NPR podcast this morning was all about how gaming and play in general is an important part of EVERYONE’S life http://the1a.org/shows/2017-01-25/how-play-shapes-the-world. Tune in an listen to what has to be said, it may change your mind about giving the stink-eye to the computer games.
Some books that deal with Gaming in the plot:
Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore :a wonderful mix of an old book store, savy computer characters and a wonderful cult-like group of devotees,
The Nix a popular title has an extensive sub plot of gaming and its place in people’s lives.