Could analyzing how humans think make better video games?
Trying to get more players to that unique state of gaming nirvana
- Alexandra Ossola for Popular Science February 17th, 2015
- Source: http://www.popsci.com/new-tool-make-better-video-games
Recently, on a cold, solitary evening, I decided to reprise one of my teenage pastimes: I played Super Mario 64. At first it was a little different than I remembered—the picture grainier, the music tinnier, my computer keyboard unnatural as I tried to put Mario through the classic moves I would have completed with finesse with an old-school Nintendo controller. But as I got my bearings in this uncanny digital world, I looked up at the clock and an hour had passed. I thought it had been ten minutes.