Persuasive Speech About Video Games

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“Greetings Guardians”, a line stated by Lord Shaxx from the video game Destiny. Today, I will discuss the positives to video games to the many people who still believe that video games are only works of the devil.. To start this off, you must know that there is a push for esports in the Olympics and more and more people earning an income off of gaming. This is main reason why I will be discussing the common stereotypes today. In modern society, many people assume gamers are these forty year old obese men who live in their parents basement. Although this might be true for a select few people, the vast majority of gamers are people who enjoy spending time together. This is especially seen nowadays with online only games such as Fortnite, Destiny 2, and Monster Hunter World. These games require people to progress together and strategize together to accomplish a common a goal. But that’s besides the point. The point is people see gamers as hermits who only eat pizza and drink Mountain Dew. Today, people can use video games as a way to employ themselves. These people often become individuals known as Youtubers and Twitch Streamers. More importantly, this is not divided between genders as they are many men and women serving as means of entertainment to the people consuming their content. Today, in society, people see video games as a male hobby while women are not supposed to even touch a controller. This stereotype only emerged when Nintendo was releasing the

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