electronic game

electronic game

noun

Origin:
1975–80

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electronic game
 
n
any of various small hand-held computerized games, usually battery-operated, having a small screen on which graphics are displayed and buttons to operate the game

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electronic game

any interactive game operated by computer circuitry. The machines, or "platforms," on which electronic games are played include general-purpose shared and personal computers, arcade consoles, video consoles connected to home television sets, and handheld game machines. The term video game can be used to represent the totality of these formats, or it can refer more specifically only to games played on devices with video displays: television and arcade consoles

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