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The Concept of Death In Video Games

"Death in video games is always handled differently. Some games you may simply respawn at the closest checkpoint, reload your gun and try again. Others may make you restart with fewer supplies or even back at the start of the level. Death has always been a motivation to succeed in games, as we humans detest failure. Check out more recent years and you can really see the trend towards more inventive ways to die." - Capsule Computers

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futurefrog1391d ago

I think dying in a game is the same as dying in real life

LinkageAX1391d ago

Whenever one of my toons dies in an MMO I jump off a bridge.

masterabbott1390d ago

i love dying in games .. especially in Dragon's Lair that game is a death trap with every move you take!

urwifeminder1390d ago (Edited 1390d ago )

I commited suicide 81 times in a waw match cooking grenades lol its my record, i make my own fun in games i love it when serious players get upset griefing is my new guilty pleasure i place no value on my life in games.

Picnic1390d ago

Limbo is good for this. After staying on your character for a few seconds, the screen slowly fades out, not uniformly but in stages as if a candle has just been blown out.