The Washington Post
Jun 16, 2022 - 13 min
Let's stop seeing them as a guilty pleasure. An Oxford study showed playing them could be good for our well-being. For the Video Games Editor of the Guardian Keza MacDonald, the study's results came as no surprise. What did astonish her, was the 'shocked' response to it of outlets such as MailOnline, Business Insider and the Times. Here, she reflects on why it is time for the stigma of the subject to change.