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How to Live the Video Game and Get Away from Screen Addiction

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The rise in popularity of video games as a form of entertainment has been seemingly exponential, especially in the past 20 years. And the technological advancements (from a visual and gameplay standpoint) have been astronomical over just the past 10 years. Video games have a unique potential that other forms of visual entertainment, like movies and television, don’t have; you get to be the star of the movie you’re watching. You can replay the “movie” you’re in multiple times, and often each time leads you to a different ending that’s fun every time.

However, many games’ monetization strategies have drastically changed since 2010. Instead of simply buying the game and letting the player derive their satisfaction from experiencing the game or playing with friends, often times “loot crates” are used to sell different visual changes to the game, such as a different look for the weapons or the outfits. These are randomized, like a slot machine, and often times the game becomes more about collecting expensive cosmetic items, instead of enjoying the game itself. The cost of these loot crates sometimes greatly outweighs the value of the base game, and pursuing them can be highly addictive. The better option is to return to the essence of what makes video games special: the ability to live the game.

Battle House Laser Combat offers all the core features of video games that give them an edge over movies or TV shows: during a battle at BHLC, you can be the star in an action movie, get mental and physical stimulation, develop skills, enjoy replayability, and have a blast playing with friends and family. Fortunately, Battle House has designed each game to focus, first and foremost, on teamwork and cooperation delivered through the medium of an awesome action scenario, not artificial reward systems meant to create an addiction and drain your wallet.

For more information on the unique, family-friendly thrill of Battle House Laser Combat, please contact:

Battle House Laser Combat

28039 W. Northpointe Pkwy Unit 4

Lake Barrington, IL 60010

815-900-9003

www.battlehouselasercombat.com

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