LOGIN Conference: The Real Value of Violence for the Player Experience (May 2009)

LOGIN Conference: The Real Value of Violence for the Player Experience (May 2009)

Presented by Scott Rigby at the LOGIN Conference in Seattle, WA (May 11-14, 2009)

Video games often involve violent themes and content. Even though this puts such games “in the crosshairs” of parents, teachers, and policy makers, developers keep turning them out because players love them. But interestingly, little research has been done regarding the actual value of violent content, either to player enjoyment or a game’s bottom line. This presentation for developers reviews research from six studies that examine the question of the “value of violence.”

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