The gaming industry has evolved a lot since it was invented many centuries ago. Games fall into different categories. However, video games have dominated the space since the first one was invented in the late 1950s.
The nature of the games you were used to when growing up is slightly different from what we have today. Even though some share concepts, we can now see advanced graphics, online tournaments, and online communities for various games. The differences you see today are just the beginning. This is what the future of games looks like: