Friday, November 15, 2013

How video games are getting in your head and wallet

Here's how video games are getting in your head and wallet: many video games have virtual goods like in app purchases.

Researchers in game companies tweak games so players stay on longer, or to encourage them to spend money on virtual goods. They study gamers reactions. It's become a science. Researchers have proven that kids and teenagers spend too much time on games and don't focus in school. Kids and teenagers spend so much time in school thinking about what are they going to do in the games when they get home. In millions of families, video games are a source of intense love and intense hate because they can be incredibly compelling.


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