Definitions for video game
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various games played on a video screen or television set with a microcomputer.
any of various games played on a microchip-controlled device, as a toy or arcade machine.
Origin of video game:
computer game, video game(noun)
a game played against a computer
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
video game(noun)ˈvɪd iˌoʊ
a game that involves controlling images on a computer or TV screen
teenagers playing video games
A type of game existing as and controlled by software, usually run by a video game console or a computer, and played on a video terminal or television screen. Controlled by a paddle, joystick, joypad, mouse, keyboard, or a combination of any of these input devices.