Is World of Warcraft a Religion?


Photo Credit: KillScreenDaily.com

Photo Credit: KillScreenDaily.com

It is very unlikely that the lucky children who got to open an Atari 2600 video game console on Christmas in 1977 (or their parents) had a clue that the question of whether video games could become a religion would be a legitimate one some day. In our modern world, children as young as three or four learn to operate computers (cell phones and tablets) that are more powerful than those the astronauts used in the Apollo spacecraft.

Dr. Ryan Hornbeck of the Thrive Center has conducted research looking at how for some who play the video game¬†World of Warcraft, the game is a way of life. Click Here to read the full article published online by KillScreenDaily.com to learn more about Dr. Hornbeck’s research.

 

Full Link: http://killscreendaily.com/articles/articles/feature/world-warcraft-religion-one-anthropologist-thinks-so/