The computer games are, as the name suggests, games using computers. In fact, computer games are almost similar to video games. The major difference here is that there are certain games, which do not require video displays and are therefore not video games. Such games function only on certain written work or through the keyboard. The line of distinction is though very fine. The computer games are generally on ordinary computers and you can utilize the entire keyboard options to help you in playing the game efficiently. These games come within the viewing purview of only the player or those sitting nearby. It is the best for single players or you can play with your friends and family with the help of networking. On the other hand, the video game utilizes the television screen and is therefore in full view of many. The computer games generally use the entire range of available hardware on the system. They also use up a lot of energy and consume quite a lot of power. However, some games of this category demand such integrated hardware that it seems an easy job to play a video game than this. This is the reason the video game manufacturers are very specific about certain types of video games. There are different types and categories of computer games. Some of them make the maximum use of the keyboard while some utilize the mouse to the maximum. There are some others, which use both the keyboard and the mouse. In all the games are very popular and sure are a hit with people across all ages. A recent modification to the computer games is that they permit certain changes, which you can easily use while playing. These make the games more interesting and you can play them any number of times. These specific modifications are commonly termed 'mods' and you can use these from the Internet. These mods are certain tools and other accessories to make the game more interesting and intriguing for you. A still recent version of the games is a hit with those artistically inclined as the games satiate their hunger for more and more art forms.