The video "Video Games vs. Depression" explores the connection between video games and depression, and whether they can be a tool to help beat depression. The speaker shares stories from individuals and his own experiences with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. While some people use video games as a healthy coping mechanism, others may spiral into addiction and worsen their depression. Online gaming and the connections made through it can help those suffering from depression and anxiety, by providing a social outlet and support system; however, professional help and talking to people are still crucial aspects of recovery. Seeking help for depression is essential, and talking to others who have experienced similar issues can be cathartic and helpful in building a support network.