video game

noun
1.
any of various games played using a microcomputer with a keyboard and often joysticks to manipulate changes or respond to the action or questions on the screen.
2.
any of various games played using a microchip-controlled device, as an arcade machine or hand-held toy.
Also called electronic game.


Origin:
1970–75

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video game
 
n
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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video 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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