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Everything I’ve been taught about video games as a parent is a lie

Two young children play the open world game Minecraft on their iPads.
Two young children play the open world game Minecraft on their iPads.
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With a new update to the video game, young people have even more of an excuse to seek out escapism during the pandemic

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The game provides players a sense of daily routine and gives them an open world to wander — a luxury that’s sorely lacking from our lives

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