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video_game

video game

English

Noun

video game (plural video games)

  1. A type of game existing as and controlled by software, usually run by a video game console or a computer, and played on a video terminal or television screen. Controlled by a paddle, joystick, joypad, mouse, keyboard, or a combination of any of them.

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Etymology

Borrowing from English video game

Noun

video game m (plural video games)

  1. video game (software game)
  2. (Brazil) video game console

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:video game.

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