Online games are often stereotyped as being bad influence and addictive. This is not true all the time. Anyone can get addicted to playing them when they neglect their responsibilities or regular chores. Online gaming often becomes beneficial when it is undertaken under the supervision of parents or guardians. However, it is a reality that some teenagers find themselves getting highly addicted, to the point of indulging themselves to the point of escaping the real world to live the virtual world. As a result, their school work or home chores take a back seat as online gaming takes center stage.
Parental guidance should be in a place to choose the right games that offer more benefits than disadvantages. The advantages of playing include: