What makes them so cool to the point that lots of people would even spend hours on end stuck to their tv screens with calloused fiingers and cramps?
Most Helpful Girl
I like them because it's a nice way to relax and unwind at the end of the day. And they're fun.1
Most Helpful Guy
Depends on the game, but some of the few of the more outstanding factors:
A - Sensory overload.
This may sound kind of dumb, but this is a real thing. Some of the more high octane games (fighting games, first person shooters, etc), games that require lightning quick reaction times and split second decision making, produces a sort of adrenaline high for some people. Have you ever read the study about the effect that video games have on people?
Other studies have shown that people who play video games have incredibly trained reaction times and the ability to discern multiple things happening in front of at a generally increased rate. The downsides include this can also mean that the brain needs to have CONSTANT stimulation, everything around them becomes boring and slow, thus producing an addictive need to play games and overstimulate their mind again.
B - Storytelling.
Some people are glued to a story. A lot of people think games are for chhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DidjobKweCseative stories I have ever seen have been told through games.
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Of course, when it comes to stories, if I had to choose between books and video games, I'm picking books of course :P. But games are certainly no lightweights.
C - Social aspect and accomplishment.
Some games allow you to interact with people at the convenience of your own home, while building up and accomplishing things together. Online Role Playing games come to mind. They allow you to not only show off your skills, but build a community and accomplish things and make your character stronger. Some people like this part of the game, hell, they may even be addicted to that sense of "virtual self-improvement." There are many types of people who lack real life social skills, but when it comes to being behind a keyboard, their personalities really spark and come out and they get to be a different person, this isn't everyone obviously, but a lot of people are like this.2