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The Killer Instinct: Why We Love to Kill In Videogames & Why it's Good

Gaming brings out the dark side in all of us. When we're not cold-bloodedly shooting at friendly troopers in Resistance: Fall of Man, we're deliberately driving our rally car into the crowd in Colin McRae DiRT, praying to god that this time they've found a way to render deformable people. And if we're not doing that, you'll find us idling away the hours in Spider-Man 3 by attempting to find the most creative way to torture and brutalize low-level criminals.

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HaKeRsCanRotINHEL3425d ago

"According to the latest research into violence in videogames by top behavioral psychologists, these random acts of brutality can be partially explained by the inherently inquisitive nature of the modern gamer. Contrary to the stereotype, the games-playing animal is actually a bright, curious beast, an intelligent individual with a keen interest in understanding "how stuff works." Pointing your AK-47 at friendly units or deliberately driving your Subaru Impreza into the watching crowd is just one expression of this; it's you the player testing your boundaries, seeing what you can get away with before the game snaps back and smacks your bottom."

Thats exactly what I was thinking, we're not a bunch of psychos, just diabolical inquisitive geniuses! LOL ];~)>

MK_Red3425d ago

I don't care about killing in games and other things. I want my Killer Instinct 3 rgiht now.

xCAPTSTONERB91x3425d ago

so im a smart insane guy???????......k