Video gamers prefer story to savagery, study finds


Video gamers prefer story to savagery, study finds

18th January 2009

Does watching a character’s head explode on a television screen provide you with ultimate gratification when you are playing your favourite video game?

If so, then the results of a new study may surprise you. The findings — that plot and challenge are more important than death and destruction — contradict the popularly held belief that violence is what makes video games fun.

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