On the Spot

By Michael Turton

Video games: Obsession, or recreation?

“It’s easier to be obsessed today than when they first came out. Kids want instant gratification.” ~Aubrey Jenkins, Beacon

“I don’t play a lot, but if you’re less social, isolated, you can make friends online.” ~Alex Graff, Beacon

“They’re an alternative form of recreation — with obsessive tendencies.” ~Joe DiGiglio, Cold Spring