Why do we enjoy playing scary games so much? Nicholaus Noles, a developmental psychologist at the University of Michigan, gives us a psychological perspective into the science behind our attraction to games that inspire a sense of fear, horror or danger. One of the reasons he gives is that they "allow us to experience powerful and complex emotions in a safe way," and that developers use situations in which gamers have limited control over a scary situation to create an effective...
Posts on April 2011
from Eaten by a Grue
Our water game carnival has concluded, and the people receiving Amazon gift cards for their efforts are listed below.
Here are our top games from last week. Our water game carnival event has also now concluded, and the winners will be announced shortly.
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