Halo 3 where you are teamed up with 3-5 players
and the first team to kill 50 players on the opposite team wins. Runescape is an example of a
massively multiplayer online role playing game where you can go on quests or train your skills.
Using a chat function you can talk to other players that can be from anywhere with an internet
connection. In Rainbow Six Vegas 2 you can play split screen terrorist hunt which is a game
mode were you and your friends kill terrorists from the same consol and the screen is just split
The three most popular game systems are the Xbox 360, Play Station 3, and the PC.
Xbox 360 is my favorite game system because it is the only system the full Halo Tetralogy can
be played on. The Play Station is also amazing because you can use the “Play Station move”
on it, which lets you play the game without using a default controller but a gun shaped one.
The PC is one of the oldest, most used game systems around. The PC is in my top 3 because
there is such a variety of games and you can mod those games to make them more amazing. In
Halo C.E. you can change what weapons do so you can have an assault rifle that shoots rockets
instead of bullets and a tank that can fly.
Where else can you fight a war against aliens as the planet starts to blow up with your
friends from the comfort of your living room? There are so many great games and a lot of
great systems to play them on. You never know what’s going to happen next. Maybe you will be
fighting off an alien army as they try to take over earth or fighting in World War Three as a U.S. Marine in the front lines.