See also: videogame, vídeo-game, and vídeo game
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈvɪdiːəʊ̯ˌɡeɪm/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈvɪdioʊ̯ˌɡeɪm/
- Hyphenation: vid‧eo game
video game (plural video games)
- A type of game, existing as and controlled by software, usually run by a video game console or a computer, played on a monitor or television screen, and controlled by a joypad, joystick, keyboard, mouse, or paddle. [from 1973]
- 2011 October 7, Lana Del Rey; Justin Parker (lyrics and music), “Video Games”, in Born to Die, performed by Lana Del Rey:
- Swinging in the backyard / Pull up in your fast car whistling my name / Open up a beer / And you say get over here and play a video game / […] / I say you the bestest / Lean in for a big kiss, put his favorite perfume on / Go play your video game
type of game existing as and controlled by software
- video game on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Douglas Harper (2001–2023), “video”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
- videogame, vídeo-game, vídeo game, vídeo game, videogueime (rare)
Unadapted borrowing from English video game.
video game m (plural video games)
- (Brazil) video game (software game)
- Synonym: videojogo
- (Brazil) video game console
For quotations using this term, see Citations:video game.