When Your World is Too Stressful, Step into a Different One for a Bit: Video Games as Escape

Mackenzie Cormack

Abstract


The importance of video games as an escape cannot be overstated for many during the COVID-19 pandemic. For teens and young adults, the pandemic took from them a lot of their social and school related milestones. During such a difficult and stressful time many turned to video games to cope with the ever-changing world. In this article we will explore the importance of video games as a form of escape, and how they can play and important role in young adult lives.


Keywords


Diversity; Fantasy; Gaming

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