[ vid-ee-oh-geym ]
/ ˈvɪd i oʊˌgeɪm /
any of various interactive games played using a specialized electronic gaming device or a computer or mobile device and a television or other display screen, along with a means to control graphic images.
any of various games played using a microchip-controlled device, as an arcade machine or handheld toy.
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- video cassette,
- video cassette recorder,
- video conferencing,
- video display terminal,
- video frequency,
- video gaming,
- video jockey,
- video journalism,
- video mail,
- video memory
Origin of video game
First recorded in 1970–75
Also called electronic game.
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any of various games that can be played by using an electronic control to move points of light or graphical symbols on the screen of a visual display unit
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