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video games

n. (video game English)

Video Games (disambiguation)

Video Games may refer to:

  • Video game
Video Games (song)

"Video Games" is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey for her second studio album, Born to Die (2012). The song was produced by Robopop. The lyrics and musical composition are attributed to Del Rey and Justin Parker, author of her song, " Born to Die" and others from the same album. It was first released to the Internet on June 29, 2011, was later released on her extended play, Lana Del Rey, and re-released as the lead single from her second studio album, Born to Die on October 10, 2011, through Interscope Records. Musically, "Video Games" is a baroque pop ballad, that lyrically refers to a girl who finds solace in the simple moments in life, such as watching her boyfriend play video games.

"Video Games" was a commercial success, peaking at No. 1 in Germany and Luxembourg, reaching a top 10 position in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom among others. The song's accompanying music video was directed and edited by the singer herself, combining scenes of Del Rey performing the song filmed on a webcam with clips of archive footage. Certified platinum in four countries, the song won an Ivor Novello Award for "Best Contemporary Song" in 2012 and was nominated for several other awards shortly after release. "Video Games" peaked at number 91 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, leading to a gold certification in 2013 when the RIAA changed how it calculated certifications. Following the release of her third EP, Paradise, the song returned to their Top Heatseekers chart at number 11.

Usage examples of "video games".

It was hard to credit animal deaths and mysterious accidents when people were snacking on sushi and drinking espresso in a modern, well-lit, state-of-the-art retail store in which the newest books, CDs, video games, fashions, cosmetics, and household appliances were a mere aisle or two away.

Melissa Squires wasn't big on candy or video games for her son, so comic books seemed like a good bet.

I want one of those keys you win in video games, that allows you to blast through walls and reach the next level get to *the other side*.

It only incidentally began showcasing video games in the early 1980s.