Games- ICT has totally revolutionised the way we view entertainment, one huge change was the birth of games and consoles, currently millions of different games exist on a variety of consoles ranging from educational to first person shooters. The most used including Play station Xbox and Nintendo. These consoles allow you to play your favorite games online against strangers to add a bit competition into your game play as well as this by adding your friends you can actually play against them as long as you both have the same game without even being in the same room! Currently games not only thrive on the main consoles a large number of phones and i pads also incorporate apps which give the ability to have fun on the go!
ICT is not only used in game play but also in all aspects of entertainment music and media nowadays rely on ICT to make the most enjoyable experience possible whether you are watching a groundbreaking new film in a cinema or relaxing in your home to a range of music styles ICT is used to make our lives more enjoyable and as a recreational activity!
Some negatives of ICT as entertainment are that rather than having fun outside and exercising meanwhile most ICT entertainment revolves around sitting down and submerging yourself in a virtual reality although this is more fun and carry no actual risks unlike that which your avatar faces it does however increase obesity and social awkwardness!
Finally ICT is used world wide to create a more enjoyable entertainment experience using the internet we can download games songs or even films as a way to pass the time on a wet Friday afternoon!
Mobile Phones- Not only can mobile phones be used to call people on the go meaning in an emergency you can get in contact with anyone across the globe as long as you have a good satellite connection. They can also be used to take photos and videos, play games and even have an unlimited range of apps that can do anything from telling you the time in Sweden to giving you a map of your local area to help you get around! Many people in the community have mobile phones that make lives a whole lot easier!
"There are movie shows downtown" - Extract from downtown by Petula Clark